March 9, 2013

Cal Poly Defeats Titans

FULLERTON, Calif. – Cal State Fullerton returned to Big West action on Saturday, suffering a 6-1 loss to Cal Poly at Mustang Courts in San Luis Obispo.

With the loss, the Titans fall back to .500 at 7-7 overall and 2-2 in the league. Cal Poly improves to 3-10 overall and 1-4 in Big West play.

Fullerton dropped its top five matches in singles play as Tiffany Mai, Morgan McIntosh, Monica Rodriguez, Emilia Borkowski and Kalika Slevcove each suffered defeats.

At the No. 6 spot in the lineup, redshirt sophomore Megan Sandford earned the only Titan point with a 6-0, 6-0 victory over Haley Kepler.

The Titans also lost the doubles point, although the team of McIntosh and Slevcove defeated Jen Cornea and Ane McPike, 8-4, at No. 2.

The Titans will pay their fourth match of the week on Sunday at No. 56 UC Santa Barbara.

Singles Action
1. Louise Oxnevad (CP) def. Tiffany Mai (CSF), 6-1, 6-4
2. Jen Cornea (CP) def. Morgan McIntosh (CSF), 6-3, 6-2
3. Alexa Lee (CP) def. Monica Rodriguez (CSF), 6-4, 6-4
4. Kathryn Webb (CP) def. Emilia Borkowski (CSF), 6-1, 6-0
5. Ane McPike (CP) def. Kalika Slevcove (CSF), 7-5, 6-1
6. Megan Sandford (CSF) def. Haley Kepler (CP), 6-0, 6-0

Doubles Action
1. Lee/Oxnevad (CP) def. Mai/Rodriguez (CSF), 8-2
2. McIntosh/Slevcove (CSF) def. Cornea/McPike (CP), 8-4
3. Gabrielle Gatewood/Webb (CP) def. Borkowski/Sandford (CSF), 9-8