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LBSU Posts 7-0 Win over UCR in Big West Opener
Freshman Ebba Unden won both her singles and doubles matches to gain her first conference victory

Freshman Ebba Unden won both her singles and doubles matches to gain her first conference victory

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Jan. 26, 2013

LONG BEACH, Calif. - No. 39 Long Beach State opened Big West Conference play on a high note, gaining an 7-0 victory over UC Riverside on Saturday at the Rhodes Tennis Center.

In doubles, the 49ers were off to a commanding start as Ebba Unden and Karolina Rozenberg as well as Anne-Sophie Willems and Hazuki Onaga gained 8-1 wins over Pattugalan/McKay and Bergeson/Doan. At the No. 1 spot, Klaudia Malenovska and Sarah Cantlay led sisters Jamie and Taylor Raney 6-5 when the match was suspended.

In singles play, reigning Big West Player of the Week Klaudia Malenovska was able to hold off Jamie Raney, 6-4, 6-2 at the No. 1 spot while Ebba Unden defeated Taylor Raney, 6-2, 6-0 at the No. 2 spot. Sarah Cantlay gained a 6-1, 6-4 win over Natalie McKay and Eva Rodriguez defeated Courtney Pattugalan 6-4, 6-1. Anna Jeczmionka was able to get the 6-1, 6-2 victory over Kate Bergeson and Karolina Rozenberg shut out Thanh Doan, 6-0, 6-0 at the No. 6 spot.

LBSU will play two matches on the road next week. The 49ers will travel to Cal State Fullerton on Thursday for a 2 p.m. match that was rescheduled from Friday, Jan. 25 due to rain. On Friday, Long Beach State will play a 1:30 p.m. match at Loyola Marymount.

Singles:
1. Klaudia Malenovska (LBSU) def. Jamie Raney (UCR) 6-4, 6-2
2. Ebba Unden (LBSU) def. Taylor Raney (UCR) 6-2, 6-0
3. Sarah Cantlay (LBSU) def. Natalie McKay (UCR) 6-1, 6-4
4. Eva Rodriguez (LBSU) def. Courtney Pattugalan (UCR) 6-4, 6-1
5. Anna Jeczmionka (LBSU) def. Kate Bergeson (UCR) 6-1, 6-2
6. Karolina Rozenberg (LBSU) def. Thanh Doan (UCR) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles:
1. Klaudia Malenovska/Sarah Cantlay (LBSU) vs. Raney/Raney (UCR) 6-5, match was suspended
2. Ebba Unden/Karolina Rozenberg (LBSU) def. Pattugalan/McKay (UCR) 8-1
3. Anne-Sophie Willems/Hazuki Onaga (LBSU) def. Bergeson/Doan (UCR) 8-1

 

 

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