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No. 16 USC Women’s Tennis Caps Indoor Nationals with 4-2 Loss to No. 6 Pepperdine

No. 16 USC Women's Tennis Caps Indoor Nationals with 4-2 Loss to No. 6 Pepperdine

Women’s Tennis | February 11, 2024

SEATTLE, Wash. — The No. 16 USC women’s tennis team wrapped up its three-match stint at the ITA Division I Indoor National Team Championships with a 4-2 loss to #6 Pepperdine in the consolation draw on Sunday, Feb. 11. 

With the loss, USC wraps up their time at ITA Indoors 1-2 and drops to 5-3 on the season. 

USC came out swinging in doubles, capturing the early point after wins on courts two and three. On court two, senior McKenna Koenig and freshman Lily Fairclough swiftly downed the Wave duo of Lisa Zaar/Jasmine Conway 6-1. The Trojans’ No. 52 ranked doubles pairing of Parker Fry and Grace Piper followed it up with a 6-3 victory over Nikki Redelijk/Vivian Yang on court three. 

Despite the Trojans earning the early point, Pepperdine flipped the script in singles play, claiming five first-set wins. Pepperdine’s Janic Tjen would even the match score as she beat No. 90 Naomi Cheong 6-1, 6-11 at singles three. Next, No. 15 ranked Lisa Zaar downed No. 52 ranked Snow Han 6-3, 6-1 to put the Waves out front. At singles five, Trojan Grace Piper (No. 103) answered the call as she’d beat No. 89 Anna Campana 6-2, 7-5 to even the score. 

Pepperdine pulled ahead as No. 6 Savannah Broadus downed USC’s No. 20 ranked Emma Charney 6-3, 6-3 on court two. The Waves rallied to clinch the match as Jasmine Conway would defeat Koenig 7-6(8), 6-2 on court six to seal the win for Pepperdine. 

USC is back in action this weekend at Michigan State on Friday, Feb. 16 (2 p.m. PST) and No. 5 Michigan (9 a.m.) Sunday, Feb. 18. 



#6 Pepperdine 4, #16 USC 2

Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024

Seattle Tennis Club | Seattle, Wash.



  1. #4 Savannah Broadus/Janice Tjen (PEPP) VS. #15 Eryn Cayetano/Emma Charney (USC) – 4-2 UNF.
  2. McKenna Koenig/Lily Fairclough (USC) def. Lisa Zaar/Jasmine Conway (PEPP) – 6-1
  3. #52 Parker Fry/Grace Piper (USC) def. Nikki Redelijk/Vivian Yang (PEPP) – 6-3

USC wins doubles points.
Order of finish: 2, 3 
1. #15 Lisa Zaar (PEPP) def. #52 Snow Han (USC), 6-3, 6-1
2. #6 Savannah Broadus (PEPP) def. #20 Emma Charney (USC), 6-3, 6-3
3. Janice Tjen (PEPP) def. #90 Naomi Cheong (USC), 6-1, 6-1
4. #106 Nikki Redelijk (PEPP) vs. #95 Eryn Cayetano (USC), 6-4, 1-6, 2-1 UNF. 
5. #103 Grace Piper (USC) def. #89 Anna…

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