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Cyclones Open Competition at WMU Invitational

Release: 11/08/2012
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KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Iowa State tennis team opened up its final tournament of the fall season with a full day of competitive matches. All eight Cyclone student-athletes competed in singles and doubles action Friday.

Emma Waites defeated Kelsey Lawson of Depaul, 1-6, 6-4, 1-0 (5).  Waites lost the first set before battling back in a competitive second set and taking the third. Waites takes on Western Michigan's King in the semifinal.

Claudia Ortiz took the court against Drew Fillis of Bowling Green State. Ortiz won in three sets, 1-6, 6-4, 1-0 (7).  Ortiz moves into the semifinals against Ali Dawson of Marquette.

Simona Cacciuttolo and Ksenia Pronina paired up in doubles to play Rocio Diaz and Aina Hernandez from Marquette. The duo won the competitive match with a score 8-6. Cacciutolo and Pronina then fell to Indiana's Carolyn Chupa and Katie Klycyzk, 8-5.

Waites teamed up with Jenna Langhorst to defeat Western Michigan's Maggie Remynse and Kelsey King, 8-4. The duo fell 8-6 in the second round to the Louisville tandem of Rebecca Shine and Alex Tachovsky.

Matea Cutura (Depaul) def. Simona Cacciuttolo (ISU), 6-2, 6-2
Quinn Gleason (ND) def. Ksenia Pronina (ISU), 7-5, 6-2.
Sophie Garre (IU) def. Meghan Cassens (ISU), 6-2, 6-0
Shannon Murdy (IU) def. Jenna Langhorst (ISU), 6-2, 4-6, 1-0 (4)
JoHanna Manningham (ND) def. Caroline Hauge Andersen (ISU), 7-5, 4-6, 1-0 (9)
Emma Waites (ISU) def. Kelsey Lawson (Depaul), 1-6, 6-4, 1-0 (5)
Claudia Ortiz (ISU) def. Drew Fillis (BGSU), 1-6, 6-4, 1-0 (5)

Cacciuttolo/Pronina (ISU) def. Diaz/A. Hernandez (Marquette), 8-6
Chupa/Klycyzk (IU) def. Cacciuttolo/Pronina (ISU), 8-5
L. Hernandez/Foltinger (Marquette) def. Nixon/Ortiz (ISU), 8-0
Kauss/Murdy (IU) def. Cassens/Andersen (ISU), 8-0
Langhorst/Waites (ISU) def. Remynse/King (WMU), 8-4
Shine/Tachovsky (UL) def. Langhorst/Waites, 8-6

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