Titans Fall to Arizona State

Jadie Acidera
Jadie Acidera

TEMPE, Ariz. – The Titans fell 6-1 to Arizona State University for their first away game of the season on Friday.

Cal State Fullerton remains winless against ASU with an 0-8 overall all-time record.

Like last year, The Titans move to 1-1 after their second game of the season.


The Titans went down early 0-1 after the doubles.

Luxizi Meng and Eira Tobrand could not do much against Sammy Hampton and Julia Fisch as they lost their match 1-6.

Caisey Lee Emery and Masako Makiba gave more work to the ASU duo of Savannah Slaysman and Samantha Alicea but ultimately dropped their doubles match 3-6.

Karla Portalatin and Sarah Nuno pairing up on Court No.1 were looking good. They were up 5-3 right before they stopped playing as ASU scored the Doubles point.


Off to a good start on Court No.1 and up 3-1 early, Portalatin saw her opponent win 5 games in a row and take the first set 3-6. Ilze Hattingh took the win after she dominated the second set 6-1.

ASU took a 3-0 lead for the day after Tobrand lost her singles match 2-6, 2-6.

Jadie Acidera was the only one to give the Titans some hope as she was able to win her singles match 6-1, 6-4.

Unfortunately, Acidera would be the only one to give the Titans a match point.

The Sun Devils clinched the win on Court No.2 when Sarah Nuno dropped her game 2-6, 5-7 giving ASU the fourth point needed.

Emery also conceded the loss against Savannah Slaysman: 4-6, 4-6.

Meng was the last one on the courts. After ASU Sammi Hampton won the first set, Meng won the second one. In the super tiebreaker, Hampton won 10-8.

Cal State Fullerton will take the courts again this Saturday against Grand Canyon University at 9am PT.



Arizona St. 6, Cal State Fullerton 1


  1. Hattingh (ASU) def. Karla Portalatin (CSUF) 6-3,6-1
  2. Kolarova (ASU) def. Sarah Nuno (CSUF) 6-2,7-5
  3. Slaysman (ASU) def. Caisey Lee Emery (CSUF) 6-4,6-4
  4. Alicea (ASU) def. Eira Tobrand (CSUF) 6-2,6-2
  5. Hampton (ASU) def. Luxizi Meng (CSUF) 6-3,6-7,10-8
  6. Jadie Acidera (CSUF) def. Fisch (ASU) 6-1,6-4

 Order of Finish: 1,4,6,2*,3,5

*Clinching point


1. Sarah Nuno/Karla Portalatin (CSUF) vs. Hatting/Kolarova – 5-3 Unfinished

2. Slaysman/Alicea (ASU) def. Emery/Makiba (CSUF) 6-3

3. Hampton/Fisch def. Meng/Tobrand (CSUF) 6-1

Order of Finish: 3,2

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