MALIBU, Calif. — The Sacramento State women's tennis team captured the doubles point but were swept in singles play in a 6-1 loss at Pepperdine on Tuesday at the Ralphs-Straus Tennis Center.
The teams of Katharina Knoebl and Jennifer Nguyen and Sophie Lohscheidt and Andrea Gomez Carus won at No. 2 and No. 3, respectively, to give the Hornets a 1-0 lead. Lohscheidt and Gomez Carus recorded the first win of the day with an 8-4 victory. After the Waves won at No. 1, Knoebl and Nguyen gave the Hornets the point with an 8-6 win.
Once in singles play, Pepperdine won all six matches in straight sets. Ale Granillo struck first to tie the match at 1-1 with a 6-1, 6-1, win over Lohscheidt. Khunpak Issara defeated Nguyen, 6-0, 6-1, at No. 2 to give the Waves their first lead of the day.
Momentum continued to swing in favor of Pepperdine as Michaela Capannolo won , 6-3, 6-1, over Knoebl at No. 5. The clinching point came in the No. 1 singles match where Lorraine Guillermo beat Rebeca Delgado, 6-2, 7-5.
Sacramento State continues its Southern California road trip on Thursday at San Diego State.
Pepperdine 6, Sacramento State 1
1. ISSARA, Khunpak/GUILLERMO, Lorraine (PEP) def. DELGADO, Rebeca/BOIJA, Olivia (SACW) 8-6
2. KNOEBL, Katharina/NGUYEN, Jennifer (SACW) def. CAPANNOLO, Michaela/GRANILLO, Ale (PEP) 8-6
3. LOHSCHEIDT, Sophie/GOMEZ CARUS, Andrea (SACW) def. MOORE, Megan/PANU, Tara (PEP) 8-4
1. GUILLERMO, Lorraine (PEP) def. DELGADO, Rebeca (SACW) 6-2, 7-5
2. ISSARA, Khunpak (PEP) def. NGUYEN, Jennifer (SACW) 6-0, 6-1
3. GRANILLO, Ale (PEP) def. LOHSCHEIDT, Sophie (SACW) 6-1, 6-1
4. MOORE, Megan (PEP) def. BOIJA, Olivia (SACW) 6-4, 6-4
5. CAPANNOLO, Michaela (PEP) def. KNOEBL, Katharina (SACW) 6-3, 6-1
6. FENERIDIS, Danielle (PEP) def. RYAN-BOVEY, Siobhan (SACW) 7-6 (7-3), 6-3
Sacramento State 7-10
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (3,2,5,1,6,4)