No. 21 USC Women’s Tennis Downs Colorado 5-1 in Boulder
The No. 21 ranked USC Women's Tennis team snapped a six-match losing streak with a 5-1 victory over Colorado on Sunday (March 6) in Boulder, Colo.
With the win, the Trojans improve to 7-7 on the season and 1-1 in Pac-12 play.
USC got to work early, posting wins on courts one and two. At one doubles, USC's Cayetano/Piper beat CU's Pozo/Forster 6-1. Over on court two, the No. 19 ranked duo of Ewing/Han downed Colorado's Stanojevic/Balzert 6-2 to claim the doubles point. The match on court three was abandoned with CU's Tokac/Puzak up 4-3 over USC's Willson/Morra.
With a one point advantage headed into singles play, The Women of Troy got to work against the Buffaloes.
The No. 5 ranked Eryn Cayetano downed Colorado's Caroline Pozo 6-4, 6-2 on center court to put the Trojans up 2-0. USC's No. 36 ranked Salma Ewing followed it up with a swift 6-3, 6-2 victory on court two over CU's Antonia Balzert to put the Trojans up 3-0.
On court three, Trojan redshirt sophomore Snow Han battled to post a 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 win over CU's Megan Foster and clinch the match for USC. With the win, Han holds an eight-match win streak and a 10-match unbeaten streak.
Over on court four, Colorado picked up a point as Mila Stanojevic beat USC's No. 103 ranked Danielle Willson 6-0, 6-3. This would be Colorado's only point of the day.
Shortly thereafter, Mckenna Koenig beat CU's Betina Tokac 6-3, 6-4 on court five, making the final score 5-1, USC.
Action on court six was suspended with Trojan Isabelle Lee claiming the first set 6-4 over Colorado's Ky Ecton.
The Women of Troy now return to Los Angeles, with home matches scheduled against Arizona State (March 11) and Arizona (March 12). Friday's match is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. PT, with Saturday's scheduled for 12 p.m. PT.
#21 USC 5, Colorado 1
March 6, 2022 | Rocky Mountain Tennis Center – Boulder, Colo.
1. Eryn Cayetano/Grace Piper (USC) def. Pozo/Forster 6-1
2. #19 Salma Ewing/ Snow Han (USC) def. Stanojevic/Balzert 6-2
3. Tokac/Puzak (CU) vs. Morra Willson (USC) 4-3 SUSP.
Order of finish: 1,2
USC wins doubles point.
1. #5 Eryn Cayetano (USC) def. Caroline Pozo (CU) 6-4, 6-2
2. #36 Salma Ewing (USC) def. Antonia Balzert (CU) 6-3, 6-2
3. #56 Snow Han (USC) def. Megan Forster (CU) 6-2, 4-6, 6-3*
4. Mila Stanojevic (CU) def. #103 Danielle Willson (USC) 6-0, 6-3
5. Mckenna Koenig (USC) def. Betina Tokac (CU) 6-3, 6-4
6. Isabelle Lee (USC) vs. Ky Ecton 6-4 SUSP.
Order of finish: 1,2,3*,4,5