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No. 67 Cal State Fullerton Downs Women’s Tennis, 4-3

Mar 26, 2022

FULLERTON, Calif. – The Utah women's tennis team fell short to No. 67 Cal State Fullerton on Saturday afternoon. The Utes were defeated by the Titans 4-3 at the Titan Tennis Courts. 
 
"This was a tough match today," remarked head coach Ric Mortera. "The coming matches will show a lot about our character and who we are as competitors. I will continue to believe in this group and look forward to how we respond. We have a quick turnaround and need to be ready to take on a good team tomorrow."

The Titans opened with doubles and took the first doubles match with a 6-4 win in No. 2 doubles. Needing both to win the match, the Utes answered back and beat No. 1 doubles. Linda Huang and Madison Tattini came away with a 7-5 victory. Anya Lamoreaux and Lindsay Hung earned a 6-4 victory in No. 3 doubles. The win in No. 3 doubles clinched the doubles point for the Utes. 
 
The Utes went ahead 2-0 in singles following a win in No. 1 singles. The No. 124 ranked singles player, Linda Huang, came away with a 6-3, 6-3 win. 
 
The Titans took the next three matches and took the lead 3-2 over the Utes. The Titans came away with wins in No. 2, No. 4, and No. 6 singles.
 
Lindsay Hung answered back to tie the match at 3-3. Hung earned a 6-4, 6-2 earned the victory over Juliette Daries. 
 
With the final match on the courts happening in No. 5 singles, Madison Tattini and Camila Garcia were locked in a tight battle. Tattini came way with a 6-3 victory in the first set. However, Garcia came back to set two, 6-1, forcing a third set. Tattini came back and battled in the third set but would come up short and fell 7-5, and Cal State Fullerton claimed the victory, 4-3, over Utah.  
 
No. 67 Cal State Fullerton 4, No. 37 Utah 3
DOUBLES
1. Linda Huang/Madison Tattini (UT) def. Eira Tobrand/Camila Garcia (CSF) 7-5
2. Natalie Duffy/YuSeung Suh (CSF) def. No. 70 Emily Dush/Anastasia Goncharova 6-4
3. Anya Lamoreaux/Lindsay Hung (UT) def. Juliette Daries/Kaytlin Taylor (CSF) 6-4
Order of Finish: 2, 1, 3*
 
SINGLES
1. No. 124 Linda Huang (UT) def. YuSeung Suh (CSF) 6-3, 6-3
2. Natalie Duffy (CSF) def. Emily Dush (UT) 6-3, 6-2
3. Lindsay Hung (UT) def. Juliette Daries 6-4, 6-2
4. Eira Tobrand (CSF) def. Anastasia Goncharova (UT) 6-2, 6-4
5. Camila Garcia (CSF) def. Madison Tattini (UT) 3-6, 6-1, 7-5
6. Kaytlin Taylor (CSF) def. Anya Lamoreaux (UT) 6-2, 6-4
Order of Finish: 1, 2, 4, 6, 3, 5*
 
UP NEXT 
Utah is set to play Loyola Marymount on Sunday in Los Angeles. The match will start at 12 p.m. at the LMU Tennis Center.
 
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