Fullerton Drops Big West Opener

LONG BEACH, Calif. – The Cal State Fullerton women's tennis team suffered a 6-1 loss to No. 46 Long Beach State at the Rhodes Tennis Center on Friday afternoon.

The 49ers improved to 3-1 on the year and 2-0 in Big West play, while the Titans dropped to 1-2 on the year and 0-1 in league play.

Fullerton was swept in doubles play, dropping the doubles point to LBSU. Long Beach State garnered wins in positions 1-5 in the lineup, but junior Jessica Pepa recorded a win at No. 6 with a 6-4, 4-6, 10-4 victory over Laura Eales.

Freshman Camille De Leon suffered her first loss of the year, falling 6-0, 6-4 to Julie Gerard at the No. 3 spot in the lineup.

The Titans return to action at 9 a.m., Saturday, hosting Nevada at the Titan Tennis Courts.

Cal State Fullerton vs Long Beach State

Jan 31, 2014 at Long Beach, Calif.

(Rhodes Tennis Center)

#46 Long Beach State 6, Cal State Fullerton 1

Singles competition

1. Ebba Unden (LBSU) def. Morgan McIntosh (CSF) 6-1, 6-0

2. Maeva Razakasoa (LBSU) def. Alexis Valenzuela (CSF) 6-3, 6-2

3. Julie Gerard (LBSU) def. Camille De Leon (CSF) 6-0, 6-4

4. Karolina Rozenberg (LBSU) def. Kalika Slevcove (CSF) 6-0, 6-3

5. Holly Reid (LBSU) def. Rebekkah Ermac (CSF) 7-6 (7-2), 6-4

6. Jessica Pepa (CSF) def. Laura Eales (LBSU) 6-4, 4-6, 10-4

 

Doubles competition

1. Ebba Unden/Maeva Razakasoa (LBSU) def. Morgan McIntosh/Camille De Leon (CSF) 8-6

2. Julie Gerard/Karolina Rozenberg (LBSU) def. Alexis Valenzuela/Kalika Slevcove (CSF) 8-5

3. Holly Reid/Laura Eales (LBSU) def. Jessica Pepa/Rebekkah Ermac (CSF) 8-1

 

Match Notes

Cal State Fullerton 1-2 (0-1 Big West)

Long Beach State 3-1 (2-0 Big West); National ranking #46

Order of finish: Doubles (); Singles (3,1,4,2,5,6)