April 6, 2013
WOMEN'S TENNIS HOLDS ON FOR 4-3 WIN OVER HAWAII
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Katharina Knoebl was the lone Hornet to win in both singles and doubles but the Sacramento State women's team prevailed, 4-3, over Hawaii on Saturday at Rio Del Oro Racquet Club.
The Hornets took the doubles point with wins from the teams of Katharina Knoebl and Jennifer Nguyen
and Sophie Lohschedit and Andrea Gomez Carus
. Knoebl and Nguyen picked up the first win of the day with an 8-2 victory at No. 2. Lohscheidt and Gomez Carus pulled off an 8-6 win at No. 3 to win the point for the team. The No. 1 doubles match went to Hawaii after Katarina Poljakova and Xenia Suworowa outlasted Rebeca Delgado
and Olivia Boija
, 8-7 (7-5).
In singles play, Sacramento State was able to add to its lead early on with wins at Nos. 4 and 5. Boija defeated Paulina Petriskova, 6-4, 6-1, for the first victory before Knoebl won, 6-2, 6-2 over Kesey Daquio.
UH responded with wins at Nos. 2 and 3 to make the score, 3-2 in favor of the Hornets. Sacramento State was able to clinch the victory when Delgado beat Suworowa, 6-4, 6-1, at No. 1.
The final point was the only singles match to extend past two sets and saw Rebecca Faltusz defeat Gomez Carus, 6-1, 4-6, 1-0 (11-9).
Sacramento State has two matches remaining in the regular season, competing at Washington on April 13 and at Portland State on April 14. The team will then host the Big Sky Conference Championships on April 26-28 at Gold River Racquet Club.
Sacramento State 4, Hawaii 3
Apr 06, 2013 at Rio Del Oro Racquet Club (Sacramento, Calif.)
1. DELGADO, Rebeca (SACW) def. SUWOROWA, Xenia (HAWAII) 6-4, 6-1
2. POLJAKOVA, Katarina (HAWAII) def. NGUYEN, Jennifer (SACW) 7-5, 6-3
3. KOSTALOVA, Martina (HAWAII) def. LOHSCHEIDT, Sophie (SACW) 6-3, 6-2
4. BOIJA, Olivia (SACW) def. PETRISKOVA, Paulina (HAWAII) 6-4, 6-1
5. KNOEBL, Katharina (SACW) def. DAQUIO, Kelsey (HAWAII) 6-2, 6-2
6. FALTUSZ, Rebecca (HAWAII) def. GOMEZ CARUS, Andrea (SACW) 6-1, 4-6, 1-0 (11-9)
1. POLJAKOVA, Katarina/SUWOROWA, Xenia (HAWAII) def. DELGADO, Rebeca/BOIJA, Olivia (SACW) 8-7 (7-5)
2. KNOEBL, Katharina/NGUYEN, Jennifer (SACW) def. KOSTALOVA, Martina/FALTUSZ, Rebecca (HAWAII) 8-2
3. LOHSCHEIDT, Sophie/GOMEZ CARUS, Andrea (SACW) def. PETRISKOVA, Paulina/DOMINGO, Kelly (HAWAII) 8-6
Sacramento State 10-12
Order of finish: Doubles (2,3,1); Singles (4,5,3,2,1,6)