WOMEN'S TENNIS WINS, 5-2, AT FRESNO STATE
Katharina Knoebl improved to a team-best 8-3 in singles play as the Hornets beat FSU.
FRESNO, Calif. - The No. 42 Sacramento State women's tennis team improved its record to 3-4 against nationally ranked squads with a 5-2 dual match win over No. 67 Fresno State on Thursday afternoon at the Wathen Tennis Center. The dual was a make up match for the one rained out on Feb. 19.
The Hornets improved 8-5 with the win while the Bulldogs fell to 4-8 with the loss.
Sacramento State took two of three matches in doubles play to win the doubles point and won four-of-six singles match to earn the 5-2 win.
Katharina Knoebl won again, her third straight singles win, to improve upon her team-best 8-3 record.
The No. 68 ranked doubles tandem of Tatsiana Kapshai and Rebeca Delgado on 8-2 at No. 1 doubles to push their season mark to 6-3. Maria Meliuk and Clarisse Baca won their fourth straight doubles match and team-best 10th this season.
Sacramento State will play this weekend at both San Diego State and the University of San Diego.
Tennis Match Results
Sacramento State vs Fresno State
3/17/2011 at Fresno, Calif.
(Wathen Tennis Center)
#42 Sacramento State 5, #67 Fresno State 2
1. #99 JODOIN, Marianne (FSU) def. #124 KAPSHAI, Tatsiana (SAC) 6-4, 6-0
2. POLA, Laura (FSU) def. DELGADO, Rebeca (SAC) 6-4, 6-3
3. MELIUK, Maria (SAC) def. McQUEEN, Melissa (FSU) 6-4, 4-6, 6-2
4. BACA, Clarisse (SAC) def. HAYLEY, Mary Abby (FSU) 6-1, 6-2
5. LOHSCHEIDT, Sophie (SAC) def. MODOC, Bianca (FSU) 7-5, 6-3
6. KNOEBL, Katharina (SAC) def. KIRPICHEVA, Olga (FSU) 6-0, 6-2
1. #68 KAPSHAI, Tatsiana/DELGADO, Rebeca (SAC) def. JODOIN, Marianne/MODOC, Bianca (FSU) 8-2
2. McQUEEN, Melissa/KIRPICHEVA, Olga (FSU) def. LOHSCHEIDT, Sophie/KNOEBL, Katharina (SAC) 8-3
3. MELIUK, Maria/BACA, Clarisse (SAC) def. HAYLEY, Mary Abby/POLA, Laura (FSU) 8-2
Sacramento State 8-5; National ranking #42
Fresno State 4-8; National ranking #67
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (2,4,6,3,5,1)