WOMEN'S TENNIS STUMBLES AT NO. 49 SAINT MARY'S
MORAGA, Calif. - The Sacramento State women's tennis team took No. 49 ranked Saint Mary's to three sets in four of six singles matches but lost, 7-0, to the Gaels on Friday afternoon at the Timothy Korth Tennis Center.
Katharina Knoebl and Jennifer Nguyen upset the No. 37 ranked doubles team in the nation.
The Hornets (1-7) have lost to six nationally ranked teams this season as they play through their typically tough non-conference schedule.
Sacramento State did get one win on Friday afternoon, a doubles upset. Katharina Knoebl and Jennifer Nguyen knocked off the No. 37 ranked tandem of Catherine Isip and Liz Searl, 8-6, at No. 2 doubles.
Nguyen plus Sophie Lohscheidt, Saskia Angerer and Olivia Boija all took their respective singles matches to third sets but each lost.
The Hornets will put their their 93-match conference winning streak on the line this weekend when they play host to Northern Arizona at 1 p.m. on Sunday. Sacramento State has won 11 consecutive Big Sky regular season and tournament titles.
Tennis Match Results
Saint Mary's vs Sacramento State
Mar 08, 2013 at Moraga, Calif.
(Timothy Korth TC)
#49 Saint Mary's 7, Sacramento State 0
1. #18 JULLIEN, Jenny (SMC) def. DELGADO, Rebeca (SACW) 7-5, 6-2
2. ISIP, Catherine (SMC) def. LOHSCHEIDT, Sophie (SACW) 6-1, 2-6, 6-2
3. #121 FLORES, Danielle (SMC) def. KNOEBL, Katharina (SACW) 6-4, 6-2
4. LEDUC, Catherine (SMC) def. NGUYEN, Jennifer (SACW) 6-3, 2-6, 6-2
5. LEITZ, Audrey (SMC) def. ANGERER, Saskia (SACW) 3-6, 6-0, 6-3
6. FRAMPTON, Jade (SMC) def. BOIJA, Olivia (SACW) 6-3, 2-6, 6-2
1. JULLIEN, Jenny/FLORES, Danielle (SMC) def. DELGADO, Rebeca/LOHSCHEIDT, Sophie (SACW) 8-6
2. KNOEBL, Katharina/NGUYEN, Jennifer (SACW) def. #37 ISIP, Catherine/SEARL, Liz (SMC) 8-6
3. FRAMPTON, Jade/LEITZ, Audrey (SMC) def. BOIJA, Olivia/GOMEZ CARUS, Andrea (SACW) 8-3
Saint Mary's 6-6; National ranking #49
Sacramento State 1-7
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (2,3,1,6,4,5)