Senior Katerina Matysova helped collect two of the Huskers' three wins against the Virginia Cavaliers on Saturday.
Photo by Scott Bruhn/Nebraska Communications

Nebraska Falls to Virginia, 4-2

By NU Athletic Communications

Nashville, Tenn. — The Nebraska women’s tennis team fell 4-2 to the Virginia Cavaliers Saturday morning.

The day started off with doubles competition, as Huskers Katerina Matysova and Vasanti Shinde led the Big Red with their second duo win of the weekend, over Virginia's Hunter Bleser and Chloe Gullickson, 6-3.

In singles play, Matysova netted another of the Huskers’ three wins on the day in a takedown over Cavalier Erica Susi, 6-1, 6-3. Brianna Lashway was also a strong force for Nebraska with a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Gullickson.

This match wraps up ITA Kickoff Weekend for the Huskers, as they head home to prepare for their next match on Friday, Feb. 2, against Colorado State. The match will kick off at 6 p.m. at the Dillon Tennis Center for Nebraska’s 2018 season home opener. The Huskers play two more matches on Sunday, Feb. 4, against Eastern Michigan at 10 a.m. and South Dakota at 1:30 p.m.

Fans can stay up to date by checking Huskers.com for live stats and recaps.

Doubles Results

  1. #14 Rosie Johanson/Meghan Kelley (VA) def. Paula Del Cueto Castillo/Brianna Lashway (NEB) 6-2
  2. T. Radosljevic/Cassie Mercer (VA) def. Hayley Haakenstad/Claire Reifeis (NEB) 7-6, 11-9
  3. Katerina Matysova/Vasanti Shinde (NEB) def. Hunter Bleser/Chloe Gullickson (VA) 6-3

Single Results

  1. Rosie Johanson (VA) def. Vasanti Shinde (NEB) 6-2, 7-6 (7-0)
  2. Cassie Mercer (VA) def. Claire Reifeis (NEB) 6-2, 6-1
  3. #111 Meghan Kelley (VA) def. Paula Del Cueto Castillo (NEB) 6-1, 7-5
  4. Brianna Lashway (NEB) def. Chloe Gullickson (VA) 6-1, 6-3
  5. Katerina Matysova (NEB) def. Erica Susi (VA) 6-1, 6-3
  6. #48 T. Radosavljevic (VA) vs. M'Balia Bangoura (NEB) 3-1, unfinished

Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (2,4,3,5)

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