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Zlebnik Loses First Match of Season




March 14, 1998

LUBBOCK, Texas - Kansas State defeated Texas Tech 9-0 in women's tennis action Saturday, March 14 at Texas Tech's Athletic Training Center.

With the loss, Texas Tech falls to 6-4 on the season and 3-4 in the Big 12 Conference. Texas Tech will next play Louisville on Monday at Abilene Christian University.

Texas Tech's freshman No. 1 singles player Zana Zlebnik, who recently was named the Big 12 Women's Tennis Player of the Month for March, dropped her first match of the season, a 6-3, 6-2 decision to Kansas State's Yana Dorodnova. Zlebnik is now 9-1 on the season and 6-1 in Big 12 competition.

The visiting Wildcats won all singles and doubles matches. It was the first time Texas Tech has been swept altogether on the season.

(Athletic Training Center, Lubbock, Texas)

No. 1- Yana Dorodnova (Kansas State) def. Zana Zlebnik (Texas Tech) 6-3, 6-2; No. 2- Anna Pamdovlova (Kansas State) def. Amanda Earhart (Texas Tech) 6-4, 6-7 (4) 6-4; No. 3- Martina Pospisilova (Kansas State) def. Lakshmi Ravindra (Texas Tech) 5-7, 6-3, 7-5; No. 4- Eva Novotna (Kansas State) def. Sarada Ravindra (Texas Tech) 6-3, 6-3; No. 5- Lena Piliptchak (Kansas State) def. Christine VanRegenmorter (Texas Tech) 6-0, 6-1; No. 6- Dinah Watson (Kansas State) def. Erica Dopson (Texas Tech) 7-6, 6-0.

No. 1- Dorodnova-Piliptchak (Kansas State) def. Zlebnik-Earhart (Texas Tech) 8-6; No. 2- Pospisilova-Novotna (Kansas State) def. L. Ravindra-VanRegenmorter (Texas Tech) 8-6; No. 3- Pamdovlova-Watson (Kansas State) def. S. Ravindra-Misty Meyer (Texas Tech) 8-4.



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