Titans Struggle in Loss to Hawai’i
FULLERTON, Calif. – The Cal State Fullerton women's tennis team dropped a 6-1 decision to Hawai'i on Wednesday afternoon at the Titan Tennis Courts.
With the loss, Fullerton falls to 1-4 overall and 0-2 in Big West Conference play as the Titans have lost three consecutive matches.
The Rainbow Wahine (2-5, 1-1 Big West) scored five wins in singles play with freshman Alexis Valenzuela recording the only victory for Fullerton.
At the No. 2 spot in the lineup, Valenzuela (2-3) defeated Xenia Suworowa, 6-0, 7-5.
In addition, the Fullerton team of Rebekkah Ermac and Jessica Pepa defeated Kelsey Daguio and Martina Kostalova, 8-3, in No. 3 doubles play, but the Titans could not record the doubles point with losses at the top of the lineup.
Cal State Fullerton returns to action at Loyola Marymount on Sunday.
Hawai'i 6, Cal State Fullerton 1
Titan Tennis Courts/Fullerton, Calif.
2. Rebecca Faltusz/Cindy Nguyen (UH) def. Kalika Slevcove/Alexis Valenzuela (CSF), 8-3
3. Rebekkah Ermac/Jessica Pepa (CSF) def. Kelsey Daguio/Martina Kostalova (CSF), 8-3
Order of finish: 2, 3, 1
1. Cindy Nguyen (UH) def. Morgan McIntosh (CSF), 7-6, 6-2
2. Alexis Valenzuela (CSF) def. Xenia Suworowa (UH), 6-0, 7-5
3. Martina Kostalova (UH) def. Camille De Leon (CSF), 6-3, 6-4
4. Sarah Gealer (UH) def. Kalika Slevcove (CSF), 6-3, 6-1
5. Paulina Petriskova (UH) def. Rebekkah Ermac (CSF), 6-0, 6-1
6. Rebecca Faltusz (UH) def. Jessica Pepa (CSF), 6-3, 6-0
Order of finish: 5, 4, 3, 6, 2, 1
Cal State Fullerton (1-4, 0-2 Big West)
Hawai'i (2-5, 1-1 Big West)