The Syracuse Orange doubles team of Miyuka Kimoto and Polina Kozyreva were knocked out of the NCAA Championships last night at the University of Illinois. Kimoto and Kozyreva were defeated by the 6th-seeded Texas A&M Aggies duo of Jayci Goldsmith and Tatiana Makarova by a score of 6-2, 6-1.
Polina Kozyreva and Miyuka Kimoto had their season come to an end in a 6-2, 6-1 loss to the No. 6 ranked pair in the nation in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Kozyreva/Kimoto finish the year with a 9-8 record.https://t.co/FhwvE8rQZZ pic.twitter.com/FneF53nIxT— Syracuse Tennis (@Cuse_Tennis) May 25, 2022
Kimoto and Kozyreva were making their first NCAA appearance while their opponents were back for the second straight season. Goldsmith and Makarova are the winningest doubles tandem in A&M school history boasting a 93-35 career record (24-6 this season). The Syracuse duo finishes the season with a 9-8 doubles record and a bright outlook for next season after gaining this post-season experience.