NORTHRIDGE, Calif. – The bottom of the Titan lineup in both singles and doubles play was victorious to help Fullerton edge Cal State Northridge, 4-3, on Saturday afternoon at the Matador Tennis Complex.
It was Fullerton's first Big West victory of the 2013 season as the Titans improve to 2-4 overall and 1-1 in league play. The Matadors fall to 1-1 overall and 0-1 in Big West play.
The top of Cal State Northridge's lineup won its three matches, but Cal State Fullerton picked up three wins in the bottom half.
Freshman Emilia Borkowski improved to 5-1 this year with a 7-6 (5), 6-2 win over Lorraine Cheung at the No. 4 spot. Sophomore Kalika Slevcove defeated Jessica Warren 6-1, 6-3 at the No. 5 spot, while Megan Sandford won her first singles match of the year with a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Corinna Schnyder at the bottom of the lineup.
The match was decided in doubles play as Morgan McIntosh and Slevcove partnered to edge Maria Pistalu and Cheung, 9-8. (4) at the No. 2 spot. Borkowski and Sandford then teamed for a 9-8 (3) win over Warren and Alexis Marquez as the Titans clinched the doubles point.
Fullerton returns to action at Titan Courts on Saturday, hosting Southern Utah.
Cal State Fullerton 4, Cal State Northridge 3
Matador Tennis Complex
1. Maria Pistalu (CSUN) def. Tiffany Mai (CSUF): 6-3, 1-6, 6-2
2. Anna Yang (CSUN) def. Morgan McIntosh (CSUF): 6-3, 6-2
3. Sabrina Man-Son-Hing (CSUN) def. Monica Rodriguez (CSUF): 6-3, 6-3
4. Emilia Borkowski (CSUF) def. Lorraine Cheung (CSUN): 7-6 (5), 6-2
5. Kalika Slevcove (CSUF) def. Jessica Warren (CSUN): 6-1, 6-3
6. Megan Sandford (CSUF) def. Corinna Schnyder (CSUN): 7-5, 6-3
1. Yang/Man-Son-Hing (CSUN) def. Mai/Rodriguez (CSUF): 8-2
2. McIntosh/Slevcove (CSUF) def. Pistalu/Cheung (CSUN): 9-8 (4)
3. Borkowski/Sandford (CSUF) def. Warren/Alexis Marquez (CSUN): 9-8 (3)