NORTHRIDGE – The CSUN women’s tennis team competed in their final tournament before the heart of dual season when they traveled to Long Beach for the LBSU Winter Invitational Jan 18-20.
According to Head Coach Gary Victor
“I felt like we got better each day. Everyone had some outstanding moments and some things they need to work on. The coaches are confident in the resolve of this team, and the work ethic as well as the camaraderie are outstanding and that will be something that drives us throughout the season and beyond.”
In Doubles Competition
For the doubles section of the tournament, the team of Skyla Alcon and Ana Isabel Fraile Toboso picked up the slack after an opening day loss to LBSU, and a winless day one for the Matadors.
Alcon and Toboso notched two victories on Saturday and Sunday when they defeated Meszaros/Rees from Portland State (6-2), and Chow/Tyrina (6-3) from the University of San Diego.
The doubles team of Emma Roenholt and Jolene Coetzee defeated Valk/Upeniece from PSU 6-2, as the Matadors went 2-0 on the day in doubles Saturday against the Vikings. The teams of Roenholt/Coetzee and Sibel Demirbaga/Evelyn Schmidt both suffered losses in the final day of the tournament, (6-3) (6-2)
In Singles Competition
In the singles portion of the tournament, the Matadors were swept in both Friday and Saturday of the competition before Alcon, Coetzee, Demirbaga and Roenholt won their respective matches on Sunday.
All singles wins came against Portland State.
In all 10 matches against the Vikings (singles and doubles), the Matadors grabbed seven wins.
CSUN (1-1) will continue the dual portion of its schedule when the Matadors take on the Westmont Warriors Saturday Jan. 26.