March 4, 2014

Titans Close Homestand with Georgetown; Travel to San Diego

FULLERTON, Calif. - The Cal State Fullerton women's tennis team closes its five-match homestand hosting Georgetown at 11 a.m., Saturday at the Titan Tennis Courts.

The Titans (3-7, 0-4 Big West) will then hit the road, traveling to San Diego to play a neutral site against Furman at 2 p.m., Tuesday followed by an 11 a.m. match against San Diego on Wednesday.

GT: Saturday, March 8 | 11 a.m. PT | Titan Tennis Courts (Fullerton, Calif.)

FUR: Tuesday, March 11 | 2 p.m. PT | Skip and Cindy Hogan Tennis Center (San Diego, Calif.)

USD: Wednesday, March 12 | 11 a.m. PT | Skip and Cindy Hogan Tennis Center (San Diego, Calif.)

CSF IN THE RANKINGS: Team - None | Singles - None | Doubles - None

FUR IN THE RANKINGS: Team - None | Singles - None | Doubles - None

USD IN THE RANKINGS: Team - None | Singles - None | Doubles – None

Rain, Rain Go Away
Cal State Fullerton's match with Cal Poly, originally scheduled for Saturday, March 1, was rescheduled due to inclement weather in the Fullerton area. The Titans and Mustangs have rescheduled their Big West Conference meeting for 10 a.m., Monday, April 14 at the Titans Tennis Courts.

Fullerton News & Notes

Cal State Fullerton (3-7, 0-4 Big West) recently recorded its second 7-0 victory of the season as the Titans defeated UC San Diego on Wednesday, Feb. 26. The Titans have now won two of their last three matches.

In Fullerton's last three losses to Loyola Marymount (Feb. 9), UC Irvine (Feb. 13) and UC Santa Barbara (Feb. 23), the loss of the doubles point proved to be the difference as Fullerton holds a 14-16 record (.467) in doubles dual play this year.

In singles dual action, Fullerton sports a record of 28-32 (.467), although the top three spots hold a wining record of 19-11 (.633), while the bottom three positions in the lineup have struggled at 9-21 (.300).

The Titans have a pair of freshman in the singles lineup as rookie Camille De Leon leads her teammates with a record of 8-2 competing in the No. 3 position. She is currently on a five-match win streak.

 

Fellow freshman Alexis Valenzuela holds a dual record of 7-3. The native of West Covina, Calif., is also on a team-best six-match win streak, and has played her last four matches at No. 1 in the lineup.

Junior Jessica Pepa (Chula Vista, Calif.) has won three consecutive singles matches, improving her record to 5-5 on the year.

In doubles play, the team of Valenzuela and junior Kalika Slevcove leads Fullerton with a record of 7-3 competing at No. 2. De Leon and McIntosh boast a record of 5-5 at the No. 1 doubles position, winning three straight.

Opponents

Georgetown (2-7, 0-2 Big East) enters Saturday's match having recently broken a six-match losing streak with a 6-1 victory over Montana State on Feb. 22. The Hoyas will travel to California for two matches, playing UC Riverside on Thursday, March 13.

Cal State Fullerton last played Furman on March 2, 2005 suffering a 6-1 loss in San Diego, Calif. The 2014 Paladins are currently on a three-match winning streak with an overall record of 6-3. Furman will also play UC Irvine and San Diego while in California.

San Diego (2-6, 0-1 West Coast) is currently on a five-match losing streak, and the Toreros will host Pacific on Friday in San Diego before the Titans travel south.
Dating back to 2006, San Diego holds a record of 7-0 against Fullerton.