No. 5 Steinberg beat Esther Cadua of SDSU 6-1, 6-0 in her first match Friday and advanced to the round of 16, where she lost a close match to SDSU’s Holly Bagshaw 6-7 (5), 7-6 (5), ret.
Camelia Todorova won her first consolation math-up, beating Maria Garcia-Planas, LMU, 6-2, 6-2, but she would lose to UCLA’s Ana Victoria Lind 6-2, 6-1.
Senior Kasia Jakowlew defeated Noelle Hirniese of UCSB 6-2, 6-1, but lost to Silvia Gutierrez 6-1, 6-7 (5), 6-2 in the following round.
In the doubles bracket Steinberg and Toporowska defeated SDSU’s Kathryn Kitts and Alesya Vidov 8-2. The Wildcat duo will play No. 8 seeded Sarah Fransler and Dianne Matias of USC Saturday at 10 a.m.
In their first doubles match of the tournament, Razloznik and Katz were defeated by No. 5 seeded Amanda Fink and Judy DeVara 8-2.
Rounding out the Wildcats squad was Jakowlew and Todorova, who upset No 6. seeded Eliska Krausova and Sisse Nielsen 8-6.
Doubles play for the Wildcats will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday morning.