SDSU Improves to 3-0 With Win at UC Irvine

Jan. 29, 2011

IRVINE, Calif. - The 58th-ranked San Diego State women's tennis team went on the road and defeated No. 63 UC Irvine, 5-2, Saturday afternoon. With the victory, the Aztecs improve to 3-0 on the season.

Sierra Ellison and Roxanne Ellison continued their winning ways by posting a 9-7 win at the top position. SDSU claimed the doubles point and the early 1-0 lead when Julia Wais and Alicia Aguilar managed to pull out an identical 9-7 decision at No. 2.

In singles, San Diego State earned four victories, including two at the top of the competition ladder. On court No. 1, Julia Trunk was a three-set winner over Courtney Byron, 6-2, 6-7, 6-4, as was Aguilar, who posted a 7-5, 1-6, 6-3 decision over Becka Kwan.

Sierra Ellison pushed through at No. 4 and won a tough three-set match, beating Franziska Goettsching, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2. Then at No. 6, Emma Cioffi experienced no problems in her contest with Hannah Holladay in winning 6-2, 6-2.

The Aztecs return to the court on Saturday, Feb. 5, when they play host to Washington at Aztec Tennis Center. First serve is set for noon.

No. 58 San Diego State 5, No. 63 UC Irvine 2

1. Ellison/Ellison (SDSU) def. Byron/Kwan (UCI) 9-7
2. Wais/Aguilar (SDSU) def Goettsching/Smith (UCI) 9-7
3. Holladay/Schweyer (UCI) def. Coiffi/Trunk (SDSU) 8-6
San Diego State wins doubles point.

1. Julia Trunk (SDSU) def. Courtney Byron (UCI) 6-2, 6-7, 6-4
2. Alicia Aguilar (SDSU) def. Becka Kwan (UCI) 7-5, 1-6, 6-3
3. Kristina Smith (UCI) def. Julia Wais (SDSU) 4-6, 6-4, 6-2
4. Sierra Ellison (SDSU) def. Franziska Goettsching (UCI) 3-6, 6-3, 6-2
5. Brooke Schweyer (UCI) def. Olivia Colman (SDSU) 6-2, 6-0
6. Emma Cioffi (SDSU) def. Hannah Holladay (UCI) 6-2, 6-2

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