Aztecs blank Tigers to bounce back after three straight losses
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March 10, 2019 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women's tennis team hosted its second match of the weekend on Sunday, dominating Pacific 4-0 to snap a three-match losing streak.
The Aztecs opened the afternoon by clinching heir second doubles point of the week. Freshmen Shakhnoza Khatamova and Agustina Rimoldi Godoy made quick work of Pacific’s Anneroos Nederstigt and Maya Lopez, going 6-2 in the match, while sophomore Nnena Nadozie and freshman Alicia Melosch topped Jacquie Tan and Dohee Lee, 6-4 in the top seed to claim the doubles point.
In singles play, the Aztecs continued their sweep with wins on courts one, three and five. In the first seed, Khatamova earned a 6-2, 6-2 win over Nederstigt, while Melosch conquered court three with a 6-1, 6-1 decision against Tan. Sunday’s dual clincher came on court five, where sophomore Abbie Mulbarger finished off Lopez 6-0, 7-6 (0), leaving the remaining matchups unfinished.
Sophomore Abbie Mulbarger notches her third straight singles win with her win against Lopez.
THE NOTE II
Sunday’s win over Pacific marks the Aztecs’ fifth dual match in which they’ve left their opponent scoreless.
The 7-6 Aztecs continue their seven-match homestand throughout the month of March with two matches next week, first against Quinnipiac on Wednesday, March 13, then against Houston on Friday, March 15. Both duals are set to begin at 2 p.m.
San Diego State 4, Pacific 0
March 10, 2019
Aztec Tennis Center
1. Nnena Nadozie/Alicia Melosch (SDSU) def. Jacquie Tan/Dohee Lee (PAC) 6-4
2. Shakhnoza Khatamova/Agustina Rimoldi (SDSU) def. Anneroos Nederstigt/Maya Lopez (PAC) 6-2
3. Magda Aubets/Abbie Mulbarger (SDSU) vs. Karina Vyrlan/Anna Ramos Vinolas (PAC) 4-3, unfinished
Order of finish: 2, 1
SDSU wins doubles point
1. Shakhnoza Khatamova (SDSU) def. Anneroos Nederstigt (PAC) 6-2, 6-2
2. Nnena Nadozie (SDSU) vs. Dohee Lee (PAC) 6-4, 2-4, unfinished
3. Alicia Melosch (SDSU) def. Jacquie Tan (PAC) 6-1, 6-1
4. Magda Aubets (SDSU) vs. Karina Vyrlan (PAC) 6-2, 5-2, unfinished
5. Abbie Mulbarger (SDSU) def. Maya Lopez (PAC) 6-0, 7-6 (7-0)
6. Agustina Rimoldi (SDSU) vs. Sabrina Rodriguez (PAC) 6-2, 5-1, unfinished
Order of finish: 1, 3, 5*
* Match clinching dual