Kansas Completes Day Two of UNM Invitational

Sept. 20, 2008

Albuqueque, N.M. –

Freshman Ekaterina Morosova gave a strong performance as the Kansas tennis team finished the second day of the three-day University of New Mexico Invite.

Morosova and senior Yuliana Svistun went 1-1 to finish the doubles competition at 2-1. They dropped their first match to Aksdal/Bauregger of Denver, but came back to beat Squillaci/Walker of Abilene Christian in the afternoon flight.

Morosova, a native of Togliatte, Russia, also won her singles match of the day to advance to the finals of the consolation bracket.

In other doubles play, the tandem of Maria Martinez and Erin Wilbert also went 1-1, while Alessandra Dzuba and Kate Goff lost both their matches Saturday.

In the singles consolation brackets, sophomore Maria Martinez was the only other Jayhawk to earn a victory. Wilbert, Kunigunda Dorn, Svistun, Goff and Dzuba each lost matches.

The UNM Invite concludes Sunday, with finals beginning at 9 a.m. Check back for Sunday’s results at www.kuathletics.com.

Kansas Results

Doubles – Day 2, Morning Flight

Aksdal/Bauregger (UD) def. Morosova/Svistun (KU) 8-3

Martinez/Wilbert (KU) def. Pavlin/Drummond (ACU) 8-4

Van Ginkel/Hasegawa def. Dzuba/Goff (KU) 8-3

Doubles – Day 2, Afternoon Flight

Morosova/Svistun (KU) def. Squillaci/Walker (ACU) 8-3

White/Hayman (UNM) def. Martinez/Wilbert (KU) 8-4

Friend/White (ACU) def. Dzuba/Goff (KU) 8-3

Singles- A Day 2 Consolation

Morosova (KU) def. Squillaci (ACU) 1,2

Hayman (UNM) def. Wilbert (KU) 2,1

Garland (TT) def. Dorn (KU) 6-2, 6-0

Singles- B Day 2 Consolation

Martinez (KU) def. Golovics (NAU) 5-7, 6-3, 6-4

Sotirchos (UNM) def. Svistun (KU) 6-1, 6-4

Singles- C Day 2 Consolation

Holcomb (TT) def. Goff (KU) 6-3, 6-3

White (ACU) def. Dzuba (KU) 6-4, 6-2