USC Women's Tennis Wins Five Matches to Open Women of Troy Invite
LOS ANGELES - USC women's tennis won five matches on Friday to highlight the first of three days of action at the Women of Troy Invite at Marks Tennis Stadium.
Trojans McKenna Koenig and Isabelle Lee won the first match of the day, beating Gonzaga's Aitken/Wernl 7-6(6). A few courts over, USC's Grace Piper and Nathalie Rodilosso would defeat Arizona's Carter/Wilkins 6-4. Sloane Morra and Emma Charney teamed up to battle Gonzaga's Broerman/Sloan, but would eventually fall 6-4.
In singles, USC saw McKenna Koenig record her second win of the day, defeating Jenna Sloan (Gonzaga) 6-2, 3-6, 1-0(3). Also claiming their singles match was graduate transfer Nathalie Rodilosso, who defeated Gonzaga's Tiegan Aitken 7-6(11), 6-1. The final USC victory of the day came from Grace Piper as she defeated Arizona's Kayla Wilkins 6-2, 6-4.
Tomorrow, the Women of Troy will face opponents from crosstown rival UCLA at 10 a.m. PST.
UCLA v LMU – Friday, Oct. 7
- Rogozinska/Tcherkes (LMU) def. Vagramov/Lutkemeyer (UCLA) 7-5
- Voracek/Kunkel (LMU) def. Ong/Goldberg (UCLA) 6-3
- Anne-Christine Lutkemeyer (UCLA) v. Stefa Rogozinska (LMU) 6-3, 6-4
- Sasha Vagramov (UCLA) def. Eva Voracek (LMU) 6-2, 2-6, 10-4
- Isabella Tcherkes-Zade (LMU) def. Vanessa Ong (UCLA) 6-3, 6-4
- Luciana Kunkel (LMU) def. Caroline Goldberg (UCLA) 3-6, 6-4, 10-6
USC v Gonzaga – Friday, Oct. 7
- Broerman/Sloan (Gonz.) def. Morra/Charney (USC) 6-4
- Koenig/Lee (USC) def. Aitken/Wernl (Gonz.) 7-6(6)
- Cate Broerman (Gonz.) def. Emma Charney (USC) 7-5, 6-3
- McKenna Koenig (USC) def. Jenna Sloan (Gonz.) 6-2, 3-6, 1-0 (3)
- Nathalie Rodilosso (USC) def. Tiegan Aitken (Gonz.) 7-6(11), 6-1
- Caroline Wernli (Gonz.) def. Gabrielle Lee (USC) 6-2, 7-6(5)
UCSB v Arizona – Friday, Oct. 7
- Dellabarca/Marta (UCSB) def. Castillo-Meza/Fry (Arizona) 6-1
- Piper/Rodilosso (USC) def. Carter/Wilkins (Arizona) 6-4
- Midori Castillo-Meza (Arizona) def. Kira Reuter 6-3, 7-5
- Carter Reese (Arizona) def. Calissa Dellabarca (UCSB) 7-5, 6-1
- Grace Piper (USC) def. Kayla Wilkins (Arizona) 6-2, 6-4
- Parker Fry (Arizona) def. Marta Gonzalez Ballbe (UCSB) 6-4, 6-3