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SDSU sweeps Tritons 7-0 to close regular season


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April 18, 2019 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s tennis closed its regular season with a clean sweep of UC San Diego, going 7-0 over the Tritons on Thursday afternoon. Both Aztec seniors claimed wins in doubles and singles action in the senior day match.

In doubles play, senior Magda Aubets and freshman Shakhnoza Khatamova put together a swift 6-2 victory over Shweta Kumar and Anu Bhadada in the third seed, while senior Jenny Moinard and junior Mia Smith had a similar outcome on court two, going 6-2 against Alexandra Weil and Madison Hale to clinch the doubles point for SDSU.

The Aztecs remained dominant in singles action with Khatamova drilling out a 6-2, 6-1 finish over Ashley Chao in the top seed, while sophomore Nnena Nadozie captured a 6-1, 6-1 decision over Becky Chou in the third seed. On court No. 5, freshman Alicia Melosch celebrated a 6-2, 6-2 win against Bhadada to clinch the match for San Diego State.

The two teams played out the remaining matches on courts four, two and six, where Aubets logged a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Kumar in the No. 4 position, Moinard finished 6-3, 6-1 against Weil on court two, and freshman Agustina Rimoldi Godoy finished off a 6-3, 6-1 match against Hale.


Several Aztecs improved their win streaks on Thursday afternoon. Freshmen Shakhnoza Khatamova and Agustina Rimoldi Godoy each moved up to three straight wins, while sophomore Nnena Nadozie captured her fifth straight singles victory. Nadozie also improved to a team-high 14 wins in dual match singles play.


The Aztecs held the Tritons scoreless for a second time this season, first downing UCSD 7-0 on Jan. 26, 2019.


San Diego State (13-9, 3-1 MW) prepares to host the 2019 Mountain West Women’s Tennis Championships next Wednesday through Saturday, April 24-27, at the Aztec Tennis Center. A full bracket will be announced by the conference next week.

San Diego State 7, UCSD 0

April 18, 2019

Aztec Tennis Center

Doubles Competition

1. #83 Nnena Nadozie/Alicia Melosch (SDSU) vs. Ashley Chao/Becky Chou (UCSD) 3-4, unfinished

2. Jenny Moinard/Mia Smith (SDSU) def. Alexandra Weil/Madison Hale (UCSD) 6-2

3. Magda Aubets/Shakhnoza Khatamova (SDSU) def. Shweta Kumar/Anu Bhadada (UCSD) 6-2

Order of finish: 3, 2

SDSU wins doubles point

Singles Competition

1. Shakhnoza Khatamova (SDSU) def. Ashley Chao (UCSD) 6-2, 6-1

2. Jenny Moinard (SDSU) def. Alexandra Weil (UCSD) 6-3, 6-1

3. Nnena Nadozie (SDSU) def. Becky Chou (UCSD) 6-1, 6-1

4. Magda Aubets (SDSU) def. Shweta Kumar (UCSD) 6-1, 6-2

5. Alicia Melosch (SDSU) def. Anu Bhadada (UCSD) 6-2, 6-2

6. Agustina Rimoldi (SDSU) def. Madison Hale (UCSD) 6-3, 6-1

Order of finish: 1, 3, 5*, 4, 2, 6

* Match clinching dual


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