April 3, 2014
WACO, Texas -The 16th-ranked Baylor women's tennis team will travel to the Sunflower State to face a pair of Big 12 foes. Continuing their Big 12 season, the Lady Bears will take on 57th-ranked Kansas at 3:30 p.m. on Friday in Lawrence, Kan., before facing 59th-ranked Kansas State at 11 a.m. on Sunday in Manhattan, Kan.
Most recently, Baylor (15-6, 4-0) defeated TCU, 4-3, on Wednesday in Fort Worth, Texas. Baylor secured the doubles point for the fifth straight match, which helped the Lady Bears remain undefeated in conference action.
On the singles side, the 34th ranked Kiah Generette is 12-7 and 3-1 in Big 12 play. Baylor's lineup also features No. 48 Jordaan Sanford, No. 74 Ema Burgic and No. 103 Blair Shankle. Sanford has won 10 matches in a row, improving her record to a 16-2 in dual-match play. Burgic and Shankle have together compiled a 21-7 record overall.
Kansas is coming off a 7-0 loss against Oklahoma at home. The match dropped the Jayhawks to an 11-6 overall and 2-2 in Big 12 action. Kansas has a 5-3 record at home.
Baylor leads 18-4 in the all-time series against the Jayhawks. The last time these two teams met, BU defeated Kansas, 4-0, in the quarterfinal round of the Big 12 Championship on April 26, 2013.
Kansas State (8-8, 2-2) enters the weekend after losing to OSU, 5-2, at home. No. 56 Petra Niedermayerova leads the team with a 12-2 record at the top of the lineup. In doubles, Niedermayerova and partner Amina St. Hill have compiled a 7-3 record at the No. 1 spot.
Before taking on Baylor on Sunday, the Wildcats will face Texas on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the K-State Tennis Stadium.
The Lady Bears are 16-4 in the all-time series against Kansas State. The last time these two teams met, BU defeated the Wildcats, 4-3, on April 7, 2013 at the Hurd Tennis Center.
After the weekend, Baylor will travel to Houston, Texas, to take on Rice at the Jake Hees Tennis Stadium at 1 p.m. on April 9.
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