Jan. 24, 2009
(San Diego, CA) - The USD women's tennis team, under the direction of head coach Sherri Stephens who is in her 25th-year, dealt the visiting Cal State Fullerton Titans a 6-1 defeat today at the USD West Tennis Courts. It was the season opener for both teams, and the Toreros are now off until they face the Loyola Marymount Lions on February 8th.
USD freshman Juliette Coupez (Lesquin, France) dealt CSF sophomore Erin Wiesener a 6-1, 6-2 defeat at No. 1 singles, and also teamed with sophomore Samantha Mouly (Paris, France) at No. 1 doubles for an 8-3 victory over the Titan duo of Cheyenne Inglis and Shelly Injejikian.
The Toreros also received straight set singles victories from freshman Maja Sujica at No. 3 singles (6-0, 6-0 vs. Cheyenne Inglis), senior Tammy Kevey at No. 4 (6-1, 6-0 vs. Karina Akhmedova), junior Alexandra Demidova at No. 5 (6-1, 6-1 vs. Shelly Injejikian), and freshman Maria Raygada at No. 6 (6-1, 6-0 vs. Jerusha Cruz). Cal State Fullerton earned a singles point at No.2 as Mouly retired her match against Leslie Bullock.
Additionally, USD received doubles wins from Kevey-Sujica at No. 2 (8-3 over Wiesener-Bullock) and Justine Perl-Raygada at No. 3 (8-0 vs. Brandy Andrews-Cruz).
USD 6, CAL STATE FULLERTON 1
1. Coupez-Mouly (USD) df. Inglis-Injejikian; 8-3
2. Kevey-Sujica (USD) df. Bullock-Wiesener; 8-3
3. Perl-Raygada (USD) df. Andrews-Cruz; 8-0
USD Toreros win doubles point
1. Juliette Coupez
(USD) df. Erin Wiesener; 6-1, 6-2
2. Leslie Bullock (CSF) df. Samantha Mouly
; 2-6, 1-0, retired
3. Maja Sujica
(USD) df. Cheyenne Inglis; 6-0, 6-0
4. Tammy Kevey
(USD) df. Karina Akhmedova; 6-1, 6-0
5. Alexandra Demidova
(USD) df. Shelly Injejikian; 6-1, 6-1
6. Maria Raygada
(USD) df. Jerusha Cruz; 6-1, 6-0
Records: USD (1-0), CS Fullerton (0-1)