Kansas Tennis Sweeps Bradley, 7-0
Feb. 18, 2012
LAWRENCE, Kan.–With sweeps in both singles and doubles play, the University of Kansas women’s tennis team took down the Bradley Braves, 7-0, Saturday at the Jayhawk Tennis Center. The Jayhawks remain undefeated at 4-0 in dual competition while the Braves dropped to 2-7 for the spring campaign.
In doubles competition, the No. 1 doubles tandem of sophomore Dylan Windom and newcomer Maria Belen Ludueña made quick work of BU’s Sarah Rodefeld and Corey Mattson, 8-0, while sophomore Claire Dreyer and junior Victoria Khanevskaya secured the doubles point for KU with their 8-1 victory at the No. 3 spot. Junior Monica Pezzotti and sophomore Paulina Los completed the sweep for the Jayhawks, defeating Adele Henke and Carly Miles, 8-3.
Windom’s rhythm carried over to singles competition, where the Tifton, Ga. native dominated Elizabeth Przystawski, 6-0, 6-1, to earn the first singles point for the Jayhawks. Dreyer and Ludueña soon followed, earning victories at the No. 5 and 4 spots, respectively, and clinching the win for KU. Dreyer and Ludueña remain undefeated in singles competition this spring.
Pezzotti, a Cucuta, Colombia native, came back after losing the first set to claim a win at the No. 1 spot, 3-6, 6-1, 1-0(10-5). Los and Khanevskaya rounded out the singles sweep with wins in straight sets.
Kansas will complete its five-match homestand Sunday when the Jayhawks play host to Arkansas-Little Rock at the Jayhawk Tennis Center. The meet is set to begin at 11 a.m. and is free and open to the public.