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San Diego Tops Cougars, 4-1

Feb 19, 2022

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Washington State Women's Tennis captured the opening doubles point but could not capitalize in singles play as the Cougars were defeated by San Diego, 4-1, Saturday morning at the Arnhold Tennis Center.
The Cougars (4-4) opened the day by winning at No. 1 and 3 doubles over San Diego (5-1) to take the opening point. At No 1, WSU's Michaela Bayerlova and Maxine Murphy came away with a 6-4 win over Solymar Colling and Elizabeth Goldsmith while Savanna Ly-Nguyen and Elyse Tse escaped with a 6-4 win at No. 3 over Claudia De Las Heras and Victoria Kalaitzis. At No. 2, USD's Abigail Desiatnikov and Jordyn McBride were leading Fifa Kumhom and Yang Lee 5-4 when their match was stopped.
In singles play, the Toreros posted straight-set wins in four matches to clinch the team victory. Desiatnikov defeated Ly-Nguyen 6-4, 6-2 at No. 2 while Goldsmith cruised to a 6-3, 6-0 win over Murphy at No. 3.
At No. 5, De Las Heras defeated Hania Abouelsaad 6-2, 6-3 at No. 5 while Kalaitzis defeated Lee, 6-2, 6-4, at No. 6.
With the team outcome determined, the remaining two matches were stopped. At No. 1, Bayerlova was on serve with Colling in the third, 6-3, 1-6, 0-1, while Kumhom was trailing McBride 5-7, 2-3.
WSU is next in action Saturday against Iowa State in New York.
San Diego 4 def. Washington State 1
February 19, 2021
Arnhold Tennis Center
Santa Barbara, Calif.
No. 1 Michaela Bayerlova/Maxine Murphy (WSU) def. Solymar Colling/Elizabeth Goldsmith (USD) 6-4
No. 2 Fifa Kumhom/Yang Lee (WSU) vs. Abigail Desiatnikov/Jordyn McBride (USD) 4-5 DNF
No. 3 Savanna Ly-Nguyen/Elyse Tse (WSU) def. Claudia De Las Heras/Victoria Kalaitzis (USD) 6-4
No. 1 Michaela Bayerlova (WSU) vs. Solymar Colling (USD) 6-3, 1-6, 0-1 DNF
No. 2 Abigail Desiatnikov (USD) def. Savanna Ly-Nguyen (WSU) 6-4, 6-2
No. 3 Elizabeth Goldsmith (USD) def. Maxine Murphy (WSU) 6-3, 6-0
No. 4 Fifa Kumhom (WSU) 6-2, 6-3 vs. Jordyn McBride (USD) 5-7, 2-3 DNF
No. 5 Claudia De Las Heras (USD) def. Hania Abouelsaad (WSU) 6-2, 6-3
No. 6 Victoria Kalaitzis (USD) def. Yang Lee (WSU) 6-2, 6-4