KANSAS CITY – The Creighton women’s tennis team fell 5-0 to Wichita State in Kansas City on Saturday afternoon.
Creighton (0-3) and former MVC rival Wichita State (1-2) opted to begin play with singles action. WSU swept five singles matches to earn the victory; the teams did not compete in doubles.
At No. 4 singles, junior Liz Vermillion dropped a 6-0, 6-1 decision to Veronika Blaskova. Classmate Amanda Noonan fell by the same score on court five to Abby Stevens. CU sophomore Karlin Naslund suffered a 6-1, 6-0 setback on court six to Montse Blasco Fernandez.
Creighton freshman Katherine Nelsen did not finish her match on court three against Lucia Kovalova after dropping a close first set 7-5.
The Bluejays are slated to play a neutral-site match in Waterloo, Iowa against North Dakota at 11 a.m. on Feb. 8.
Creighton vs. Wichita State
Feb. 1, 2014 at Kansas City, Mo.
Wichita State 5, Creighton 0
1. Rebecca Pedrazzi (WSU) def. Jennie Hartjes (CU) 7-6, 6-4
2. Julia Schiller (WSU) def. Analese Snyder (CU) 6-1, 6-2
3. Lucia Kovalova (WSU) vs. Katherine Nelsen (CU) 7-5, unfinished
4. Veronika Blaskova (WSU) def. Liz Vermillion (CU) 6-0, 6-1
5. Abby Stevens (WSU) def. Amanda Noonan (CU) 6-0, 6-1
6. Montse Blasco Fernandez (WSU) def. Karlin Naslund (CU) 6-1, 6-0