Luduena Captures CCLR Singles Title
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Kansas senior Maria Belen Luduena captured the CCLR Collegiate Invite B Flight singles title Sunday, in leading the Jayhawks on the final day of competition. Luduena bested Arkansas’ Oleksandra Shkorupeieva, 6-1, 6-3, to take home the championship.
Luduena was not as successful in doubles action as she and junior Maria Jose Cardona fell in an 8-7 heartbreaker to Houston’s Maria Cardenas and Tina Rupert in their final match of the tournament.
Cardona dropped her singles match to Houston’s Elena Kordolaimi, 6-1, 6-1, while freshman Rachel McNeely also fell to a Cougar, dropping a 6-1, 6-1, match to Cardenas.
Maria Belen Luduena (KU) def. Oleksandra Shkorupeieva (UA) 6-1, 6-3 (B Flight Championship)
Elena Kordolaimi (UH) def. Maria Jose Cardona (KU) 6-1, 6-1
Maria Cardenas (UH) def. Rachel McNeely (KU) 6-1, 6-1
Cardonas/Tina Rupert (UH) def. Luduena/Cardona (KU) 8-7
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