Titans Fail to Advance on Day Two

Titans Fail to Advance on Day Two

FULLERTON, Calif. – Cal State Fullerton failed to advance in three winner's brackets on Saturday at the Beach Tennis Fall Invite hosted by Long Beach State.

In the Flight A singles bracket, both Karla Portalatin and Sarah Nuno suffered quarterfinal losses. Portalatin fell, 7-5, 6-2, to Grand Canyon's Tatum Prudhomme, while Nuno was edged, 6-3, 6-2 by Portland's Radina Dimitrovam.

Sophomore Luxizi Meng was defeated by CSUN's Elisa Elhadj, 6-1, 6-2 in quarterfinal action for the Flight C bracket.

Caroleen Faraji defeated UCR's Nicole Hitomi 2-6,6-2,7-6 (3) on the consolation side of the Flight D bracket, before losing to CSUN's Arpe Bagumyan, 6-0, 6-2, in the next round.

In doubles play, Long Beach State's Julie Gerard and Maren Helgo (LBSU) moved past Nuno and Portalatin, 6-3, to advance to Sunday's final in the Flight A doubles bracket.

The Titans will return to action on Sunday.

Singles Flight A
Quarterfinals: Tatum Prudhomme (GCU) def. Karla Portalatin (CSF), 7-5, 6-2
Quarterfinals:  Radina Dimitrovam (UP) def. Sarah Nuno (CSF), 6-3, 6-2

Singles Flight B
Consolation: Erin Blessing (EWU) def. Masako Makiba (CSF), default

Singles Flight C
Quarterfinals:  Elisa Elhadj (CSUN) def. Luxizi Meng  (CSF), 6-1, 6-2

Singles Flight D
Consolation: Caroleen Faraji (CSF) def. Nicole Hitomi (UCR), 2-6,6-2,7-6(3)
Consolation: Arpe Bagumyan (CSUN) def. Caroleen Faraji (CSF), 6-0, 6-2

Doubles Flight A
Semifnals: Julie Gerard/Maren Helgo (LBSU) def. Nuno/Portalatin (CSF), 6-3

Doubles Flight B
Consolation:  Kiryang Kim/ Mari Udagawa (CSUN) def. Makiba/Meng (CSF), 6-4

Sunday's Schedule || Extra Matches

10 a.m. - Luxizi Meng (CSUF) vs. Siena Peri (PSU) 


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