No. 53 SDSU Falls at No. 7 California, 6-1

Feb. 1, 2012

BERKELEY, Calif. - The 53rd-ranked San Diego State women's tennis squad had its two-match winning streak snapped at No. 7 California as the Golden Bears downed the Aztecs, 6-1, at Hellman Tennis Complex Wednesday afternoon. SDSU falls to 2-2 on the season, while Cal improves to 4-0.

The Golden Bears swept through doubles with Jana Juricova and Zsofi Susanyi posting the first decision, which was an 8-4 win over Alicia Aguilar and Julia Wais at No. 2. Cal later clinched the point when Annie Goransson and Anett Schutting downed Roxanne Ellison and Sierra Ellison at the top position, 8-2. The Bears made it a clean sweep when Alice Duranteau and Cecilia Estlander recorded an 8-4 victory over Emma Cioffi and Laura Antonana Iriarte at No. 3.

In singles, Schutting, ranked No. 74, defeated Sierra Ellison, 6-1, 6-0, at No. 3 to put the home side up, 2-0. California then increased its lead when No. 81 Goransson defeated Cioffi by the same 6-1, 6-0 score. Cal would go on to seal the team victory when No. 32 Tayler Davis earned a 6-1, 6-1 decision in her match with Antonana Iriarte.

No. 64 Estlander and No. 21 Susanyi both posted straight set wins over Aguilar and Wais, respectively, before Roxanne Ellison picked up a gritty 7-6(6), 2-6, 1-0(7) victory vs. Stephany Chang at No. 5 to provide the final score.

The Aztecs are back in action Saturday, Feb. 11, when they face Arizona in Tucson. First serve is set for 10 a.m. PT.

No. 7 California 6, No. 53 San Diego State 1
Hellman Tennis Complex | Berkeley, Calif.

1. Goransson/Schutting (CAL) def. R. Ellison/S. Ellison (SDSU); 8-2
2. Juricova/Susanyi (CAL) def. Aguilar/Wais (SDSU); 8-4
3. Duranteau/Estlander (CAL) def. Cioffi/Antonana Iriarte (SDSU); 8-4
Order of finish: 2, 1*, 3 (California wins doubles point)

1. No. 21 Zsofi Susanyi (CAL) def. Julia Wais (SDSU); 6-2, 6-2
2. No. 32 Tayler Davis (CAL) def. Laura Antonana Iriarte (SDSU); 6-1, 6-1
3. No. 74 Anett Schutting (CAL) def. Sierra Ellison (SDSU); 6-1, 6-0
4. No. 81 Annie Goransson (CAL) def. Emma Cioffi (SDSU); 6-1, 6-0
5. Roxanne Ellison (SDSU) def. Stephany Chang (CAL); 7-6(6), 2-6, 1-0(7)
6. No. 64 Cecilia Estlander (CAL) def. Alicia Aguilar (SDSU); 6-1, 6-1
Order of finish: 3, 4, 2*, 6, 1, 5