Women's Tennis Clobbers Cal Poly, 7-0

March 24, 2004

FORT WORTH, Texas - The 27th-ranked TCU women's tennis team put together its third shut out in a row, as the Frogs defeated the Mustangs of 69th-ranked Cal Poly, 7-0, on Wednesday afternoon at the Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center. The win, TCU's eighth in a row, advances the Frogs' record to 10-6 for the season, while the Mustangs fall to 10-7.

The Frogs started the afternoon with victories by their top two doubles teams to garner the doubles point. Senior Saber Pierce and freshman Ana Cetnik, now ranked No. 24 by the ITA, blanked Samantha Waller and Kristen Grady, 8-0, at the first spot. At No. 2, senior Paty Aburto and junior Karla Mancinas handed Noelle Lee and Chelsy Thompson an 8-4 loss.

TCU captured all six singles matches in straight sets. Pierce earned the first singles point with her shut out win over Grady, 6-0, 6-0, at No. 3. At one singles, Aburto, ranked No. 47 in the nation, made short work of Waller with a 6-2, 6-0 victory, while Cetnik picked up a 6-3, 6-2 win at No. 4 against Shelia Lewis to clinch the match for the Frogs. Mancinas and junior Paige Brown completed their wins over Carol Erickson at No. 5 (7-6, 6-0) and Lee at No. 6 (6-4, 6-4) at nearly the same time. Freshman Jenn Chay battled back from a second-set deficit to win her match at No. 2, 6-2, 7-5, against Thompson.

Complete results of the match can be found below.

Next up for the Frogs is Middle Tennessee State on Thursday, March 25 at 2:00 p.m. The match will be played on the public courts at the Tennis Center. The final home match for TCU will be Tuesday, April 6 as the Frogs host South Alabama at 2:00 p.m.

#27 TCU 7, #69 Cal Poly 0
Records: TCU (10-6, 0-1 C-USA), Cal Poly (10-7)



Singles (3, 1, 4, 5, 6, 2)
1. #47 Paty Aburto (TCU) def. Samantha Waller (CP) 6-2, 6-0
2. Jenn Chay (TCU) def. Chelsy Thompson (CP) 6-2, 7-5
3. Saber Pierce (TCU) def. Kristen Grady (CP) 6-0, 6-0
4. Ana Cetnik (TCU) def. Shelia Lewis (CP) 6-3, 6-2
5. Karla Mancinas (TCU) def. Carol Erickson (CP) 7-6, 6-0
6. Paige Brown (TCU) def. Noelle Lee (CP) 6-4, 6-4

Doubles (1, 2, 3)
1. #24 Saber Pierce/Ana Cetnik (TCU) def. Samantha Waller/Kristen Grady (CP) 8-0
2. Paty Aburto/Karla Mancinas (TCU) def. Noelle Lee/Chelsy Thompson (CP) 8-4
3. Shelia Lewis/Carol Erickson (CP) def. Paige Brown/Gloriann Lopez (TCU) 8-4

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