Women's Tennis Closes Regular Season with Loss

April 6, 2003

FRESNO, Calif. - The Santa Clara University women's tennis team fell to 25th-ranked Fresno State 7-0 this afternoon at the Wathen Tennis Center. The Broncos close the regular season with a 9-9 season record, while the Bulldogs improve to 11-7, and record their 15th win in their last 16 home matches, dating back to the beginning of last year.

"They played a much stronger game than us today," SCU head coach Aby Ryan said. "We played well and raised the level of our game heading into the league tournament next week."

Fresno State only yielded one game in sweeping the doubles competition and won all six singles matches in straight sets.

The Broncos will participate in the West Coast Conference Championship next weekend, hosted by Pepperdine University in Malibu. Dates for the three-day tournament is April 12-14. Seedings and match times will be announced early in the week.

Doubles
1. No. 28 Carlotti/Tallo (FSU) def. Limbers/Kaloi (SCU) 8-1
2. Sainz/Winterhalter (FSU) def. Kawakami/ Ashley Campbell (SCU) 8-0
3. McRae/Jovanovic (FSU) def. Ruiz/Cochrane (SCU) 8-0

Singles
1. No. 8 Chloe Carlotti (FSU) def. Christine Limbers (SCU)6-2, 6-2
2. No. 108 Lucia Tallo (FSU) def. Janalle Kaloi (SCU) 6-2, 6-3
3. Lucia Sainz (FSU) def. Catherine Cochrane (SCU) 6-2, 6-3
4. Flatka Jovanovic (FSU) def. Pati Ruiz (SCU) 6-3, 6-2
5. Kathrin Winterhalter (FSU) def. Casey Knutson (SCU) 6-1, 6-1
6. Kirsty McRae (FSU) def. Mariko Kawakami (SCU) 6-3, 6-1