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USU tennis: women's team falls to San Jose State, 4-0, at home Friday

By Doug Hoffman

For the Deseret News

Published: Friday, April 5 2013 9:15 p.m. MDT

Utah State women's tennis was taken down by Western Athletic Conference rival San Jose State, 4-0, in a home match Friday. Both teams agreed to stop at four points and leave the other matches unfinished. USU falls to 4-8 on the season and 0-3 in league play with the loss.

In singles action, sophomore McKenzie Davis fell to Klaudia Boczova in straight sets at the No. 1 position (7-6, 6-3). At the No. 3 position, senior Kristina Voytsekhovich was defeated by Chau Truong in straight sets (6-3, 6-1), and at the No. 4 spot, senior Julie Tukuafu fell to Erica Medlin in straight sets (6-1, 6-4). The rest of the singles matches were left unfinished.

In doubles action, Davis and senior Jaci West fell to Medlin and Leon Chao, 8-3, at the first position. At the second doubles position, Voyteskhovich and freshman Kallie Sperry were defeated by Jessica Willett and Amber Walker, 8-5. And at the third doubles position, sophomore Hillary Hays and Tukuafu were taken down by Chau Truong and Julianna Bacelar, 8-5.

The Aggies will host two more WAC matches this weekend at the Sports Academy and Racquet Club as they take on Texas State on Saturday Apr. 6 at 12 p.m. and Seattle on Sunday Apr. 7 at 9 a.m. After this weekend the Aggies will take a break from WAC play as they travel to El Paso, Texas, to take on UTEP on Thursday, Apr. 11 at 2 p.m.

Singles

1. Boczova, Klaudia (SJSU) def. McKenzie Davis (USU) 7-6, 6-3

2. Jaci West (USU) vs. Leon Chao, Sabastian (SJSU) 3-6, 6-1, 2-1, unfinished

3. Truong, Chau (SJSU) def. Kristina Voytsekhovich (USU) 6-3, 6-1

4. Medlin, Erica (SJSU) def. Julie Tukuafu (USU) 6-1, 6-4

5. Kallie Sperry (USU) vs. Bacelar, Julianna (SJSU) 0-6, 1-0, unfinished

6. Hillary Hays (USU) vs. Willett, Jessica (SJSU) 1-3, unfinished

Doubles

1. Medlin, Erica/Leon Chao, Sabastian (SJSU) def. McKenzie Davis/Jaci West (USU) 8-3

2. Willett, Jessica/Walker, Amber (SJSU) def. Kallie Sperry/Kristina Voytsekhovich (USU) 8-5

3. Truong, Chau/Bacelar, Julianna (SJSU) def. Hillary Hays/Julie Tukuafu (USU) 8-5

Doug Hoffman is the assistant athletic director for Utah State University Athletic Media Relations.

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