Women’s tennis edged by Iowa State after sweeping West Virginia


K-State women’s tennis (5-3) will face seven straight matches on the road after concluding its spring home slate over the weekend with a tough loss to Iowa State.

The Cyclones secured the road win, 4-3, at No. 1, No. 2, No. 4 and No. 6 singles after K-State jumped out to a 1-0 advantage with a dual victories at No. 1 and No. 2 doubles.

The duos of sophomore Palma Juhasz and freshman Carolina Costamagna and sophomores Iva Bago and Livia Cirnu earned the doubles victories for the Wildcats. Bago and sophomore Maria Panaite tallied wins in singles action.

Prior to the match, K-State honored lone senior Amina St. Hill for her contributions in four years with the program. St. Hill will return to the team next season as a student-coach.

Friday, March 20 vs. West Virginia

K-State had little trouble with Big 12 foe West Virginia over spring break. The Wildcats cruised by the Mountaineers 4-0. First-year head coach Danielle Steinberg earned her first Big 12 victory with the sweep.