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FULLERTON, Calif. --- Cal State Fullerton improved to 3-0 on the season as the Titans defeated San Diego State, 4-0, on Saturday afternoon at the Aztec Center.
The 3-0 start is the first for Fullerton in program history, while in addition, the Titans have defeated the Aztecs for two straight seasons after dropping the first 29 meetings between the two programs in the all-time series.
Fullerton was able to clinch the doubles points with wins at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles.
Portalatin put the Titans ahead 2-0 as she dispatched Valk, 6-1, 6-4, at No. 4 singles, remaining undefeated this season.
Pham won her second straight with a 6-2, 6-2 defeat of Berta Acero at the bottom of the order as the Titans took a 3-0 lead.
Alexis Valenzuela's 6-2, 6-4 victory at the top of the order over Jana Buth clinched the 4-0 victory for Fullerton. Valenzuela is now 3-0 in singles play this season.
The Titans return to action at San Diego on Sunday with the match slated to start at 11 a.m.
Tennis Match Results
Cal State Fullerton at San Diego State
Jan 28, 2017 at San Diego, Calif.
(Aztec Tennis Center)
Cal State Fullerton 4, San Diego State 0
1. Alexis Valenzuela (CSF) def. Jana Buth (SDSU) 6-2, 6-4
4. Karla Portalatin (CSF) def. Alli Valk (SDSU) 6-1, 6-4
6. Danielle Pham (CSF) def. Berta Acero (SDSU) 6-2, 6-2
Cal State Fullerton 3-0
San Diego State 1-1
Order of finish: Doubles (2, 3); Singles (4, 6, 1)
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