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Fresno Pacific Athletics | March 29, 2014

Fresno Pacific tops No. 17 UC San Diego

  Fresno Pacific lost 6-3 on Friday to Azusa Pacific.

FRESNO, Calif. -- A late night and a quick turnaround wwas just what Fresno Pacific needed to get back in the win column, posting an 8-1 thumping of No. 17 UC San Diego.

All six doubles matches were decided in straight sets in favor of Fresno Pacific (8-10) who defeated a ranked opponent for the first time since Feb. 17 when it beat then-No. 27 Azusa Pacific 5-4. Matlida Ackered got back on track with a 6-3, 6-4 win against Lisa Asai at No. 6 singles, and freshman Megan Lee earned her third win of the season 6-1, 6-1 versus Shannon Theisen. Thirteenth-ranked Petra Jurova obliterated No. 26 Kyra Scott 6-1, 6-2 to improve to 15-2 on the year and post her fifth consecutive singles victory. Jurova also leads the team with a 3-1 record against nationally ranked opponents.

Jurova and Angelika Sobiecka pulled out a gutsy 8-6 win against Division II's 17th-ranked duo defeating Scott and Paula Chou at the No. 1 spot. Laure-Anne Josso and Alison Carre scored an identical 8-6 win at No. 2 doubles.

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