Toreros Fall to No. 23 Texas Tech

USDTOREROSDOTCOM Marta Stojanovic was one of two Toreros to earn singles victories
Marta Stojanovic was one of two Toreros to earn singles victories

March 13, 2013

Complete Results

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -The University of San Diego women's tennis team (3-5) fell to No. 23 Texas Tech (9-3) 5-2 Tuesday morning at the Hogan Tennis Center.

The Toreros, who were playing their seventh consecutive ranked team, lost the doubles point after losing the No. 1 and 3 matches. After Cara Brown and Marta Stojanovic fell 8-4 at No. 3, Shani Blecher and Laura Claus picked up an 8-5 win at the No. 2. Anna Depenau and Stephanie Hoffpauirnearly upset Tech's 47th-ranked doubles tandem of Kenna Kilgo and Samantha Adams, but fell just short losing 9-8.

In singles, the Red Raiders took the first three singles matches. No. 86 Kenna Kilgo earned the first W, knocking off Stephanie Hoffpauir at the No. 1 after Hoffpauir retired midway through the second set. The Red Raiders followed that with a 6-3, 6-2 win by Elizabeth Ullathorne over Anna Depenau at the No. 4. Cara Brown also fell, losing 6-3, 6-2 at the No. 6.

Marta Stojanovic earned the first point for the Toreros, winning 7-6, 6-4 at the No. 5. The last two matches came down to a third set. No. 87 Laura Claus nearly beat No. 115 Samantha Adams at the No. 2, but fell just short losing 6-2, 4-6, 1-0 (10-4). Shani Blecherpicked up the final point at the No. 3 after earning a 6-4, 3-6, 1-0 (10-8) victory.



#23 Texas Tech 5, #64 San Diego 2


1. #86 Kenna Kilgo (TT) def. Stephanie Hoffpauir(USD) 6-2, 3-0, retired

2. #115 Samantha Adams (TT) def. No. 87 Laura Claus(USD) 6-2, 4-6, 1-0 (10-4)

3. Shani Blecher(USD) def. Rashmi Teltumbde (TT) 6-4, 3-6, 1-0 (10-8)

4. Elizabeth Ullathorne (TT) def. Anna Depenau(USD) 6-3, 6-2

5. Marta Stojanovic(USD) def. Caroline Starck (TT) 7-6, 6-4

6. Nikki Sanders (TT) def. Cara Brown(USD) 6-3, 6-2


1. #47 Samantha Adams/Kenna Kilgo (TT) def. Stephanie Hoffpauir/Anna Depenau (USD) 9-8

2. Laura Claus/Shani Blecher (USD) def. Nikki Sanders/Rashmi Teltumbde (TT) 8-5

3. Caroline Starck/Elizabeth Ullathorne (TT) def. Cara Brown/Marta Stojanovic (USD) 8-4

Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (1,4,6,5,2,3)