Feb. 19, 2011
FULLERTON, CA - Visiting UC Davis claimed the doubles point early and won five of the six singles matches in straight sets on Saturday afternoon as the Aggies ended Cal State Fullerton's two-match winning streak with a 7-0 victory at the Titan Courts.
The Titans fell to 2-7 overall and 0-3 in conference play, losing for the first time during their six-match homestand, while UC Davis improved to 6-2 overall and won its Big West Conference opener.
Fullerton's only victory on the day came at No. 2 doubles as Morgan McIntosh and Megan Sandford teamed up for an 8-4 win over Dahra Zamudio and Nicole Koehly. However, the Aggies posted an 8-4 win at No. 1 doubles and an 8-3 victory at the No. 3 spot to take the early 1-0 lead in the match.
UC Davis then went on to sweep singles play, with the Titans coming close at the No. 6 singles spot as Monica Rodriguez and Melissa Kobayakawa split the first two sets by identical 6-3 scores before Kobayakawa won the tiebreak, 10-7. McIntosh also came close to forcing a tiebreak at the No. 2 spot, but Zamudio pulled out a 6-3, 7-5, victory.
Cal State Fullerton returns to the court on Thursday (Feb. 24) at 2 p.m. as the Titans host Loyola Marymount at the Titan Courts.
NCAA WOMEN'S TENNIS
Cal State Fullerton (0) vs. UC Davis (7)
1. Chui/Heneghan (UCD) def. Mai/Rodriguez (CSF), 8-4
2. McIntosh/Sandford (CSF) def. Koehly/Zamudio (UCD), 8-4
3. Curry/Edles (UCD) def. Akhmedova/dela Cruz (CSF), 8-3
1. Megan Heneghan (UCD) def. Tiffany Mai (CSF), 6-1, 6-1
2. Dahra Zamudio (UCD) def. Morgan McIntosh (CSF), 6-3, 7-5
3. Ellie Edles (UCD) def. Malorie dela Cruz (CSF), 6-3, 6-1
4. Kelly Chui (UCD) def. Karina Akhmedova (CSF), 6-1, 6-2
5. Lauren Curry (UCD) def. Megan Sandford (CSF), 6-3, 6-0
6. Melissa Kobayakawa (UCD) def. Monica Rodriguez (CSF), 3-6, 6-3 (10-7)