MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The West Virginia University tennis team (11-8, 1-5 Big 12) fell to No. 17 Oklahoma State, 1-6, on Sunday, April 2, to conclude its 2023 road stint, at the Greenwood Tennis Center in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
The Mountaineers dropped the doubles point giving Oklahoma State (12-5, 5-1 Big 12) the advantage early on. Sophomore Tatiana Lipatova and redshirt freshman Maja Dodik fell to OSU’s Martina Zerulo and Alana Wolfberg, 6-1, before sophomore/junior pair Michaela Kucharova and Momoko Nagato fell to No. 21 ranked Ayumi Miyamoto and Raquel Gonzalez, 6-2.
Sophomore Camilla Bossi and senior Ting-Pei Chang ended unfinished at No. 2 doubles, 5-2.
During singles play, Lipatova finished first with a, 2-6, 2-6, loss to Gonzalez.
OSU’s ranked singles player, No. 111 Wolfberg defeated Bossi, 6-2, 6-2.
Dodik also fell in two straight sets to Miyamoto, 3-6, 1-6, before Kucharova fell to Lucia Peyre, 6-3, 6-1.
Nagato fought through all three sets against Rojas, but ultimately fell, 1-6, 6-3, 4-6. Chang also battled through three sets and a tiebreaker, but was topped by Zerulo, 6-3, 6-7(2), (10-3).
- #21 Ayumi Miyamoto / Raquel Gonzalez (OSU) def. Michaela Kucharova / Momoko Nagato (WVU), 6-2
- Camilla Bossi / Ting-Pei Chang (WVU) vs. Sofia Rojas / Kristina Novak (OSU), 5-2 (unfinished)
- Martina Zerulo / Alana Wolfberg (OSU) def. Tatiana Lipatova / Maja Dodik (WVU), 6-1
- #111 Alana Wolfberg (OSU)def. Camilla Bossi (WVU), 6-2, 6-2
- Lucia Peyre (OSU) def. Michaela Kucharova (WVU), 6-0, 6-4
- Martina Zerulo (OSU) def. Ting-Pei Chang (WVU), 6-3, 6-7(2), (10-3)
- Ayumi Miyamoto (OSU) def. Maja Dodik (WVU), 6-3, 6-1
- Sofia Rojas (OSU)def. Momoko Nagato (WVU), 6-1, 3-6, 6-4
- Raquel Gonzalez (OSU) def. Tatiana Lipatova (WVU), 6-2, 6-2
The Mountaineers return to Morgantown to continue Big 12 Conference play against No. 6 Iowa State on April 8, at 10 a.m.