Women's Tennis

LMU Lions Top Princeton Tigers, 5-2

Next, the Lions will host San Diego on Sunday for their first WCC match of the season.
Next, the Lions will host San Diego on Sunday for their first WCC match of the season.

March 22, 2002

Los Angeles, CA - The Loyola Marymount University women's tennis team defeated the Princeton Tigers 5-2 Friday afternoon at the LMU Tennis Courts as the Lions improve to 7-8 on the season.

LMU led off the day with the doubles point, taking two of the three matches. At No. 1, Andrea Lord and Angelina Zdorovytska defeated Princeton's Bhargaua/Kruhnamwthx duo, 8-1. The Tigers answered back with a win at the No. 2 spot as their Bhupathi/Watson deuce defeated LMU's Edit Pakay and Julie Hladik, 8-6. LMU secured the point with a No. 3 win with Penka Fileva and Jessica Placencia defeating Berg/Kobishyn in a close 9-8 match.

The Lions etched out four of the six singles match with Pakay playing her first match of the season at No. 1, taking the straight-set win from Kristi Watson, 6-3, 6-4. Lord, the usual No. 1, played at No. 2 for the Lions with equally successful results as she defeated Priya Bhupathi in straight sets, 6-4, 6-4. Fileva took the win at No. 3 over Stephanie Berg in straight sets, 6-4, 6-4. The Lions got their final win of the match at No. 4 with Zdorovytska defeating Mateya McCoy in three sets, 5-7, 6-2, 6-1. Princeton was able to pull out wins at No. 4 with Keten Corhn defeating Hladik in three, 2-6, 6-3, 3-6. The Tigers also took the win at No. 6 with Alex Kobishyn defeating Placencia in two, 6-2, 6-1.

The Lions will next host San Diego on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. at the LMU Tennis Courts.

Lord/Zdorovytska def. Bhargaua/Kruhnamwthx, 8-1
Bhupathi/Watson def. Hladik/Pakay, 8-6
Fileva/Placencia def. Berg/Kobishyn, 9-8

Edit Pakay def. Kristi Watson, 6-3, 6-4
Andrea Lord def. Priya Bhupathi, 6-4, 6-4
Penka Fileva def. Stephanie Berg, 6-4, 6-4
Angelina Zdorovytska def Mateya McCoy, 5-7, 6-2, 6-3
Keten Corhn def. Julie Hladik, 2-6, 6-3, 3-6
Alex Kobishyn def Jessica Placencia, 6-2, 6-1





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