SDSU Women's Tennis Downs USD

April 16, 2002

SAN DIEGO - The 24th-ranked San Diego State women's tennis team wrapped up its 2002 regular season on Tuesday with a 6-1 victory over in-city rival University of San Diego at SDSU Courts. The day also served as senior day for the Aztecs, with Katey Becker and Julie Chidley being honored in a pre-match ceremony.

SDSU (16-7) started the day off with a sweep of doubles play, winning 8-5 at No. 1, 8-6 at No. 2 and 8-3 at No. 3.

The Aztec streak continued into singles play, with Silvia Tonier and Lindsey Hedberg picking up wins at No. 1 and 2, respectively.

Becker and Chidley had a memorable senior day, with each defeating their opponent. Becker won 6-3, 6-2 at No. 4 and Chidley 6-0, 6-3 at the No. 5 spot.

The Aztecs' sixth point of the afternoon came via a 6-0, 6-1 win at No. 6 by Indra Erichsen.

SDSU's lone loss of the day came at No. 3 singles, with Katalina Romero losing to the Toreros' Paola Arrangoiz, 6-3, 6-2.

The Aztecs will now take some time off from competition to prepare for the Mountain West Conference Championships to be held April 25-27 in Provo, Utah. The Aztecs enter the tournament as the top seed. The league champion receives an automatic bid into the NCAA Championships.

Women's College Tennis
SDSU Courts
San Diego, Calif.
April 16, 2002

Team Scores
No. 24 SDSU, 6 (16-7)
USD, 1

1. Karrento/Romero (SDSU) def. Livesay/Arrangoiz (USD) 8-5
2. Tornier/ Erichsen (SDSU) def. Heppell/Rapp (USD) 8-6
3. Chidley/Hedberg (SDSU) def. Razarien/Seppi (USD) 8-3

1. No. 79 Silvia Tornier (SDSU) def. Tara Livesay (USD) 6-4, 6-2
2. Lindsey Hedberg (SDSU) def. Catherine Heppell 6-4, 6-4
3. Paola Arrangoiz (USD) def. Katalina Romero (SDSU) 6-3, 6-2
4. Katey Becker (SDSU) def. Lauren Razarien (USD) 6-3, 6-2
5. Julie Chidley (SDSU) def. Annie Rapp (USD) 6-0, 6-3
6. Indra Erichsen (SDSU) def. Anne Seppi (USD) 6-0, 6-1

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