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Wildcats Wins 4-1 At Home Against Spartans

Feb 20, 2022

Tucson, Ariz. - Arizona added another win to their spring season after a 4-1 win over San Jose State University. The Wildcats remain undefeated on their turf with a 6-1 record. 

The Cats took the doubles point to put them at a 1-0 lead. Belen Nevenhoven and Midori Castillo finished first with a 6-1 sweep against O. Bances Iglesias and Jovana Babic. Finalizing the doubles point was Kirsten Prelle and Kayla Wilkins with another 6-1 sweep against Alba Pedrero Galindo and Lara Marco Mas. 

Arizona grabbed three of the six singles points. Castillo took the first singles point for the Cats with a 6-1, 6-4 win over R. Villan Pereira. Second off the courts was Nevenhoven with a 6-4, 6-1 win against Bances Iglesias. Wilkins took the third singles point for Arizona after a three set battle against Oleskan Andrieieva that went 6-4, 3-6, 6-3. 

The Wildcats finished their weekend at home with two more wins heading into the Blue Gray Tennis Classic. After their weekend away, the women are back home to host Washington State on Friday, March 4, 2022. 


Arizona 4, San Jose State 1

Singles competition
1. Alba Pedrero Galindo (SJSU) def. Salma Ziouti (ARIZ) 7-5, 6-4
2. Kayla Wilkins (ARIZ) def. Oleksan. Andrieieva (SJSU) 6-4, 3-6, 6-3
3. Midori Castillo-Meza (ARIZ) def. R. Villan Pereira (SJSU) 6-1, 6-4
4. Khim Iglupas (ARIZ) vs. Jovana Babic (SJSU) 4-6, 6-4, 4-5, unfinished
5. Kirsten Prelle (ARIZ) vs. Lara Marco Mas (SJSU) 6-3, 2-6, 3-2, unfinished
6. Belen Nevenhoven (ARIZ) def. O. Bances Iglesias (SJSU) 6-4, 6-1
Order of finish: 3, 6, 1, 2 

Doubles competition
1. Kirsten Prelle/Kayla Wilkins (ARIZ) def. Alba Pedrero Galindo/Lara Marco Mas (SJSU) 6-1
2. Khim Iglupas/Salma Ziouti (ARIZ) vs. Oleksan. Andrieieva/R. Villan Pereira (SJSU) 5-2, unfinished
3. Belen Nevenhoven/Midori Castillo-Meza (ARIZ) def. O. Bances Iglesias/Jovana Babic (SJSU) 6-1
Order of finish: 3,1