Cal State L.A. rolls in home opener
Golden Knights win first match vs. Division II opponents
Cal State L.A. Athletics
LOS ANGELES – No. 22 Cal State L.A. returned home and picked up its first victory of the 2011 season. After dropping two road matches at NCAA Division I schools to open the season, the Golden Eagles beat Dominican (Calif.) 9-0 on Saturday on the Cal State L.A. Tennis Courts in the Billie Jean King Sports Complex. Cal State L.A. (1-2) picked up an NCAA Division II West Region victory against the Penguins, who are members of the Pacific West Conference.
Cal State L.A. started quickly and won all three doubles points before capturing all six singles contests in straight sets.
Christie Lau won her second consecutive match, beating Dominican’s Irina Morozova 6-3, 6-1 at No. 1 singles. Larn McShane beat Sharron Contreras 6-1, 6-0 at No. 2 singles, Linda Majzlikova knocked off Michele Freitas at No. 3 singles 6-1, 6-4 and Jillian Sangria took out Jamie Fernandez 6-2, 6-0 at No. 4 singles.
Rounding out the lineup, Charlotte Spassoff beat Anh Truong 6-0, 6-0 at the No. 5 slot while Maria Xavier downed Ryan Paulus 6-0, 6-4 at No. 6.
Lau and McShane won at No. 1 doubles 8-0, Sangria and Spassoff earned the point at No. 2 doubles with an 8-3 win while Majzlikova and Joyce Librando won at No. 3 doubles 8-4.