The Aztec women's tennis program continues a three-match homestand on Saturday.
Feb. 15, 2002
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San Diego State, winners of eight straight home matches, continue a three-match homestand with a contest against Pacific on Saturday. Match time, originally scheduled for noon PST, has been changes to 2 p.m. PST to better accommodate the Tigers travel schedule. The Tigers enter the match with a 2-2 record. Pacific owns wins over UC Davis (5-2) and San Jose State (7-0) and lost to Stanford (0-7) and Sacramento State (1-6). San Diego State concludes the three-match homestand with a contest against UC Irvine on Feb. 22.
Up To Speed
The Aztecs snapped a two-match losing streak by defeating previously unbeaten Oregon, 5-2, last Sunday at the SDSU Courts. It was the third consecutive match against a Pac 10 school for SDSU, which lost to 11th-ranked Washington (7-0) and 29th-ranked Washington State (4-3) the previous week.
Up One Notch
The first team national rankings released in two weeks had San Diego State up one position from No. 44 to No. 43. There were no new national rankings last week due to the team indoor national championships. The Aztecs were ranked 44th both in the preseason poll and in the first team rankings of the season.The ITA spring preseason poll also listed the doubles team of Hedberg and Tornier as the 60th-ranked team in the country. Last season, the duo compiled a 20-10 record, including a 14-9 record at No. 1 singles. Updated singles and doubles rankings are scheduled for released next week.
Aztecs Defeat Ducks
SDSU ran its home winning streak to eight with a 5-2 victory over Oregon on Sunday afternoon at the SDSU Courts. The Aztecs improved to 3-2 on the season and handed the Ducks their first loss in six matches this season. San Diego State won the doubles point, getting victories from Katja Karrento and Katalina Romero at No. 2 doubles and Julie Chidley and Indra Erichsen at No. 3 doubles. The Aztecs' 60th-ranked doubles team of Lindsey Hedberg and Silvia Tornier were defeated at No. 1 doubles. The Aztecs claimed victories in four of the six singles matches. Tornier, Hedberg and Karrento claimed victories at the top three singles positions and Romero added a victory at No. 6 singles.