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  • Thunderbird Tennis Swept at CS Fullerton
    by kcsg.com news
    Published - 02/23/14 - 08:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend | print
    Nastia Vasileva took Southern Utah's only set in the match. Photo courtesy of SUU Media Relations
    Nastia Vasileva took Southern Utah's only set in the match. Photo courtesy of SUU Media Relations
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    (FULLERTON, CA) - Southern Utah University women's tennis suffered its first loss of the season after getting swept 7-0 at CS Fullerton on Saturday afternoon. The loss squares the Thunderbirds' record to 1-1 on the season.

    CSF narrowly took the doubles point to open the match, taking an 8-3 win at No. 3 doubles and a win at No. 1 doubles by a single break, 8-6.

    The Titans clinched the match with wins at No. 6, No. 1 and No. 5 singles, but was challenged at No. 4 singles where Nastia Vasileva faced CSF's Kalika Slevcove. Vasileva took the first set 6-2, but dropped the second 6-3 and ultimately fell in a 10-point tiebreaker 10-2 in the third set.

    Southern Utah will be back in action on Sunday afternoon, facing UC Riverside on the road.

    Cal State Fullerton 7, Southern Utah University 0

    Singles competition

    1. Alexis Valenzuela (CSF) def. IVANOVA, Alex (SUU) 6-1, 6-1

    2. Morgan McIntosh (CSF) def. ROGOVA, Veronika (SUU) 6-4, 6-4

    3. Camille De Leon (CSF) def. MARUSHKO, Jane (SUU) 6-3, 7-5

    4. Kalika Slevcove (CSF) def. VASILEVA, Nastia (SUU) 2-6, 6-3, 10-2

    5. Rebekkah Ermac (CSF) def. SKARAS, Madeline (SUU) 6-3, 6-2

    6. Jessica Pepa (CSF) def. LUNDIN, Sarah (SUU) 6-0, 6-2

    Doubles competition

    1. Morgan McIntosh/Camille De Leon (CSF) def. IVANOVA, Alex/ROGOVA, Veronika (SUU) 8-6

    2. Alexis Valenzuela/Kalika Slevcove (CSF) def. VASILEVA, Nastia/SKARAS, Madeline (SUU) 8-7 (9-7)

    3. Rebekkah Ermac/Megan Sandford (CSF) def. LUNDIN, Sarah/MARUSHKO, Jane (SUU) 8-3

    -suu-

    Kyle Cottam

    Asst. Sports Information Director (VB, GYM, M/W Tennis)

    (435) 586-7752

    www.suutbirds.com

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