Feb. 25, 2007
FULLERTON, CA - Cal State Fullerton seniors Gina Le and Mai-Ly Tran each posted singles wins and teamed up to win their No. 1 doubles contest for the Titans, but it was visiting Pacific that left Fullerton with a 5-2 women's tennis victory on Sunday.
Le and Tran defeated the Tigers' duo of Jolanta Twarowska and Sasha Fisher, 8-7, but Pacific took the next two by identical scores of 8-4 to jump out to a 1-0 overall lead in the match.
In singles play, Le defeated the Tigers' No. 1 singles player, Vana Mrazovic, 6-7, 6-4, 10-2, while Tran posted a win at No. 2 over Twarowska, 6-0, 2-6, 7-5.
However, Pacific clinched the match with four wins in singles play, two of those in straight sets. Fullerton's Katrina Domela lost a three-set marathon to Svenja Arens, 6-7, 6-3, 10-6, and Jerusha Cruz forced the Tigers' Carla Tamborini to three sets before falling, 6-3, 3-6, 6-2.
The Titans continue their 10-match homestand on Tuesday (Feb. 27) at 2 p.m. as Fullerton takes on Fresno Pacific at the Titan Courts.
NCAA's WOMEN'S TENNIS
Cal State Fullerton (2) vs. Univ. of Pacific (5) Fullerton, Calif.
DOUBLES (must win 2 of 3 matches for one team point)
1. Le/Tran (CSF) def. Twarowska/Fisher (UOP); 8-7
2. Mrazovic/Arens (UOP) def. Injejikian/Inglis (CSF); 8-4
3. Schneider/Tamborini (UOP) def. Cruz/Domela (CSF); 8-4
SINGLES (each worth one team point)
1. Gina Le (CSF) def. Vana Mrazovic (UOP); 6-7, 6-4, 10-2
2. Mai-Ly Tran (CSF) def. Jolanta Twarowska (UOP); 6-0, 2-6, 7-5
3. Svenja Arens (UOP) def. Katrina Domela (CSF); 6-7, 6-3, 10-6
4. Helen Schweider (UOP) def. Shelly Injejikian (CSF); 6-4, 6-4
5. Sasha Fisher (UOP) def. Cheyenne Inglis (CSF); 6-2, 6-4
6. Carla Tamborini (UOP) def. Jerusha Cruz (CSF); 6-3, 3-6, 6-2