No. 17 California Defeats San Diego State, 5-2

Jan. 29, 2005

San Diego, CA - The No. 17 Golden Bears (2-0 overall) picked up their second win of the season, defeating San Diego State, 5-2, at the University of San Diego's West Courts. With the win, the Bears improve to 2-0 on the season, while the Aztecs fall to 2-1.

San Diego State notched two victories in doubles to secure the doubles point. Cal's freshman duo of Suzi Babos and Marion Ravelojaona tallied the Bears one doubles victory on court one, beating Indra Erichsen and Andrea Hermansen, 8-6.

Cal clinched the victory winning five of six singles matches. Babos made quick work of Alesya Vidov on court one, 6-0; 6-0. Sophomore Monica Wiesener outlasted the Aztec's Dita Haverlandova on court two in three sets, 6-4; 2-6; 4-1 (retire).

Cal's Cristina Visico, Ravelojaona and Jessica Shu all picked up straight-set wins on courts four, five and six, respectively. Visico defeated Hermansen, 6-2; 6-2, Ravelojaona beat Nina Spaeth, 6-1; 6-4 and Shu tallied the Bears fifth singles victory of the day, 6-2; 6-1 over Sisse Nielson. In a seventh singles match played, Cal freshman Tiffany Lee defeated Eliska Krausova, 6-2; 6-1.

The Bears will face the University of San Diego Sunday, Jan. 30 at 10 a.m. at San Diego's West Courts.

Complete ResultsDoubles1. (Cal) Babos / Ravelojaona d. (SDSU) Erichsen / Hermansen, 8-62. (SDSU) Vidov / Haverlandova d. (Cal) Kusano / Shu, 8-43. (SDSU) Spaeth / Nielson d. (Cal) Visico / Lee, 8-4

Singles1. (Cal) Babos d. (SDSU) Vidov, 6-0; 6-02. (Cal) Wiesener d. (SDSU) Haverlandova, 6-4; 2-6; 4-1 (retire)3. (SDSU) Erichsen d. (Cal) Kusano, 7-6; 7-54. (Cal) Visico d. (SDSU) Hermansen, 6-2; 6-25. (Cal) Ravelojano d. (SDSU) Spaeth, 6-1; 6-46. (Cal) Shu d. (SDSU), 6-4; 6-47. (Cal) Lee d. (SDSU) Krausova, 6-2; 6-1

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