NCAA Womens Tennis

Huskies Drop A Close One 4-3 To No. 16 USC

Huskies Drop A Close One 4-3 To No. 16 USC


SEATTLE โ€“ The No. 21 Huskies (6-2) came down the wire with the 16th-ranked USC Trojans Saturday night after a nearly three-hour match at Nordstrom Tennis Center. The Trojans snagged the win 4-3 to improve to 5-2.
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Washington will face Cal Sunday at 6:30 p.m. at the NTC. USC will take on Pepperdine Sunday afternoon at Seattle Tennis Club.
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Five of six USC singles players were ranked heading into the weekend, with Washington snagging singles wins on the top two courts. Erika Matsuda defeated the Trojans’ No. 52 Han in straight sets 6-2, 6-4 just after Alexia Jacobs took down No. 20 Charney, 6-2, 6-4.
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ยญThe top two singles wins narrowed the USC lead to 3-2, until Dariya Detkovskaya tied things up with a thrilling win on court 6, 7-6, 6-4.
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The pressure was on Astrid Olsen on court 3, who clawed her way through a first set that lasted 1.5 hours but ultimately fell 7-6. The final set finished 6-2 to USC’s No. 90 Cheong to clinch the match for the Trojans.
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Washington Women’s Tennis

Feb. 10, 2024

Seattle, Wash.

ITA National Team Indoors Day Two (Consolation)
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Washington โ€“ 3
Southern California โ€“ 4
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Doubles

  1. No. 15 Cayetano/Charney (USC) def. Jacobs/Olsen, 6-3
  2. Fortin/Matsuda def. No. 52 Fry/Piper (USC), 6-2
  3. Koenig/Fairclough (USC) def. Sakar/Detkovskaya, 6-3

Order of finish: 2, 1, 3

Singles

  1. Erika Matsuda def. No. 52 Snow Han (USC), 6-2, 6-4
  2. Alexia Jacobsย  def. No. 20 Emma Charney (USC), 6-2, 6-4
  3. No. 90 Naomi Cheong (USC) def. Astrid Olsen, 7-6, 6-2
  4. No. 95 Eryn Cayetano (USC) def. Melissa Sakar, 6-1, 6-0
  5. No. 103 Grace Piper (USC) def. Sarah-Maude Fortin, 6-2, 6-3
  6. Dariya Detkovskaya def. Lily Fairclough (USC), 7-6, 6-4

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

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