Photo by Josh Wenger/Nebraska Communications

Huskers Drop Match to Shockers 4-1

By NU Athletic Communications

 Lincoln, Neb.— The Nebraska women’s tennis team fell to Wichita State, 4-1 on Sunday afternoon. Today’s loss snaps the Huskers five-match home winning streak at the Dillon Tennis Center.


The day began with doubles competition where the Huskers dropped consecutive matches at the No. 1 and No. 3 spots. At No. 1, Vasanti Shinde and Marina Cozac fell to Sarvinoz Saidhujaeva and Esther Thebault, 6-2. 


Playing at No. 3, Jeannie Lozowski and Hayley Haakenstad lost 6-2 to the team of Ting-Ya Hsu and Lingewei Kong.


Claire Reifeis and Jessica Aragon had a 5-3 advantage over Sandra Honigova and Marta Belluco at the conclusion of doubles play.


In singles play, Claire Reifeis fell to Sandra Honigova 6-2, 6-2 at No. 1, giving the Shockers a 2-0 lead in the match. 


At the No. 3 spot, Senior Marina Cozac dropped her match to Marta Bellucco, 6-1, 6-4. 


With the Huskers down 3-0, Vasanti Shinde picked up the Big Red’s lone point of the match with a 6-4, 6-2 triumph over Esther Thebault. 


The match came to a conclusion on court 5 with Freshman Jessica Aragon suffering a 2-6, 6-1, 2-6 loss to Sarvinoz Saidhujaeva.


The Huskers are back in action next Saturday at the Dillon Tennis Center for a doubleheader vs. Colorado State and North Dakota at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., respectively.





1. Sandra Honigova (WSU) def. Claire Reifeis (NEB) 6-2,6-2

2. Vasanti Shinde (NEB) def. Esther Thebault (WSU) 6-4, 6-2

3. Marta Bellucco (WSU) def. Marina Cozac (NEB) 6-1, 6-4

4. Jeannie Lozowski (NEB) vs. Lingwei Kong (WSU) 3-6, 7-6 (1), 0-1, unfinished

5. Sarvinoz Saidhujaeva (WSU) def. Jessica Aragon (NEB) 6-2, 1-6, 6-2

6. Hayley Haakenstad (NEB) vs. Ting-Ya Hsu (WSU) 6-1, 4-6, 3-0, unfinished



1. Sarvinoz Saidhujaeva/Esther Thebault (WSU) def. Vasanti Shinde/Marina Cozac (NEB) 6-2

2. Jessica Aragon/Claire Reifeis (NEB) vs. Sandra Honigova/Marta Bellucco (WSU) 5-3, unfinished 

3. Ting-Ya Hsu/Lingwei Kong (WSU) def. Jeannie Lozowski/Hayley Haakenstad (NEB) 6-2


Order of Finish:

Doubles: 3,1

Singles: 1,3,2,5


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