Manhattan Freshman Maria Belen Ludueña nabbed the team’s lone victory against Kansas State, as Kansas fell to the Wildcats, 6-1, Saturday at the Wamego Recreation Complex.
The Jayhawks (9-12, 0-9) were swept in doubles play. In singles competition, junior Monica Pezzotti lost to KSU’s 27th-ranked Petra Niedermayerova, 6-1, 6-2 at the No. 1 spot. In No. 2 singles, sophomore Paulina Los took Karla Bonacic to a third set tie-break before falling, 6-1, 3-6, 1-0 (10-6).
Ludueña, a newcomer from Curico, Chile, battled to a 6-2, 6-3 win over the Wildcats’ Ana Gomez Aleman at No. 3 to secure KU’s only point of the day.
KU enters the Big 12 Championships on April 26-29 in College Station, Texas.