WOMEN'S TENNIS NARROWLY EDGED, 4-3, AT NO. 25 WASHINGTON
Sophie Lohscheidt won at No. 5 singles, but the Hornets lost 4-3 at Washington.
SEATTLE, Wash. - With the match knotted up 3-3, the dual between the No. 46 Sacramento State women's tennis team and No. 25 ranked Washington came down to No. 3 singles, where the Huskies pulled out a narrow win to clinch the 4-3 victory.
The Hornets drop to 11-8 on the season and are now 4-7 against nationally ranked foes but are a perfect 4-0 in conference matches. Big Sky Conference play resumes tomorrow, as Sacramento State meets Eastern Washington in Cheney, Wash.
The Huskies improve to 12-8 on the year.
Washington swept doubles play, putting Sacramento State in a 1-0 hole entering singles play.
The Huskies continued to roll early in singles, winning at No. 1 and No. 2 in straight sets to go up 3-0. But the Hornets rallied with wins at No. 4, No. 5 and No. 6 singles to tie up the match.
But Washington's Samantha Smith pulled out a 7-5, 6-4 win at No. 3 to earn the win for the Huskies.
Tennis Match Results
Sacramento State vs Washington
4/2/2011 at Seattle, Wash.
(Nordstrom Tennis Center)
#25 Washington 4, #46 Sacramento State 3
1. #20 CHAN, Venise (WASH) def. #122 KAPSHAI, Tatsiana (SAC) 6-2, 6-0
2. #5 DY, Denise (WASH) def. DELGADO, Rebeca (SAC) 6-0, 6-1
3. SMITH, Samantha (WASH) def. MELIUK, Maria (SAC) 7-5, 6-4
4. BACA, Clarisse (SAC) def. KRSLJANIN, Alek (WASH) 6-2, 6-4
5. LOHSCHEIDT, Sophie (SAC) def. RADUNOVIC, Vanja (WASH) 6-2, 6-1
6. ZIVANOVIC, Milica (SAC) def. FEELEY, Kelli (WASH) 6-1, 6-2
1. CHAN, Venise/SMITH, Samantha (WASH) def. #80 DELGADO, Rebeca/KAPSHAI, Tatsiana (SAC) 8-1
2. DY, Denise/KRSLJANIN, Alek (WASH) def. MELIUK, Maria/BACA, Clarisse (SAC) 8-6
3. PAVLOVIC, Adrijana/RADUNOVIC, Vanja (WASH) def. LOHSCHEIDT, Sophie/ZIVANOVIC, Milica (SAC) 8-6
Sacramento State 11-8; National ranking #46
Washington 12-8; National ranking #25
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (2,1,6,5,4,3)