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Wildcats Fall to Jayhawks on the Road

Feb 19, 2021

Arizona Box

LAWRENCE, Kan. - Arizona fell on the road to the Jayhawks with a 6-1 loss on Friday. They play next on Sunday, Feb. 21 at 9 a.m. MST against Kansas State.

The Wildcats battled it out in the doubles point with Talya Zandberg and Abby Amos taking a lead before Kansas closed it out. Arizona stumbled in the first sets, but picked up the energy in the back half. The late momentum surge was not enough to top the Jayhawks as they closed out the match. Khim Iglupas struck back by winning the second set and her match on court 6.


1. Smagina/Karvouni (KAN) def. Heynemans/Iglupas (ARIZ) 6-2
2. Ngounoue/Deming (KAN) def. Lukic/Wilkins (ARIZ) 6-1
3. Zandberg/Amos (ARIZ) vs. Roxana Maru/Legarde (KAN) 4-2 unf.
Order of finish: 2, 1

1. No. 81 Sonia Smagina def. Kayla Wilkins 6-1, 6-2
2. Malkia Ngounoue def. Jelena Lukic 6-4, 6-2
3. Carmen Roxana Maru def. Talya Zandberg 6-0, 6-3
4. Vasiliki Karvouni def. Abby Amos 6-4, 7-5
5. Tiffany Legarde def. Gitte Heyenmans 6-3, 6-4
6. Khim Iglupas def. Julia Deming 3-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-8)
Order of Finish: 3, 1, 2, 5, 6, 4