SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – Junior Jen Cornea (right) finished as Cal Poly's only dual victor on Sunday afternoon as the Mustang women's tennis team was edged by No. 72 Loyola Marymount at Mustang Courts, 5-2.
Cornea opened Sunday's match by teaming with fellow junior Ane McPike to deal Loyola Marymount's Lisa Piller and Reke Rohonyi an 8-3 defeat at the No. 2 doubles position. Cal Poly, however, faltered at No. 1 doubles where senior Alexa Lee and freshman Louise Oxnevad dropped an 8-2 decision against April Bisharat and Claudia Razzeto. The Lions (4-5) clinched the doubles point at No. 3 as Adriana Radinovic and Maya Jin topped Cal Poly juniors Gabrielle Gatewood and Kathryn Webb, 8-6.
Cornea returned in singles action to post a 6-2, 6-1 victory against Razzeto at the No. 2 spot. Cal Poly also received a singles triumph at No. 3 as Lee rolled past Jin, 6-4, 6-1. However, Oxnevad fell against Bisharat at No. 1 (6-3, 6-7, 6-4) while Webb dropped a 6-2, 6-3 decision versus Loyola Marymount's Kristine Kouyoumjian at No. 4. After dropping the opening set, Rohonyi edged McPike at No. 5, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3, while Piller rounded off Loyola Marymount's victory at No. 6 with a 6-2, 6-2 defeat of Gatewood.
Cal Poly (3-11), which closed a three-match home stand on Sunday, visits No. 67 Fresno State for a 12 noon contest on Saturday, March 16.
No. 72 Loyola Marymount 5, Cal Poly 2
Mustang Courts (San Luis Obispo, Calif.)
March 10, 2013
1. Bisharat/Razzeto (LMU) def. Oxnevad/Lee (CP), 8-2
2. Cornea/McPike (CP) def. Piller/Rohonyi (LMU), 8-3
3. Radinovic/Jin (LMU) def. Gatewood/Webb (CP), 8-6
1. April Bisharat (LMU) def. Louise Oxnevad (CP), 6-3, 6-7, 6-4
2. Jen Cornea (CP) def. Claudia Razzeto (LMU), 6-2, 6-1
3. Alexa Lee (CP) def. Miya Jin (LMU), 6-4, 6-1
4. Kristine Kouyoumjian (LMU) def. Kathryn Webb (CP), 6-2, 6-3
5. Reka Rohonyi (LMU) def. Ane McPike (CP), 2-6, 6-4, 6-3
6. Lisa Piller (LMU) def. Gabrielle Gatewood (CP), 6-2, 6-2