LOS ANGELES -- Cal State Los Angeles picked up a true team victory Friday in a big NCAA Division II West Region win against Fresno Pacific.
The Golden Eagles got contributions from all seven of their players in a 6-3 victory versus the Sunbirds. Cal State Los Angeles (6-10) won for the second time in its past three matches. The Golden Eagles, ranked 20th in the nation, picked up their second win against a nationally-ranked opponent in a week with the triumph versus No. 33 Fresno Pacific (9-13).
Cal State L.A. got off to a strong start by winning two of the three doubles contests and then wrapped up the match with four straight-set victories in singles play.
Leora Hemmerich and Sydney Postal earned the first point of the match for the Golden Eagles with an 8-5 win at No. 1 doubles versus Petra Jurova and Angelika Sobiecka. Sonia Landeros and Tiffany Leung held on for an 8-4 win at No. 3 doubles against Erin Carlson and Matilda Ackered after jumping out to a 7-0 lead.
Cal State L.A. wrapped up the victory with four singles points. Postal beat Laure-Anne Josso at No. 3 singles 6-4, 6-2, Leung beat Sobiecka at No. 4 singles 6-4, 6-1, Victoria Vo beat Megan Lee 6-3, 6-0 at No. 5 singles and Samantha Sismundo beat Ackered at No. 6 singles 6-1, 6-1.