ISU tennis team drops another close match

Michael Schmitt

The ISU tennis team dropped a close meet, losing 4-3 to Houston on Monday.

The Cyclones (3-9) started off the meet by getting a win in doubles from the team of Tessa Lang and Marie-Christine Chartier. But the other two doubles teams lost and Iowa State lost the doubles point.

Lang and Chartier have gone 6-3 in doubles this season and are the Cyclones most consistent pair.

In singles Iowa State lost the in the No. 1 and No. 2 spots, but got wins from Simona Cacciuttolo in the No. 3 spot and Meghan Cassens in the No. 4 spot. Chartier also added a win at the No. 6 spot.

Chartier leads the team in singles wins with an 8-3 record and Pronina and Cassens both sport a 7-5 record.

The Cyclones will stay in Houston to take on No. 35 Stephen F. Austin tomorrow at 11 a.m.


1. Giorgia Pozzan (UH) def. Maria Fernanda Macedo (ISU), 7-6(5), 6-1

2. Bryony Hunter (UH) def. Ksenia Pronina (ISU), 6-1, 6-4

3. Simona Cacciuttolo (ISU) def. Charlotte Phillips (UH), 7-5, 6-2

4. Meghan Cassens (ISU) def. Liselot Koenen (UH), 5-7, 6-4, 6-3

5. Maja Kazimieruk (UH) def. Jenna Langhorst (ISU), 5-7, 6-1, 6-4

6. Marie-Christine Chartier (ISU) def. Laura Ring (UH), 6-2, 6-4


1. Pozzan/Hunter (UH) def. Macedo/Longhorst (ISU), 8-6

2. Koenen/Ring (UH) def. Pronina/Cacciuttolo (ISU), 8-6

3. Chartier/Lang (ISU) def. Phillips/Kazimieruk (UH), 8-3