Cyclones Beat UNI, 6-1
AMES, Iowa - Iowa State earned its fourth straight victory over UNI with a 6-1 final score Friday afternoon at Ames Racquet and Fitness. The Cyclones (7-10, 0-4 Big 12) got out of the gates quickly against the Panthers (6-5, 0-0 MVC) with wins all three doubles matches.
Emma Waites and Caroline Andersen teamed up for a dominate doubles victory, 8-0, over Lindsay Cayton and Trisha Hinke. Simona Cacciuttolo and Meghan Cassens quickly followed up with a victory of their own. The duo of Ksenia Pronina and Jenna Langhorst defeated Chelsea Moore and Jessica King to sweep the doubles point for Iowa State, 8-1.
Emma Waites rounded out her afternoon with another assertive victory, 6-0, 6-0, at the No. 5 singles spot for the Cyclones second team point. Waites did not surrender a single game during the dual.
Ksenia Pronina, a sophomore from Dusseldorf, Germany, got a win against Krissy Lankelma, 6-3, 6-1. Ana Gasparovic then secured the victory for Iowa State with a straight set victory against Jessica King, 6-2, 6-0.
Meghan Cassens added to her team high singles victories this season. Cassens got her 14th victory of the season with a, 6-4, 6-2, decision over Chelsea Moore at the No. 3 slot.
Ellie Nixon wrapped up the dual with a straight set victory over Trisha Hinke, 6-0, 6-2.
The Cyclones are back in action next Friday against Big 12 opponent Oklahoma. Play is set to begin at 3 p.m.
Phoebe Walker (UNI) def. Simona Cacciuttolo (ISU), 6-2, 5-7, 1-0 (6)
Ksenia Pronina (ISU) def. Krissy Lankelma (UNI), 6-3, 6-1
Meghan Cassens (ISU) vs. Chelsea Moore (UNI), 6-4, 6-2
Ana Gasparovic (ISU) def. Jessica King (UNI), 6-2, 6-0
Emma Waites (ISU) def. Lindsay Cayton (UNI), 6-0, 6-0
Ellie Nixon (ISU) def. Trisha Hinke (UNI), 6-1, 6-2
Order of Finish: 5, 2, 4, 3, 1, 6
Pronina/Langhorst (ISU) def. Walker/Lankelma (UNI), 8-4
Cacciuttolo/Cassens (ISU) def. Moore/King (UNI), 8-1
Waites/Andersen (ISU) def. Cayton/Hinke (UNI), 8-0
Order of Finish: 3, 2, 1