Women's tennis rained out

Feb. 20, 2010

TUCSON--The No. 59 Arizona women's tennis match against No. 60 San Diego State was rained out Saturday after the conclusion of doubles play. The match may be rescheduled at a later date.

Arizona won the doubles point with wins in the No. 1 and No. 2 spots. In the No. 3 spot, seniors Ariane Masschelein and Natalia Toporowska were first to finish and fell to Emma Cioffi and Alicia Aguilar 8-2.

Next to finish, at No. 2, senior Claire Rietsch and sophomore Sarah Landsman started off with an early 2-1 lead and never fell behind, defeating Julia Trunk and Julia Wais 8-4.

At No. 1 sophomore Natasha Marks and freshman Alexandrina Naydenova took an early 1-0 advantage over SDSU's Roxanne and Sierra Ellison, who then jumped out to a 3-2 lead. Marks and Naydenova manage to come back 7-6, but the Aztecs tied it up once more. Arizona won the next set and never looked back, winning 9-7, and clinching the doubles point for the Cats.

Up next, Arizona will host Saint Mary's on Sunday at noon at the LaNelle Robson Tennis Center.

Complete Results:

Doubles:

1. No. 42 Marks/Naydenova UA def. Ellison/Ellison SDSU 9-7

2. Landsman/Rietsch UA def. Trunk/Wais SDSU 8-4

3. Cioffi/Aguilar SDSU def. Masschelein/Toporowska UA 8-2

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