Jan. 24, 2007
FULLERTON, CA - Cal State Fullerton senior Mai-Ly Tran and sophomore Shelly Injejikian each posted singles victories on Wednesday afternoon as the Titans fell to No. 57 San Diego, 5-2, in a non-conference women's tennis match in San Diego, Calif.
The Titans lost their third consecutive match to open the 2007 season in falling to 1-3 overall. USD improved to 2-0 overall with the win.
Tran, who posted a win against Hawaii on Monday, won her second straight match, defeating the Toreros' Zoe Taylor in straight sets at No. 3 singles, 6-2, 6-2.
Injejikian, who also won her singles match against the Rainbow Wahine two days ago, was awarded the win at the No. 5 position after Sophia Vogt was forced to retire due to injury.
Three of the remaining four singles matches were decided in straight sets with the lone exception coming at No. 2 singles where USD's Helene Lindstrand defeated Fullerton's Katrina Domela in a grueling three-set decision, 6-2, 6-7, 7-6.
Cal State Fullerton returns to action on Sunday (Jan. 28) at 11 a.m. as the Titans host San Francisco at the Titan Tennis Courts on campus.
NCAA WOMEN'S TENNIS
Cal State Fullerton (2) at \#57 San Diego (5)
Doubles (must win 2 of 3 matches for one team point)
1. Wiesener/Taylor (USD) df. Injejikian/Inglis; 8-1
2. Tran/Le df. Vogt/Demidova (USD); 8-4
3. Perl/Lindstrand (USD) df. Domela/Andrews; 8-3
Singles (each match worth one team point)
1. Monica Wiesener (USD) df. Gina Le; 6-2, 6-1
2. Helene Lindstrand (USD) df. Katrina Domela; 6-2, 6-7, 7-6
3. Mai-Ly Tran df. Zoe Taylor (USD); 6-2, 6-2
4. Alexandra Demidova (USD) df. Cheyenne Inglis; 6-0, 6-1
5. Shelly Injejikian df. Sophia Vogt (USD) [Retired due to injury]
6. Justine Perl (USD) df. Brandy Andrews; 6-4, 6-3