WOMEN'S TENNIS FALLS, 5-2, AT SAN DIEGO
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The Sacramento State women's tennis team narrowly lost, 5-2, to the University of San Diego on Sunday afternoon at the West Tennis Courts.
Katharina Knoebl won a tough three-set match at No. 5 singles.
The Hornets (9-7) won two singles matches but the Torreros (3-6) took the doubles point and four singles matches.
Tatsiaian Kapshai and Rebeca Delgado won, 8-4, at No. 1 doubled but San Diego won at No. 2 and No. 3.
In singles play, Sacramento State recieved wins from Sophie Lohscheidt at No. 3 and Katharina Knoebl. Lohscheidt won her match after USD's Laura Claus retired in the second set but Knoebl won a grueling, 4-6, 7-6(3), 11-9 decision.
Lohscheidt won all of her singles matches on the Hornets' three-match road trip this weekend.
Tennis Match Results
Sacramento State vs University of San Diego
Mar 11, 2012 at San Diego, Calif.
(West Tennis Courts)
University of San Diego 5, #55 Sacramento State 2
1. COUPEZ, Juliette (USD) def. KAPSHAI, Tatsiana (SACW) 6-2, 6-2
2. HOFFPAUIR, Stephanie (USD) def. BACA, Clarisse (SACW) 6-4, 6-1
3. DEPENAU, Anna (USD) def. DELGADO, Rebeca (SACW) 6-2, 6-0
4. LOHSCHEIDT, Sophie (SACW) def. CLAUS, Laura (USD) 4-6, 3-0, retired
5. KNOEBL, Katharina (SACW) def. RAYGADA, Marite (USD) 4-6, 7-6 (7-3), 11-9
6. SUJICA, Maja (USD) def. MELIUK, Maria (SACW) 6-1, 6-2
1. KAPSHAI, Tatsiana/DELGADO, Rebeca (SACW) def. COUPEZ, Juliette/CLAUS, Laura (USD) 8-4
2. SUJICA, Maja/DEPENAU, Anna (USD) def. MELIUK, Maria/BACA, Clarisse (SACW) 8-3
3. BROWN, Cara/HOFFPAUIR, Stephanie (USD) def. KNOEBL, Katharina/LOHSCHEIDT, Sophie (SACW) 9-7
Sacramento State 9-7; National ranking #55
University of San Diego 3-6
Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (4,1,2,3,6,5)