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Cyclones Finish Play At Wildcat Invitational

Release: 10/13/2013
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TUCSON, Ariz. – Lydia Green and Talisa Merchiers picked up wins as Iowa State wrapped up play Sunday at the Wildcat Invitational.

Green earned a 6-1, 6-3 win against UTSA’s Alena Shichkova to win the consolation title of the Crimson bracket. The freshman bounced back after dropping a three-set match in the opening round to finish 3-1 this weekend.

Merchiers beat UTSA’s Lina Hallgren, 6-4, 6-3, to end the weekend on a good note.

Meghan Cassens fell to UTEP’s Davina Meza, 6-1, 6-3, in her final match of the weekend and Caroline Andersen dropped a 6-4, 6-4 decision to Cal State Northridge’s Corinne Schnyder.

Iowa State returns to action next weekend with Ksenia Pronina, Samantha Budai and Ana Gasparovic competing at the ITA Regionals in Norman, Okla.

Mickey Hsu/Kristen Poei (CSUN) def. Cassens/Green (ISU), 8-3
Scout Shutter/Jessica Warren (CSUN) def. Andersen/Merchiers (ISU), 8-4

Davina Meza (UTEP) def. Meghan Cassens (ISU), 6-1, 6-3
Corinne Schnyder (CSUN) def. Caroline Andersen (ISU), 6-4, 6-4
Lydia Green (ISU) def. Alena Shichkova (UTSA), 6-1, 6-3
Talisa Merchiers (ISU) def. Lina Hallgren (UTSA), 6-4, 6-3

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