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Cyclones fall to No. 14 Baylor, 7-0

Release: 03/23/2014
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WACO, Texas- The Iowa State tennis team (8-9, 0-4 Big 12) fell 7-0 to No. 14 Baylor (12-6, 3-0 Big 12) on Sunday in Waco, Texas. The Bears were the Cyclones' highest-ranked opponents yet this season.
In doubles play, freshman Samantha Budai and junior Ksenia Pronina took on Blair Shankle and Alex Clay at the No. 1 slot, falling to the duo, 8-4.

Pronina and Budai joined teammate Meghan Cassens in taking on ranked singles opponents. Budai finished with a 6-3, 6-0 loss to No. 68-ranked Ema Burgic at the No. 2 slot. Cassens fell 6-1, 6-2 to No. 122-ranked Jordaan Sanford at No. 3 singles.

The Cyclones will be back in Ames next Friday to take on TCU. Play is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m.
Singles Results
1. #52 Kiah Generette (BU) def. Ksenia Pronina (ISU) 6-0, 6-0
2. #68 Ema Burgic (BU) def. Samantha Budai (ISU) 6-3, 6-0
3. #122 Jordaan Sanford (BU) def. Meghan Cassens (ISU) 6-1, 6-2
4. Blair Shankle (BU) def. Ana Gasparovic (ISU) 6-0, 6-0
5. Alex Clay (BU) def. Emma Waites (ISU) 6-0, 6-2
6. Alex Leatu (BU) def. Talisa Merchiers (ISU) 6-3, 6-4

Doubles Results
1. Blair Shankle/Alex Clay (BU) def. Samantha Budai/Ksenia Pronina (ISU) 8-4
2. Ema Burgic/Kiah Generette (BU) def. Meghan Cassens/Ana Gasparovic (ISU) 8-1
3. Alex Leatu/Jordaan Sanford (BU) def. Lydia Green/Caroline Anderson (ISU) 8-1 Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (4,1,2,5,3,6)

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