Tennis Falls to Azusa Pacific, 5-2

Jan. 30, 2008

FULLERTON, CA - Junior Shelly Injejikian and freshman Karina Akhmedova each posted singles victories on the afternoon, but it wasn't enough as the host Titans fell to Azusa Pacific, 5-2, on Wednesday at the Titan Courts.

Injejikian defeated the Cougars' Casey Wetzig in straight sets, 6-1, 6-2, at the No. 3 spot while Akhmedova defeated Lindsey Cloninger at No. 6 singles, 6-3, 6-1.

Azusa Pacific, ranked No. 6 in the NAIA polls, took the early lead, taking two out of three doubles matches for the 1-0 lead. Fullerton's only win in doubles came at the No. 3 spot where Brandy Andrews and Jerusha Cruz defeated Casey Wetzig and Cloninger, 8-6.

The other two doubles matches were closely contested, but APU won both by identical 8-6 scores.

The Cougars then went on to clinch the match by winning three of the four singles matches in straight sets with the lone exception at the No. 1 spot where APU's Bay Daniels defeated Erin Wiesener, 6-3, 4-6 (10-8).

Azusa Pacific 5, Cal State Fullerton 2
January 30, 2008
Titan Courts - Fullerton, Calif.


SINGLES
1. Bay Daniels (APU) def. Erin Wiesener (CSF), 6-3, 4-6 (10-8)
2. Katy Jelsma (APU) def. Cheyenne Inglis (CSF), 6-3, 6-2
3. Shelly Injejikian (CSF) def. Casey Wetzig (APU), 6-1, 6-2
4. Sheryl Bon (APU) def. Brandy Andrews (CSF), 6-1, 6-4
5. Kim Tran (APU) def. Jerusha Cruz (CSF), 7-6, 6-1
6. Karina Akhmedova (CSF) def. Lindsey Cloninger (APU), 6-3, 6-1

DOUBLES
1. Jelsma/Tran (APU) def. Inglis/Wiesener (CSF), 8-6
2. Bon/Daniels (APU) def. Akhmedova/Injejikian (CSF), 8-6
3. Andrews/Cruz (CSF) def. Cloninger/Wetzig (APU), 8-6