Slugs Fall to USF

The lady slugs were on their second day in the beautiful town of San Luis Obispo, hoping to be more successful than they were the previous day. On January 28, 2012, the Lady Slugs took on the Lady Dons from the University of San Francisco. In the doubles competition, USF's Nikolic and Hashiguchi pulled off a tough victory over Alex Scotten and Laura Wade and the match was neck-and-neck the entire time. Santa Cruz went up 6-3, but the Lady Dons ended up taking home the win, 8-6. At the two spot, the USF duo of Wartenburger and Hadzitanovic defeated Sarah Malone and Courtney Lymburner. Malone and Lymburner went up 5-3 in the match, but couldn’t close it out and dropped an 8-6 decision. McMahon and Akerbrant of USF flew past Becca Parker and Sophie Lundeberg and ended the game with the score of 8-0. After a close doubles point, the Dons went into singles with a 1-0 lead. At the top spot, Marina Nikolic of USF defeated Alex Scotten and Nikolic was successful with ending scores of 6-1, 6-3. USF's Wartenburger beat Laura Wade and also won, 6-0, 6-1. In her second collegiate match, Courtney Lymburner was defeated by Hadzitanovic 6-0, 6-1. Additionally, USF'S Akerbrant got a win against Sarah Malone, 6-2, 6-1. At five s ingles, Hasiguchi claimed a win over Sophie Lundeberg, 6-0, 6-1. USF’s McMahon kept the Lady Don winning streak with a win over Becca Parker with scores of 6-0, 6-1. The final score of the match ended up being 0-7, University of San Francisco victory. The Slugs are playing next against the Cal State Stanislaus in Turlock. The matches are set to start at 2pm.