Pacific Comes Up Short Against Long Beach State 4-1 In The Semifinals Of the Big West Championships
Indian Wells, Calif. - The Tigers played tough in the semifinals, but came up short against the No. 1 seed Long Beach State University. The 49ers gained the doubles point first and then sophomore Julia Hansen earned a win when opponent Klaudia Malenovska retired. Long Beach then went on to win the next three singles events clinching the victory over Pacific.
2. Rachel Manasse/ Jaklin Alawi vs. Shabby Eslami / Sarah Irvin Long Beach State 8-1
Order of finish: 2, 3*
1. Anais Dallara vs. Jenifer Widjaja Dallara (LBSU) 6-4, 7-6 (5)
2. Klaudia Malenovska vs. Julia Hansen Hansen (PAC) 2-2, ret.
3. Deborah Armstrong vs. Olga Gumenyuk DNF
4. Rachel Manasse vs. Shabby Eslami DNF
5. Jaklin Alawi vs. Susan Te Alawi (LBSU) 6-2, 6-2
6. Sarah Cantlay vs. Kateryna Nezhura Cantlay (LBSU) 6-3, 6-0
Order of finish: 2, 5, 6, 1**
#1 Long Beach State #5 Pacific
(#1) Long Beach State 4, (#5) Pacific 1
Season Records: LBSU (19-5), PAC (9-12