USC Women's Match With Long Beach State Postponed

Jan. 23, 2008

LOS ANGELES, CALIF. - The No. 8 USC women's tennis team had its match against No. 41 Long Beach State interrupted by rain today. Play will be resumed at 1 p.m. on Thursday (Jan. 24) at Marks Stadium.

Due to the threat of inclement weather, the teams opted to play singles first. Three of the six matches had completed the first set, and the Trojans were ahead across the board. USC's Amanda Fink, Gabriela Niculescu and Leyla Entekhabi all won their respective first sets. At the No. 1 position, USC's Lindsey Nelson was even at 4-4 with Hannah Grady; Sarah Fansler led Stephanie Bengson 5-2 at No. 3, and Maria Sanchez led Jessica Weeks 4-3 at No. 5. Below are the matchups and current scores heading into tomorrow's resumed play.

#8 USC vs. #41 Long Beach State
DOUBLES - not yet played
(1) Fink/Niculescu (USC) vs. Grady/Bengson (LBSU)
(2) Nelson/Sanchez (USC) vs. Jeanes/Weeks (LBSU)
(3) Fansler/Andrews (USC) vs. Armstrong/Sutton (LBSU)

(1) Lindsey Nelson (USC) tied with Hannah Grady (LBSU) - 4-4
(2) Amanda Fink (USC) leads Deborah Armstrong (LBSU) - 6-3
(3) Sarah Fansler (USC) leads Stephanie Bengson (LBSU - 5-2
(4) Gabriela Niculescu (USC) leads Stephanie Jeanes (LBSU) - 6-1
(5) Maria Sanchez (USC) leads Jessica Weeks (LBSU) - 4-3
(6) Leyla Entekhabi (USC) leads Emannuelle Tabatruong (LBSU) - 6-1

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