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Toreros down Fullerton 7-0 in season opener

Jan. 18, 2008

(San Diego, CA) - The USD women's tennis program, under the direction of 24th-year head coach Sherri Stephens, opened up their 2008 slate with a convincing 7-0 win over Cal State Fullerton. USD won all three doubles matches to start off with a 1-0 lead, then finished off the Titans by sweeping all six singles matches, including straight set wins at No. 1 through No. 4. Senior Helene Lindstrand defeated Erin Wiesener at No. 1 singles, 6-2, 6-3. Senior Monica Wiesener won at No. 2 singles, beating Cheyenne Inglis, 6-0, 6-3. Sophomore Alex Demidova won at No. 3 singles with a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Jerusha Cruz. USD newcomers Milou Teeling (No. 4), Carla Tamborini (No. 5) and Ellie Faulkner (No. 6) also won.

Doubles
1. Lindstrand/Demidova df. Wiesener/Inglis; 8-3
2. Tamborini/Teeling df. Injejikian/Akhmedova; 8-6
3. Wiesener/Kevey df. Cruz/Andrews; 8-3

Singles
1. Lindstrand df. Wiesener; 6-2, 6-3
2. Wiesener df. Inglis; 6-0, 6-3
3. Demidova df. Cruz; 6-1, 6-1
4. Teeling df. Akhmedova; 6-0, 6-3
5. Tamborini df. Injejikian; 6-2, 2-6, 10-8
6. Faulkner df. Andrews; 6-4, 5-7, 10-5

USD Record: 1-0