April 5, 2013
DAVIS, Calif. -
No. 43 Long Beach State improved to 6-1 in conference play and won its eighth match in a row with a 6-1 victory over UC Davis Friday afternoon at the Marya Welch Tennis Center.
The 49ers (16-3, 6-1 BWC) sealed the match early, sweeping the Aggies (7-10, 2-3 BWC) in doubles play to start off with. Anna Jeczmionka and Anne-Sophie Willems won the first match over Ellie Edles and Lauren Curry 8-3 as Klaudia Malenovska and Sarah Cantlay then beat Mega Heneghan and Melissa Kobayakawa by the same score. Ebba Unden and Karoina Rozenberg completed the sweep with an 8-4 victory over Nicole Koehly and Layla Sanders.
In singles play Sarah Cantlay scored the second LBSU point as she remained perfect in conference matches. Cantlay defeated Lauren Curry 6-1, 6-1 at the No. 3 spot. Anne-Sophie Willems then defeated Nicole Koehly 6-4, 6-1 improving Willems' winning streak to four matches. Klaudia Malenovska sealed the win for the 49ers with her 6-1, 6-2 victory over Layla Sanders at the No. 2 spot. Ebba Unden picked up a win as her opponent, Megan Heneghan, retired in the second set. Unden won the first set 6-3 and was up 4-2 when Heneghan retired. UC Davis earned its lone point of the match at the No. 5 spot when Ellie Edles won 6-4, 6-2 over Karolina Rozenberg. Anna Jeczmionka claimed the final point of the match with a 7-5, 6-0 victory over Melissa Kobayakawa.
Long Beach State will finish out its northern California road trip tomorrow at Pacific in a conference showdown that's scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m.
1. Ebba Unden (LBSU) def. Megan Heneghan (UCD) 6-3, 4-2, retired
2. Klaudia Malenovska (LBSU) def. Layla Sanders (UCD) 6-1, 6-2
3. Sarah Cantlay (LBSU) def. Lauren Curry (UCD) 6-1, 6-1
4. Anna Jeczmionka (LBSU) def. Melissa Kobayakawa (UCD) 7-5, 6-0
5. Ellie Edles (UCD) def. Karolina Rozenberg (LBSU) 6-4, 6-2
6. Anne-Sophie Willems (LBSU) def. Nicole Koehly (UCD) 6-4, 6-1p>
Doubles 1. Ebba Unden/Karolina Rozenberg (LBSU) def. Nicole Koehly/Layla Sanders (UCD) 8-4
2. Klaudia Malenovska/Sarah Cantlay (LBSU) def. Megan Heneghan/Melissa Kobayakawa (UCD) 8-3
3. Anna Jeczmionka/Anne-Sophie Willems (LBSU) def. Ellie Edles/Lauren Curry (UCD) 8-3
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