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Cyclones Down Milwaukee, 6-1

Release: 02/08/2014
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Milwaukee, Wisc.- Iowa State Tennis (4-2, 0-0 Big 12) took down the Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers on Saturday in Milwaukee, 6-1. The Panthers are now 1-2 for the season.

The Cyclones started off strong by taking the doubles point with wins at the No. 1 and No. 2 spots. Junior Ksenia Pronina and freshman Samantha Budai teamed up at No. 1 doubles to take down Diana Tokar and Christina Colarossi, 6-2. At No. 2, Junior Meghan Cassens and sophomore Ana Gasparovic defeated Hayley Marshall and Alyssa Straub, 6-3.

Pronina saw Tokar again at No. 1 singles, taking the win 6-1, 6-2. Budai took the win over Aerielle Pendleton, 6-2, 6-2, at the No. 2 spot.

Cassens got the win at the No. 3 singles over Marshall, 6-0, 6-0. Gasparovic took the win at the No. 4 spot,  6-2, 4-6, 1-0(7), over Dana Shannon. Senior Emma Waites took down Kristin Kurer at the No. 6 spot, 4-6, 6-3, 1-0(6).

Freshman Lydia Green was defeated by Straub at No. 5 singles, 6-1, 6-0.

At No. 3 doubles, junior Caroline Anderson and Waites lost to Shannon and Pendleton, 6-1.

The Cyclones will be back in action next Friday in Miami, taking on Florida Atlantic at 12 p.m.

Iowa State 6, Milwaukee 1

1. PRONINA, Ksenia (IOWAST) def. TOKAR, Diana (UWM) 6-1, 6-2
2. BUDAI, Samantha (IOWAST) def. PENDLETON, Aerielle (UWM) 6-2, 6-2
3. CASSENS, Meghan (IOWAST) def. MARSHALL, Hayley (UWM) 6-0, 6-0
4. GASPAROVIC, Ana (IOWAST) def. SHANNON, Dana (UWM) 6-2, 4-6, 10-6
5. STRAUB, Alysa (UWM) def. GREEN, Lydia (IOWAST) 6-1, 6-0
6. WAITES, Emma (IOWAST) def. KURER, Kristin (UWM) 4-6, 6-3, 10-6

1. PRONINA, Ksenia/BUDAI, Samantha (IOWAST) def. COLAROSSI, Christina/TOKAR, Diana (UWM) 6-3
2. CASSENS, Meghan/GASPAROVIC, Ana (IOWAST) def. MARSHALL, Hayley/STRAUB, Alysa (UWM) 6-3
3. SHANNON, Dana/PENDLETON, Aerielle (UWM) def. WAITES, Emma/ANDERSON, Caroline (IOWAST) 6-1

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