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WOMEN'S TENNIS FALLS SATURDAY AT IDAHO STATE

WOMEN'S TENNIS FALLS SATURDAY AT IDAHO STATE

POCATELLO, Idaho - Jayden Nielsen won her fifth singles match of the year, but Sacramento State fell on the road at Idaho Sate, 6-1, in a Big Sky Conference matchup Saturday.

Nielsen, who defeated her opponent in straight sets, 6-4, 6-2, leads the team with five singles victories this year, all of them coming at the No. 1 singles position. She improved to an even .500 at the No. 1 singles spot this year after snapping a two-match skid. 

Nielsen also found success in doubles play, winning at No. 1 doubles alongisde her partner Megan Tagaloa, 6-4, against an Idaho State pair. 

Despite two victories for Nielsen, the rest of the Hornets were unable to follow her lead as the Hornets fell 6-1 overall. Only Tsveti Yotova, who fell 4-6, 6-3, 6-0, took her opponent to a third set. 

The loss dropped Sacramento State to 1-13 overall this season and 0-2 in the Big Sky Conference. The Hornets, who have just one match remaining in the season, tomorrow's contest at Weber State. That action is scheduled to commence at 11 a.m. MT/10 a.m. PT.

Tennis Match Results
Sacramento State vs Idaho State
4/24/2021 at Pocatello, Idaho
(Reed Gym)

Idaho State 6, Sacramento State 1

Singles competition

1. NIELSEN, Jayden (SAC) def. Hristina Cvetkovic (ISUW) 6-4, 6-2
2. Alexandra Arkhipov (ISUW) def. TAGALOA, Megan (SAC) 6-4, 6-0
3. Hana Cho (ISUW) def. ALTER, Paige (SAC) 6-2, 6-3
4. Sol O'Lideadha (ISUW) def. YOTOVA, Tsveti (SAC) 4-6, 6-3, 6-0
5. Lola O'Lideadha (ISUW) def. CASEY, Shauna (SAC) 6-1, 6-0
6. Angela Walker (ISUW) def. YU, Jin (SAC) 6-3, 6-0
 
Doubles competition
 
1. NIELSEN, Jayden/TAGALOA, Megan (SAC) def. Hristina Cvetkovic/Alexandra Arkhipov (ISUW) 6-4
2. Hana Cho/Angela Walker (ISUW) def. ALTER, Paige/YOTOVA, Tsveti (SAC) 6-3
3. Sol O'Lideadha/Lola O'Lideadha (ISUW) def. YU, Jin/CASEY, Shauna (SAC) 6-1