Women's Tennis: Lobos Fall To No. 30 Aztecs, 5-2, In First Conference Match Of The Year
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Despite a strong start that saw the No. 52 Lobos win at No. 1 and No. 3 doubles positions to gain the key doubles point, they eventually fell 5-2 to MWC opponent San Diego State at the SDSU Courts yesterday afternoon. The Lobos' record drops to 8-7 while No. 30 SDSU improves to 11-3.
Sandy Lukowski and Maja Kovacek continued strong play at the No. 1 doubles spot yesterday, getting an 8-5 win over the team of Silvia Tornier and Indra Erichsen. At No. 3 the duo of Rachel Hatley and Maria Ruiz-Fabrega improved its record at the third spot to 6-2 with a decisive 8-1 defeat of Katalina Romero and Patricia Graf. No. 108 Tjasa Suvak was a bright point for the New Mexico singles side, grabbing a win at the No. 3 spot against Katja Karrento. She beat the Aztec player in two sets, 6-1, 6-1.
No. 30 SDSU 5, No. 52 New Mexico 2
SINGLES 1. Silvia Tornier (SDSU) def. Sandy Lukowski (UNM), 6-4, 6-3 2. Lindsey Hedberg (SDSU) def. Maja Kovacek (UNM), 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 3. No. 108 Tjasa Suvak (UNM) def. Katja Karrento (SDSU), 6-1, 6-1 4. Katalina Romero (SDSU) def. Tiffany Robertson (UNM), 6-3, 6-2 5. Patricia Graf (SDSU) def. Michelle Heidbrink (UNM), 2-6, 7-5, 6-4 6. Indra Erichsen (SDSU) def. Maria Ruiz-Fabrega (UNM), 6-2, 6-3
DOUBLES 1. Lukowski/Kovacek (UNM) def. Tornier/Erichsen (SDSU), 8-5 2. Karrento/Hedberg (SDSU) def. Robertson/Heidbrink (UNM), 8-5 3. Hatley/Ruiz-Fabrega (UNM) def. Romero/Graf (SDSU), 8-1