TUCSON, Ariz . ?C The Arizona womenˇ?s tennis team was defeated by the No. 12 USC Trojans today at the LaNelle Robson Tennis Center, 6-1.
The Wildcats lost the doubles point when Sarah Fansler and Lyndsay Kinstler beat Jane Huh and Ariane Masschelein, 8-3.
In another closely contested doubles match, Danielle Steinberg and Claire Rietsch lost to Amanda Fink and Gaby Niculescu, 8-6.
In singles play, the Women of Troy overwhelmed the Wildcats by taking five of the six singles matches.
No. 60 Danielle Steinberg captured the lone win for Arizona when she defeated No. 68 Lindsey Nelson, 6-4, 7-6 (11-9).
The Cats will look for a split of the weekend when they host the UCLA Bruins tomorrow beginning at 11 a.m.?
#12 USC 6, #52 Arizona 1
- Steinberg UA def. Nelson USC; 6-4, 7-6 (11-9)
- Fink USC def. Rietsch UA; 6-2, 6-2
- Niculescu USC def. Huh UA; 6-1, 6-2
- Fansler USC def. Toporowska UA; 6-0, 6-2
- Sanchez USC def. Masschelein UA; 6-0, 6-3
- Entekhabi USC def. Orletsky UA; 6-3, 6-1
Order of Finish: 4, 3, 2*, 5, 6, 1
- Fink / Niculescu USC def. Steinberg / Rietsch UA; 8-6
- Nelson / Sanchez USC def. Toporowksa / Orletsky UA; 8-1
- Fansler / Kinstler USC def. Huh / Masschelein UA; 8-3
Order of Finish: 2, 3, 1