Wesleyan tennis teams sweep West Virginia State

BUCKHANNON — The West Virginia Wesleyan College women’s tennis team had not beaten conference foe West Virginia State University since 2009. That unpleasant record was broken in Buckhannon Friday when the Lady Bobcats topped the Yellow Jackets 6-1.

Also dominate on the day was the Bobcat men’s team who served a 7-0 decision on the Jackets.

Several three-set matches highlighted an intense day under gray skies. Final results below.

The Wesleyan women host D’Youville University Sunday, Mar. 24 for a match that starts at noon. Both the men and women travel to Mercyhurst University on Wednesday, Mar. 27 for matches that start at 11 a.m.

Match Results, WVWC Women host WV State, W 6-1
March 22, 2024


1: Dominique Jansen defeated Amanda Menendez Thomasson

2: Omolade Aderemi defeated Julia Daszkiewicz

3: Sneha Sundaraneedi defeated Daniela Cruzado Fretel

4: Hailey Banda lost to Joana Dias Dos Reis Indio

5: Cayley Symons defeated Talia Nichols

6: Emily Lybarger / no contest


1: Jansen/ Sundaraneedi defeated Thomasson / Indio 6-0

2: Aderemi /Symons defeated Daszkiewicz / Fretel 7-5

3: Lybarger / Banda / no contest

Match Results, WVWC Men host WV State, W 7-0
March 22, 2024


1: Kihiro Karasawa defeated Johan Karlsson 6-0, 2-6, 6-3

2: Gianluca Gerndt defeated Heinrich Lindeque 6-3, 6-2

3: Mika Kreisel defeated Franco Farias 6-2, 3-6, 6-0

4: Takuya Kobayashi defeated Axel Dormann 6-3, 5-7, 10-8

5: Ricardo Starosta defeated Facundo Campana 6-3, 6-2

6: Jed Platts defeated Elias Valencia 6-2, 6-3


1: Karasawa/Platts defeated Dormann / Karlsson 6-1

2: Gerndt/Kreisel lost to Lindeque / Campana 4-6

3: Kobayashi/Starosta defeated Valencia / Farias 6-1

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