Toreros suffer first loss of spring season to William & Mary

USDTOREROSDOTCOM Maja Sujica wins at No. 3
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Maja Sujica wins at No. 3
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March 8, 2009

(San Diego, CA) - The 47th-ranked USD women's tennis team dropped its first contest in six matches this spring with its hard-fought 4-3 loss to 48th-ranked William and Mary on Sunday. With the match tied at 3-all, the deciding point came at No. 4 singles where Carmen Pop edged USD's Tammy Kevey, 7-6, 4-6, 6-4. USD freshman Juliette Coupez, playing at No. 1 singles, lost her first match of the spring season with a 6-2, 6-7, 6-1 loss to Katarina Zoricic who is ranked 103rd in the ITA singles rankings. USD received singles wins from Maja Sujica at No. 3, Alexandra Demidova at No. 5 and Maria Raygada at No. 6. With the loss USD falls to 5-1 on the year while William & Mary evens up it record at 5-5.

Next up for USD is its USD Invitational March 12-15. USD will host Furman on March 12th beginning at 10 am.

#48 William and Mary 4, #47 San Diego 3

Doubles
No. 1 ¬ Acharya/Kasztelaniec (W&M) def. Mouly/Coupez (USD) ¬ 8-2
No. 2 ¬ Zoricic/Pop (W&M) def. Kevey/Sujica (USD) ¬ 8-3
No. 3 ¬ Perl/Raygada (USD) def. Zidek/Morrissey (W&M) ¬ 8-4
William and Mary wins doubles point.

Singles
No. 1 ¬ #103 Katarina Zoricic (W&M) def. Juliette Coupez (USD) ¬ 6-2, 6-7,6-1
No. 2 ¬ #92 Ragini Acharya (W&M) def. Samantha Mouly (USD) ¬ 7-6, 6-3
No. 3 ¬ Maja Sujica (USD) def. Klaudyna Kasztelaniec (W&M) ¬ 6-4, 6-4
No. 4 ¬ Carmen Pop (W&M) def. Tammy Kevey (USD) ¬ 7-6, 4-6, 6-4
No. 5 ¬ Alexandra Demidova (USD) def. Barbara Zidek (W&M) ¬ 6-3, 6-2
No. 6 ¬ Maria Raygada (USD) def. Maria Morrissey (W&M) ¬ 6-2, 6-2