No. 40 WT Completes Hawaii Trip; Downs Host, 6-1

March 2, 2013

HONOLULU, Hawaii - The 40th-ranked San Diego State women's tennis team completed a successful trip to Hawaii after defeating host, Rainbow Wahine, 6-1, on Saturday. The Aztecs took the doubles point and all but one singles match at UH Tennis Complex, improving their overall record to 6-3.

SDSU took an early lead by taking the doubles point with Julia Wais and Kristin Buth downing Xenia Suworowa and Rebecca Faltusz on court No. 2, 8-2. Also notching a victory in third doubles was Alicia Aguilar and Isabelle Hoorn over Martina Kostalova and Kelsey Daguio, 8-6. In first doubles, Michela Casanova and Laura Antonana Iriarte would not be as fortunate, falling to Katarina Poljakova and Paulina Petriskova, 8-3.

San Diego State dominated singles play, taking all but one match. In first singles, Wais dismissed Poljakova, 6-2, 6-3. On court No. 3 Antonana Iriarte would be sure not to fall to Petriskova for the second time on the day, downing Petriskova, 6-1, 6-1. Freshman Tami Nguyen battled to add to her season singles win column by defeating Kostalova, 4-6, 6-4, 10-3. Buth defeated Faltusz on court No. 5, 6-3, 6-4, while Casanova got past Daguio, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3. Aguilar would not be as fortunate, dropping her singles match to Suworowa, 6-1, 7-6 (3).

The Aztecs will next take the courts on March 8 when they face Pepperdine at 2 pm PT at Aztec Tennis Center.

No. 40 San Diego State 6, Hawai'i 1
UH Tennis Complex
Honolulu, Hawaii

1. Katarina Poljakova/Paulina Petriskova (UH) def. Michela Casanova/Laura Antonana Iriarte (SDSU) - 8-3
2. Julia Wais/Kristin Buth (SDSU) def. Xenia Suworowa/Rebecca Faltusz (UH) - 8-2
3. Alicia Aguilar/Isabelle Hoorn (SDSU) def. Martina Kostalova/Kelsey Daguio (UH) - 8-6

1. Julia Wais (SDSU) def. Katarina Poljakova (UH) - 6-2, 6-3
2. Xenia Suworowa (UH) def. Alicia Aguilar (SDSU) - 6-1, 7-6 (3)
3. Laura Antonana Iriarte (SDSU) def. Paulia Petriskova (UH) - 6-1, 6-1
4. Tami Nguyen (SDSU) def. Martina Kostalova (UH) - 4-6, 6-4, 10-3
5. Kristin Buth (SDSU) def. Rebecca Faltusz (UH) - 6-3, 6-4
6. Michela Casanova (SDSU) def. Kesley Daguio (UH) - 3-6, 6-3, 6-3