seMinnesota won five of six singles matches and two of three doubles matches in defeating Kansas, 7-2, Sunday in Lawrence, Kansas. The Golden Gophers have won four straight matches and are 8-3 on the season.
Senior Nora Sauska led the singles wins with a three-set victory over Brooke Chiller at the No. 1 position, 4-6, 7-6, 7-6. Freshman Sandra Olsen defeated Cheryl Mallaiah at No. 2, 6-4, 6-2. Senior Kim Simonsen won her match at No. 3 singles, defeating Monoica Sekulov, 6-1, 6-1. Other singles winners were freshman Michaela Havelkova at No. 5 and junior Tammy Wang at No. 6.
In doubles, the No. 1 team of Olsen and Sauska defeated Chiller and Mallaiah, 8-2, while the No. 2 team of Simonsen and freshman Amy Thomas defeated Sedulov and Julia Sidorova, 8-3.
Minnesota 7, Kansas 2
No. 1 Nora Sauska (M) def. Brooke Chiller (K) 4-6, 7-6, 7-6
No. 2 Sandra Olsen (M) def. Cheryl Mallaiah (K) 6-4, 6-2
No. 3 Kim Simonsen (M) def. Monica Sekulov (K) 6-1, 6-1
No. 4 Tiffany Chang (K) def. Amy Thomas (M) 6-1, 6-2
No. 5 Michaela Havelkova (M) def. Julia Sidorova (K) 6-3, 7-5
No. 6 Tammy Wang (M) def. Christi Wagenaar (K) 6-3, 7-6
No. 1 Olsen/Sauska (M) def. Chiller/Mallaiah (K) 8-2
No. 2 Simonsen/Thomas (M) def. Sekulov/Sidorova (K) 8-3
No. 3 Chang/Lisa Mallaiah (K) def. Wang/Jennifer Howard (M) 9-7