FULLERTON, Calif. - Cal State Fullerton won their final regular season match, celebrating Senior Day with a 7-0 win over UC Riverside.
The Titans finish the regular season with a 14-5 overall record and a 6-2 record in Big West play. They finish in a tie for second in the conference standings.
Fullerton took the early lead in the match winning the doubles at No.1 and No.2.
It all came down to the result of the doubles match on Court No.2. Caisey Lee Emery and Masako Makiba battled with Silpachai and Pham. The match went all the way to the tiebreaker where the two Titans came out with a 7-5 victory.
Karla Portalatin got the Titans rolling on Court No.1 with a 6-0,6-1 win over Elpusan.
Emery dominated in her singles match with a win on Court No.3 taking the match 6-2,6-0 over Shamma.
Jadie Acidera came through with the clinching point winning 6-4,6-0 win over Wolfe on Court No.6.
Tobrand finished next with a 6-4,7-6 win over Khattab on Court No.5.
The only two matches that required three sets still went to the Titans as Nuno got the victory on Court No.2 while Meng closed out the sweep with a win on Court No.4.
The Titans will be back in action in the Big West Conference championships next weekend at Indian Wells, Calif.
- Karla Portalatin (CSUF) vs. Elpusan (UCR) – 6-0,6-1
- Sarah Nuno (CSUF) def. Silpachai (UCR) – 3-6,6-3,10-7
- Caisey Lee Emery (CSUF) vs. Shamma (UCR) – 6-2,6-0
- Luxizi Meng (CSUF) def. Pham (UCR) – 4-6,7-6,10-6
- Eira Tobrand (CSUF) vs. Khattab (UCR) – 6-4,7-6
- Jadie Acidera (CSUF) vs. Wolfe (UCR) – 6-4,6-0
Order of Finish: 1,3*,6,5,2,4
- Nuno/Portalatin (CSUF) def. Elpusan/Khattab – 6-1
- Emery/Makiba (CSUF) def. Silpachai/Pham – 7-5
- Shamma/Van, Tracy (UCR) def. Tobrang/Meng – 6-4
Order of Finish: 1,3,2
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