ISU tennis team falls to Illinois-Chicago 5-2

Michael Schmitt

The ISU tennis team fell to Illinois-Chicago 5-2 on Saturday. The loss dropped the Cyclones to 0-4 on the season.

Freshman Ksenia Pronina led the way for the Cyclones, rallying from being down one set to winning the next two 6-1, 6-3.

Senior Marie-Christine Chartier posted the other singles victory for the Cyclones, winning the first set 7-5 and dominating the second set 6-0.

Iowa State did not win any of the three doubles matches, although Maria Macedo and Jenna Langhorst came close, dropping their doubles set 8-7 (5).

The Cyclones will hope to fare better against the Hawkeyes on Sunday, who defeated Illinois-Chicago on Friday 6-1 and are 2-0 on the season. The meet is scheduled to start at noon.