April 26, 2012
LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The No. 48 Fresno State women's tennis team beat Louisiana Tech, 4-0, in the first round of the WAC Championships on Thursday at the NM State Tennis Complex.
The Bulldogs (19-4) took the doubles point from LA Tech (14-8) with back-to-back wins from the No. 2 and No. 3 doubles teams. Junior Bianca Modoc and freshman Aishwarya Agrawal defeated Vivian ten Dolle and Maartje de Wit, 8-0, at No. 2 and juniors Olga Kirpicheva and Melissa McQueen topped Laura Fernandez and Alena Erofeyeva, 8-1, at No. 3.
In singles, the `Dogs clinch the win with three consecutive victories. At the No.1 spot, 41st-ranked singles player Marianne Jodoin defeated Fernandez, 6-3, 6-1. At No. 4 Modoc bested Anna Zurek, 6-2, 6-2, and freshman Anne Susdorf beat Melanie Urvoy, 6-1, 6-3, at No. 6.
The Bulldogs continue on with their hunt for the 2012 WAC Championship title.
#48 Fresno State 4, LA Tech, 0
Las Cruces, N.M.
1. Marianne Jodoin (FS) def. Laura Fernandez (LTU) 6-3, 6-1
2. Aishwarya Agrawal (FS) vs. Vivian ten Dolle (LTU) 6-2, 3-6, unfinished
3. Melissa McQueen (FS) vs. Elne Barnard (LTU) 6-2, 4-3, unfinished
4. Bianca Modoc (FS) def. Anna Zurek (LTU) 6-2, 6-2
5. Laura Pola (FS) vs. Alena Erofeyeva (LTU) 3-6, 6-3, unfinished
6. Anne Susdorf (FS) def. Melanie Urvoy (LTU) 6-1, 6-3
1. Marianne Jodoin/Laura Pola (FS) vs. Elne Barnard/Anna Zurek (LTU) 6-1, unfinished
2. Bianca Modoc/Aishwarya Agrawal (FS) def. Vivian ten Dolle/Maartje de Wit (LTU) 8-0
3. Olga Kirpicheva/Melissa McQueen (FS) def. Laura Fernandez/Alena Erofeyeva (LTU) 8-1
Louisiana Tech 14-8
Fresno State 19-4; National ranking #48
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