Nr. 21 USC Women’s Tennis Double Up on 4-0 wins at Marks Stadium

Women tennis | April 5, 2022

LOS ANGELES, CALIF. – USC’s No. 21 women’s tennis team scored back-to-back sweep in a double header at Marks Stadium today. The Trojans scored a couple of 4-0 victories to improve to 14-10.

With the morning’s clear skies over their heads, the Trojans took the field against Hawaii for the first action of the day and quickly collected the double point with victories on lanes three and one. USCs Danielle Willson and McKenna Koenig set the winning tone with a quick 6-0 win at the No. 3 slot, and then Eryn Cayetano and Salma Ewing secured the 1-0 lead with their 6-2 victory at centercourt, and suspended action on lane two.

In singles, the Trojans had # 6 Eryn Cayetano beat the gas and make it a quick 2-0 advantage with his 6-1, 6-0 win over Satsuki Takamura on lane two. From there, USC rattled a quick stretch of straight-set wins. Leyden Games built a 3-0 foundation for Trojan horses with her 6-1, 6-2 victory on track six, and then # 41 Salma Ewing came through with the clincher on a 6-4.6-1 victory at center court. The remaining matches were abandoned with USC leading on lanes three, four and five.

A few hours later, USC and CSUN would take the court along with some changes in the Trojan lineup. The women from Troy came to work with Eryn Cayetano and Salma Ewing quickly defeated CSUN’s Coetzee / Fraile Toboso 6-1 on the center field. Shortly after, USC’s Piper suffered an injury that forced the Trojans to stop the fight on lane two. Trojan twins Isabelle and Gabrielle Lee picked up the double point for USC and defeated Zhyteina / O’neill 6-4 on lane three.

USC held the course in singles with # 78 Naomi Cheong with an even 6-0, 6-2 victory on lane two to turn on the fuse. In sixth place, the Games produced a 6-1, 6-2 victory to push USC further in a winning direction, and # 6 Cayetano threw himself over the clincher with a 6-3, 6-1 decision. The remaining matches were suspended.

Trojan horses are now taking a ride down 405 to take on San Diego on Friday at 6 p.m. 12.00 On Sunday, they return home for another double header as they host Oregon (11 a.m.) and Cal Poly (3 p.m.).

# 21 USC 4, Hawaii 0

April 5, 2022 | Marks Stadium – Los Angeles, CA.

DOUBLE
1. Cayetano / Ewing (USC) def. Romain / Takamura (Hawaii) – 6-2
2. Cheong / Piper (USC) vs. Zandberg / Vilcek (Hawaii) – 4-3, SUSP.
3. Willson / Koenig (USC) def. Surapaneni / Heynemans (Hawaii) – 6-0
Finishing order: 3, 1
USC wins double points.

SINGLE
1. # 41 Salma Ewing (USC) def. Lea Romain (Hawaii) – 6-4, 6-1 *
2. # 6 Eryn Cayetano (USC) def. Satsuki Takamura (Hawaii) – 6-1, 6-0
3. # 78 Naomi Cheong vs. Ana Vilcek (Hawaii) – 6-3, 1-3 SUSP.
4. Danielle Willson (USC) vs. Tal Talya Zandberg (Hawaii) – 6-4, 1-3 SUSP.
5. McKenna Koenig (USC) vs. Gitte Heynemans (Hawaii) – 6-3, 4-1 SUSP.
6. Leyden Games (USC) def. Madison Kim (Hawaii) – 6-1, 6-2
Sequence of finish: 2, 6, 1 *

# 21 USC 4, CSUN 0

April 5, 2022 | Marks Stadium – Los Angeles, CA.

DOUBLE
1. Cayetano / Ewing (USC) def. Coetzee / Fraile Toboso (CSUN) – 6-1
2. Turchak / Repina (CSUN) vs. Cheong / Piper (USC) – 5-4 (USC retired)
3. I. Lee / G. Lee (USC) def. Zhyteina / O’Neill (CSUN) – 6-4
Finishing order: 1, 2, 3
USC wins double points.

SINGLE
1. # 6 Eryn Cayetano (USC) def. Ekaterina Repina (CSUN) – 6-3, 6-1 *
2. # 78 Naomi Cheong (USC) def. Ana Isabel Fraile Toboso (CSUN) – 6-0, 6-2
3. Danielle Willson (USC) vs. Sasha Turchak (CSUN) – 6-3, 1-4 SUSP.
4. McKenna Koenig (USC) vs. Jenna Dorian (CSUN) – 7-5, 0-2 SUSP.
5. Isabelle Lee (USC) vs. Victoria Santibanez Luna (CSUN) – 7-5, 0-2 SUSP.
6. Leyden Games (USC) def. Jasmine Tolmoyan (CSUN) – 6-1, 6-2
Sequence of finish: 2, 6, 1 *




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