March 30, 2007
MALIBU, Calif. -
The Pepperdine women's tennis team notched its fifth straight victory Friday afternoon 5-2 over the
Sylvia Kosakowski and Katia Sabate got the match going in the right direction with a convincing 8-4 win at the No. 1 double's position. The remaining two courts were entrenched in a dog fight but Pepperdine picked up the win on court two, 9-7, to secure the double's point even though Long Beach State recorded a 9-8 (10-8) victory on court three.
The 49ers recorded the final point of the match, on the only court that was pushed to a third set as Sanda Rocha picked up a 4-6, 6-4 (10-8) win at the No. 3 position.
Pepperdine will return action Tues., April 3 at 1:30 p.m. PDT when it hosts the Saint Mary's Gaels.
Hanna Grady (LBSU) def Sylvia Kosakowski (Pep) 6-3, 6-1
Katia Sabate (Pep) def Katy Williams (LBSU) 6-3, 6-3
Stephanie Bengson (LBSU) def Eva Dickes (Pep) 4-6, 6-4 (10-8)
Anete Bandere (Pep) def Jessica Weeks (LBCU) 6-4, 6-1
Tania Rice (Pep) def Sandra Rocha (LBSU) 6-1, 7-5
Jillian Braverman (Pep) def Emanuelle Tabatruong (LBSU) 6-0, 6-2
Kosakowski/Sabate (Pep) def Williams/Bengson (LBSU) 8-4
Dickes/Bandere (Pep) def Grady/Weeks (LBSU) 9-7
Rocha/Tabatruong (LBSU) def Braverman/Rice (Pep) 9-8 (10-8)
Order of finish:
Doubles: 1, 2, 3
Singles: 1, 6, 2, 4*, 5, 3
* clinching point