Women's Tennis Open Conference Play With 6-3 Victory Over Fullerton

Women's Tennis Open Conference Play With 6-3 Victory Over Fullerton

By Wes McCurtis

CYPRESS, CA – The Cypress College women's tennis team (2-2, 1-0 OEC) opened Orange Empire Conference play with a 6-3 victory over district rival Fullerton College (2-2, 0-1 OEC) at home on Thursday.

The match began with singles play as the Chargers grabbed their first point from #4 Candace Ngai. Following her win, Alyanna Soriano kept the momentum going without dropping a game.

The Chargers began doubles-play leading 4-2. #3 pair Park and Ngai picked up the clinching match with a dominant 8-1 victory.

"It was a really good victory for us," said Kristen Ojeda. "It was a good way to start conference and I'm really proud of each and every one of the girls. All of us improved; whether we won or lost we upped our game."

The Chargers will resume Orange Empire Conference play on Tuesday, Feb. 28 when they host Irvine Valley College at 2:00 p.m.

Final Score: Cypress College 6, Fullerton College 3

Singles

Kalie Laubie (FULL) def. Tiana Cung (CYP)

Alexandra Altamirano (FULL) def. Andrea Velasco (CYP)

Alyanna Soriano (CYP) def. Amy Fang (FULL)

Kristen Ojeda (CYP) def. Mayumi Okubo (FULL)

Candace Ngai (CYP) def. Lauren Smith (FULL)

Khanh Duong (CYP) def. Lael Cardinal (FULL)

Doubles

Laubie/Altamirano (FULL) def. Cung/ Soriano (CYP), 8-4

Velasco/Ojeda (CYP) def. Fang/Okubo (FULL), 8-5

Ngai/Park (CYP) def. Cardinal/Smith (FULL), 8-1

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