FULLERTON, Calif. - Despite dropping the doubles point, Cal State Fullerton prevailed to edge visiting Stetson, 4-3, by winning four matches in the singles lineup on Thursday afternoon at the Titan Tennis Courts.
The win thwarts a two-match losing streak for the Titans (7-6, 2-1 Big West), while the Hatters fall to 3-4.
Senior Tiffany Mai needed three sets, but picked up her fourth win of the season with a 6-3, 1-6, 6-3 win over Sara Lazarevich at the No. 1 spot.
Following Mai at the No. 2 position, Morgan McIntosh (6-5) dispatched Andrea Crespo, 6-1, 6-3. Freshman Emilia Borkowski improved to 9-4 during her rookie campaign with a three-set 6-3, 2-6, 6-1 victory over Clarke Tatje.
Sophomore Kalika Slevcove accounted for the fourth win and point of the match with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Lindsey Cable. Slevcove is now 7-4 in 2013.
The Titans return to Big West Conference play on Saturday with a noon start at Cal Poly. The Titans will then travel to No. 56 UC Santa Barbara with a 1 p.m. start on Sunday.
1. Tiffany Mai (CSF) def. Sara Lazarevich (STET), 6-3, 1-6, 6-3
2. Morgan McIntosh (CSF) def. Andrea Crespo (STET), 6-1, 6-3
3. Diana Bukajeva (STET) def. Monica Rodriguez (CSF), 6-2, 6-2
4. Emilia Borkowski (CSF) def. Clarke Tatje (STET), 6-3, 2-6, 6-1
5. Kalika Slevcove (CSF) def. Lindsey Cable (STET), 6-3, 6-4
6. Jennifer Miller (STET) def. Megan Sandford (CSF), 6-0, 6-2
1. Mai/Rodriguez (CSF) def. Crespo/Lazarevich (STET), 8-3
2. Cable/Lepinay (STET) def. McIntosh/Slevcove (CSF), 8-6
3. Bukajeva/Miller (STET) def. Borkowski/Sandford (CSF), 8-4