Pin Us
Gameday Fan Feedback
Like Us
Follow Us
Article Image
Courtesy: Athletics Communications

Cyclones Finish ITA Qualifier Play

Release: 10/17/2013
Send this article to a friend Print RSS
Related Links
More from

NORMAN, Okla.- Iowa State tennis players Samantha Budai and Ana Gasparovic finished qualifier play at the ITA Regional Championship tournament on Friday.

Gasparovic, a sophomore, earned a 6-1, 6-0 win in her first match of the day against Lauren Wagner of Nebraska. Gasparovic then fell to Minnesota’s Julia Courter, 6-2, 6-3.

In her first match, Budai fell to Tulsa’s Rongrong Leenabanchong after a hard-fought match, 6-3, 4-6, 12-14. The freshman's second match of the day resulted in another tough loss, this one to Kansas State’s Maria Panaite, 3-6, 7-5, 10-5.

Ksenia Pronina will begin play tomorrow in Norman, with opponents for tournament play being released later. Pronina will also play doubles with Budai.

Rongrong Leenabanchong (Tulsa) def. Samantha Budai (ISU), 6-3, 4-6, 12-14
Ana Gasparovic (ISU) def. Lauren Wagner (NEB), 6-1, 6-0
Maria Panaite (KSU) def. Budai (ISU), 3-6, 7-5, 10-5
Julia Courter (MINN) def. Gasparovic (ISU), 6-2, 6-3

Other Links
Composite Schedule
Cyclone Club
Cy's Locker Room
Jr. Cyclone Club
Live Events Schedule
Photo Store
Ticket Office

Strategic Plan
Gameday Fan Feedback
Cyclone Connections
Cyclone Sidebar
Farm Strong Slider
Cyclone Spotlight
2:00 Timeout
U.S. Cellular Text the Coach
Sweet Caroline
Fight Song