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Cyclones Fall to Marquette, 5-2

Release: 02/07/2014
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MILWAUKEE, Wisc.- The Iowa State tennis team lost 5-2 to Marquette on Friday evening in Milwaukee. The Cyclones fall to 3-2 overall (0-0 Big 12) this season while Marquette improves to 2-1.

The Cyclones started off strong in doubles with a win from junior Ksenia Pronina and freshman Samantha Budai at the No. 1 slot. The duo took down Ana Pimienta and Ali Dawson, 6-2.

Budai also saw singles success, taking down Erin Gebes, 6-2, 6-1, at the No. 2 spot. Senior Emma Waites earned the second singles point for the Cyclones at the No. 6 spot, taking down Aleeza Kanner, 6-3, 6-3.

Sophomore Ana Gasparovic teamed up with junior Meghan Cassens at No. 2 doubles, falling short to Gebes and Rocio Diaz, 6-1. At No. 3 doubles, freshman Lydia Green and senior Emma Waites lost 6-4 to Vanessa Foltinger and Kanner.

At No. 1 singles, Marquette’s Pimienta fought her way to a ten-point superbreak with Pronina. Pimienta ultimately took the win, 4-6, 7-5, 1-0(4).

At No. 3 singles, Cassens was defeated by Dawson, 6-2, 6-2. Gasparovic was defeated by Foltinger, 7-5, 6-2, at the No. 4 spot. Green was also defeated at the No. 5 spot, 7-5, 6-4, by Diaz.
The Cyclones will return to action Saturday at noon in Milwaukee against Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

No. 1: Pronina/Budai (ISU) def. Pimienta/Dawson (MU), 6-2
No. 2: Gebes/Diaz(MU) def. Cassens/Gasparovic (ISU), 6-1
No. 3: Foltinger/Kanner (MU) def. Green/Waites (ISU), 6-4

No. 1: Ana Pimienta (MU) def. Ksenia Pronina (ISU), 4-6, 7-5, 1-0(4)
No. 2: Samantha Budai (ISU) def. Erin Gebes (MU), 6-2, 6-1
No. 3: Ali Dawson (MU) def. Meghan Cassens (ISU), 6-2, 6-2
No. 4: Vanessa Foltinger (MU) def. Ana Gasparovic (ISU), 7-5, 6-2
No. 5: Rocio Diaz (MU) def. Lydia Green (ISU), 7-5, 6-4
No. 6: Emma Waites (ISU) def. Aleeza Kanner (MU), 6-3, 6-3

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