Heffron went 3-0 over spring break play
March 19, 2012
By Amanda Bader
Athletic Media Relations
FULLERTON, Calif. - In the final match of the Rams' spring break trip, the Colorado State women's tennis team dropped a close, 4-3, match to the Titans Sunday afternoon. Over the week, doubles pair Tori Arneson and Kaley Schultz went 2-1 and Natalie Heffron went a perfect 3-0.
The loss pushed the Rams back to a record of 3-8, 0-0 MW while bringing Cal State Fullerton to a record of 6-7, 0-3 BW.
In doubles, CSU gained an early lead over Fullerton as the Rams tallied victories at the Nos. 1 and 3 positions. Arneson and Schultz slid by with a close 8-6 win, while Adriana and Veronika Wojkowska followed, topping their Titan pair, 8-4.
In singles, CSU dropped matches at the Nos. 1 and 2 positions in order to give the Titans a lead for the first time throughout the dual.
Soon to follow was Heffron, going 3-0 throughout the week, to tie up the dual for the Rams in a third set decision, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2, over the Titan's Monika Rodriguez.
The dual continued to remain even as Fullerton's Jessica Pepa defeated Veronika Wojakowska at the No. 6 position, 6-3, 6-3, while CSU's Schultz topped the Titan's Kalika Slevcove at No. 4, 6-4, 7-5.
The dual-clinching match was left at the racquet of No. 5 singles, Adriana Wojakowska. After falling in the first set, 6-3, Wojakowska forced her way back in order to split sets with her Titan opponent, before falling in the third frame, 6-2.
Colorado State will return home before heading back to the Golden State in order to take on San Diego State and UNLV in back-to-back matches on the 24 and 25, opening up conference play for the Rams for the first time this season.
Cal State Fullerton 4, Colorado State 3
1 - Arneson/Schultz (CS) def. Mai/McIntosh (F), 8-6
2 - Slevcove/Rodriguez (F) def. Heffron/Mulhern (CS), 8-2
3 - A. Wojakowska/V.Wojakowska (CS) def. Pepa/Tomalko (F), 8-4
1 - Mai (F) def. Arneson (CS), 6-3, 6-4
2 - McIntosh (F) def. Mulhern (CS), 6-1-, 6-1
3 - Heffron (CS) def. Rodriguez (F), 6-3, 4-6, 6-2
4 - Schultz (CS) def. Slevcove (F), 6-4, 7-5
5 - De la Cruz (F) def. A. Wojakowska (CS), 6-3, 3-6, 6-2
6 - Pepa (F) def. V. Wojakowska (CS), 6-3, 6-3
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