WOMEN'S TENNIS FALLS AT NO. 28 WASHINGTON
SEATTLE, Wash. - Katharina Knoebl won at No. 5 singles but the No. 49 ranked Sacramento State women's tennis team lost, 6-1, at No. 28 Washington on Friday afternoon at the Nordstrom Tennis Center.
Katharina Knoebl won at No. 5 singles but the Hornets lost to the Huskies.
This match was a reshceduled dual after an earlier match was canceled due to poor weather in the Seattle area.
Clarisse Baca and Maria Meliuk won their No. 2 doubles match but the Huskies won at Nos. 1 and 3 to earn the doubles point. Washington then went on to win 5-of-6 singles matches but Knoebl put the Hornets on the board.
Knoebl dropped the first set, 4-6, but was able to win the second set and a grueling, 16-14, tiebreaker.
The previous seven meetings between the Hornets and Huskies were decided by 4-3 scores.
The Hornets will remain in the Evergreen State for a match tomorrow at Washington State.
Tennis Match Results
Sacramento State vs Washington
Feb 10, 2012 at Seattle, Wash.
(Nordstrom Tennis Center)
#28 Washington 6, #49 Sacramento State 1
1. #10 DY, Denise (WASH) def. KAPSHAI, Tatsiana (SACW) 6-1, 6-2
2. SMITH, Samantha (WASH) def. DELGADO, Rebeca (SACW) 6-2, 6-4
3. NEMECEVIC, Andjela (WASH) def. BACA, Clarisse (SACW) 6-4, 6-3
4. GREGOIRE, Capucine (WASH) def. LOHSCHEIDT, Sophie (SACW) 6-0, 5-7, 6-2
5. KNOEBL, Katharina (SACW) def. CORONEL, Natali (WASH) 4-6, 6-4, 16-14
6. SHIMIZU, Riko (WASH) def. MELIUK, Maria (SACW) 6-2, 7-6
1. DY, Denise/SMITH, Samantha (WASH) def. #38 KAPSHAI, Tatsiana/DELGADO, Rebeca (SACW) 8-1
2. BACA, Clarisse/MELIUK, Maria (SACW) def. NEMECEVIC, Andjela/GREGOIRE, Capucine (WASH) 8-3
3. CORONEL, Natali/SHIMIZU, Riko (WASH) def. KNOEBL, Katharina/LOHSCHEIDT, Sophie (SACW) 8-6
Sacramento State 1-3; National ranking #49
Washington 4-1; National ranking #28
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (1,2,3,6,4,5)