April 15, 2014
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The University of San Diego women’s tennis team (9-10, 4-4 WCC) competed in their fourth match in a row that came down to a 4-3 contest. The Toreros edged out cross-town foe San Diego State (10-12) this afternoon at the Aztec Tennis Center.
After taking the doubles point at the No. 1 and 2 spots, the Toreros grabbed the next three points early in the match to take the City Championship victory 4-3.
Sophomores Shani Blecher and Marta Stojanovic started the afternoon off on a high note cruising past Aztecs’ Dora Somoracz and Hailey Johnson 8-2. Doubles duo Anna Depenau and Colomba DiFilippo continued their hot streak defeating Kristin Buth and Laura Antonana by an identical score. The pair has won eight matches straight.
While No. 44 Laura Antonana got the victory over Blecher, DiFilippo got the Toreros back on track defeating Kennedy Davis 6-1, 6-2. Depenau followed, winning her tenth match in a row 6-3, 6-2. Fellow senior Idil Haciraifoglu clinched the win after taking down Isabelle Hoorn 6-1, 6-2.
The Toreros return to action in their last match of the regular season this weekend, going up against the Portland Pilots Saturday at 10:00 a.m. PT.
San Diego 4, San Diego State 3
1. Shani Blecher/Marta Stojanovic (USD) def. Dora Somoracz/Hailey Johnson (SDSU), 8-2
2. Anna Depenau/Colomba DiFilippo (USD) def. Kristin Buth/Laura Antonana (SDSU), 8-2
3. Tami Nuyen/Isabelle Hoorn (SDSU) def. Idil Haciraifoglu/Janine Koleta (USD), 8-5
1. #44 Laura Antonana (SDSU) def. Shani Blecher (USD), 6-4, 6-2
2. Anna Depenau (USD) def. Kristin Buth (SDSU), 6-3, 6-2
3. Tami Nguyen (SDSU) def. Marta Stojanovic (USD), 6-1, 3-6, 1-0(5)
4. Colomba DiFilippo (USD) def Kennedy Davis (SDSU), 6-1, 6-2
5. Idil Haciraifoglu (USD) def. Isabelle Hoorn (SDSU), 6-1, 6-2
6. Dora Somoracz (SDSU) def. Mikayla Morkel-Brink (USD), 6-4, 3-6, 1-0(5)
Order of finish: Doubles (1, 2, 3); Singles (1, 4, 2, 5, 3, 6)