Tennis Swept in 2011 Dual Match Openers

Jan. 22, 2011

SAN DIEGO, CA - The 2011 dual match season got off to a rocky start for the Cal State Fullerton women's tennis team as the Titans were shut out by No. 67 San Diego, 7-0, before falling to No. 57 San Diego State, 6-1, later Saturday afternoon in San Diego.

Fullerton's (0-2 overall) only victory on the day came in singles against the Aztecs as senior Karina Akhmedova earned a straight-set win over Laura Antonana Iriarte, 6-3, 6-0.

The 11 remaining singles matches were all won in straight sets while both the Toreros and Aztecs claimed sweeps in doubles play.

The Titans continue their season on the road on Thursday (Jan. 27) at 1:30 p.m. in Malibu as they take on Pepperdine.

NCAA WOMEN'S TENNIS
Cal State Fullerton (0) at No. 67 San Diego (7)
Doubles
1) Laura Claus/Josymar Escalona (USD) def. Tiffany Mai/Monica Rodriguez (CSF) - 8-1
2) Stephanie Hoffpauir/Anna Depenau (USD) def. Megan Sandford/Morgan McIntosh (CSF) - 8-1
3) Maja Sujica/Cara Brown (USD) def. Karina Akhmedova/Malorie dela Cruz (CSF) - 8-1

Singles
1) Laura Claus (USD) def. Tiffany Mai (CSF)- 6-1, 6-1
2) Stephanie Hoffpauir (USD) def. Malorie dela Cruz (CSF)- 6-3, 6-2
3) Josymar Escalona (USD) def. Morgan McIntosh (CSF)- 6-3, 6-1
4) Anna Depenau (USD) def. Megan Sandford (CSF)- 6-3, 6-1
5) Maja Sujica (USD) def. Karina Akhmedova (CSF)- 6-1, 6-0
6) Marite Raygada (USD) def. Monica Rodriguez (CSF)- 6-0, 6-0



Cal State Fullerton (1) at No. 57 San Diego State (6)
Doubles
1. No. 27 Roxanne Ellison/Sierra Ellison (SDSU) def. Tiffany Mai/Monica Rodriguez (CSUF), 8-3
2. Julia Trunk/Emma Cioffi (SDSU) def. Megan Sandford/Morgan McIntosh (CSUF), 8-6
3. Alicia Aguilar/Laura Antonana Iriarte (SDSU) def. Karina Akhmedova/Malorie dela Cruz (CSUF), 8-1

Singles
1. Julia Trunk (SDSU) def. Tiffany Mai (CSUF), 6-2, 6-4
2. Julia Wais (SDSU) def. Morgan McIntosh (CSUF), 6-4, 6-2
3. Sierra Ellison (SDSU) def. Malorie dela Cruz (CSUF), 6-3, 6-4
4. Emma Cioffi (SDSU) def. Megan Sandford (CSUF), 6-0, 6-3
5. Karina Akhmedova (CSUF) def. Laura Antonana Iriarte (SDSU), 6-3, 6-0
6. Olivia Colman (SDSU) def. Monica Rodriguez (CSUF), 6-2, 6-1