Lincoln, Neb. - The
10th-ranked Nebraska women's tennis team (12-1, 1-0 Big Ten)
defeated No. 32 Kansas State (4-4, 0-0 Big 12) Saturday at the Nebraska Tennis
Center, 7-0. The Huskers were able to manage the doubles point despite some
tough games to head into singles where they topped off the match with some
much-needed victories. This is the 45th time that the teams have met
and Nebraska leads the series 33-12 following the triumph.
Nebraska struck first in doubles with a victory at the No. 2
position where Janine Weinreich and Stefanie Weinstein defeated Wildcats Carmen
Borau-Ramos and Ivana Kubickova 8-2. The Huskers claimed the doubles point at the
No. 1 position where No. 13 Mary Weatherholt and Patricia Veresova ousted
Kansas State's No. 31 Petra Niedermayerova and Karla Bonacic 8-3 to make the
score 1-0. The remaining match at the No. 3 spot quickly wrapped up with
Nebraska's Maggy Lehmicke and Izabella Zgierska toppled Wildcats Amina St. Hill
and Gema Bolado-Yusta 8-1.
The Huskers headed into singles with the 1-0 lead and extended
that cushion to 2-0 with a victory at the No. 5 spot where Janine Weinreich
defeated Kansas State's Amina St. Hill 6-1, 6-1. Nebraska's Patricia Veresova
toppled the Wildcats' No. 94 Karla Bonacic 6-2, 6-2 at the No. 2 position to
push the lead to 3-0.
Nebraska sealed their victory at the No. 3 position when
Stefanie Weinstein defeated Kansas State's Ivana Kubickova 7-5, 6-3 with the
overall score at 4-0. With the match decided, Nebraska snagged their next point
at the No. 4 spot when Maggy Lehmicke knocked off the Wildcats' Ana Gomez
Aleman 6-3, 6-2 to extend the tally to 5-0.
At the No. 6
position, Nebraska's Izabella Zgierska edged out the Wildcats' Carmen Borau
Ramos 6-3, 6-3 to push the margin to 6-0 before the match came to a close at
the No. 1 position where the Huskers' No. 16 Mary Weatherholt emerged
victorious over Kansas State's No. 17 Petra Niedermayerova 4-6, 6-3, 6-2.
The Huskers head to Iowa City on Tuesday March 5 to face
their second Big Ten opponent the Iowa Hawkeyes at 3:30 p.m.
No. 10 Nebraska - 7
No. 32 Kansas State - 0
1. No. 16 Mary Weatherholt (NU) def.
No. 17 Petra Niedermayerova (KSU) 4-6, 6-3, 6-2.
2. Patricia Veresova (NU) def. Karla
Bonacic (KSU) 6-2, 6-2.
3. Stefanie Weinstein (NU) def.
Ivana Kubickova (KSU) 7-5, 6-3.
4. Maggy Lehmicke (NU) def. Ana
Gomez Aleman (KSU) 6-3, 6-2.
5. Janine Weinreich (NU) def. Amina
St. Hill (KSU) 6-1, 6-1.
6. Izabella Zgierska (NU) def.
Carmen Borau Ramos (KSU) 6-3, 6-3.
Order of finish(5, 2, 3,
4, 6, 1)
1. No. 13 Mary Weatherholt/Patricia
Veresova (NU) def. No. 31 Petra Niedermayerova/Karla Bonacic (KSU) 8-3.
2. Stefanie Weinstein/Janine Weinreich
(NU) def. Carmen Borau-Ramos/Ivana Kubickova (KSU) 8-2.
3. Maggy Lehmicke/Izabella Zgierska (NU)
def. Amina St. Hill/Gema Bolado-Yusta (KSU) 8-1.
Order of finish (2, 1,