Feb. 2, 2013
By Stephanie Juncker
By Stephanie Juncker
LOS ANGELES, Calif. ---The Fresno State women's tennis team fell victim to another 7-0 defeat to the No. 4 USC Trojans who have won five straight shutout matches.
Fresno State moves to 2-2 on the year with wins coming over higher ranked opponents and losses to two ITA top five programs.
"Overall it was a great weekend," said head coach Ryan Stotland. "We got a big win on Friday and we'll be moving up in the rankings. We have a lot of heart and a lot of fight and we look to continue getting better."
In doubles the Women of Troy, secured the doubles point with two 8-4 wins on Courts 2 and 3. The highlight of the day came for the 'Dogs at the top spot as Aishwarya Agrawal and Bianca Modoc rallied to win a tiebreaker over No. 13 DeSimone/Scandalis 8-7(6).
In singles, the Trojans rolled securing wins at all six spots. Fresman Anneka Watts played tough at No. 6 securing the only singles set for the 'Dogs, but ultimately fell in a third set tiebreak to Valeria Pulido 2-6, 6-3, 1-0(10-4).
Next up for the 'Dogs is a trip to the Bay Area with matches against Univ. of San Francisco and Santa Clara next weekend.
#4 USC 7, #56 Fresno State 0
Feb. 2, 2013 - Marks Stadium
(1) Agrawal/Modoc (FS) def. #13 DeSimone/Scandalis (USC) - 8-7 (6)
(2) Lao/Olmos (USC) def. McQueen/Susdorf (FS) - 8-4
(3) Pulido/Yates (USC) def. Watts/Watts (FS) - 8-4
Order of finish: 2, 3, 1
(1) #17 Sabrina Santamaria (USC) def. Aishwarya Agrawal (FS) - 6-0, 6-0
(2) #14 Danielle Lao (USC) vs. Melissa McQueen (FS) - 6-2, 6-2
(3) Giuliana Olmos (USC) def. Bianca Modoc (FS) - 6-3, 6-0
(4) Kaitlyn Christian (USC) vs. Sophie Watts (FS) - 6-3, 6-1
(5) Ellie Yates (USC) def. Anne Susdorf (FS) - 6-0, 6-1*
(6) Valeria Pulido (USC) vs. Anneka Watts (FS) - 2-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-4)
Order of finish: 1, 3, 5*, 2, 4, 6
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