Razorbacks Fall at Kansas State

MANHATTAN, Kan. – The University of Arkansas women’s tennis team lost at Kansas State on Saturday, dropping a 4-1 decision to the Wildcats. The Razorbacks drop to two losses on the season and are 4-2 overall.

In doubles, Tatum Rice and Morgan Cross got the Razorbacks off to an advantage with a quick 6-1 win over Wildcats Dekkers/Gheroghita. The duo continues to remain undefeated this dual season, winning their last four matches and move to 14-3 overall. The Wildcats clinched the doubles point quickly after with wins at two and three.

Singles play started out on courts two, four and six with sophomore Lenka Stara evening the score at 1-1 with a dominant 6-1, 6-3 win over Kansas State’s Ioana Gheorghita.

With losses on courts two and six, Arkansas was looking for three wins to clinch the match. Morgan Cross was off to a hot start, taking the first set 6-2 on court five and Tatum Rice was battling against No. 51 Karine-Marion Job in the second set before the match was clinched with a Wildcats win on court three.

The Razorbacks continue their road trip, taking on the Kansas Jayhawks tomorrow Sunday, Feb. 6 at noon in Lawrence, Kan.

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