NORTHRIDGE, CALIF. – In the second game of its California road trip, the Dartmouth women’s tennis team swept CSU Northridge, 7-0, on Tuesday afternoon in a non-conference match at the Matador Tennis Complex.
After suffering a setback their last time out, the Big Green (7-2) showed a dominant effort against the Matadors (8-4) winning eight of the nine matches.
The shutout marked the third time this season the team from the Upper Valley has held their opponents scoreless.
The strong effort carried over into singles action as the Big Green took five of the six matches in straight sets.
Dartmouth continues the California swing of the spring break schedule on March 22 heading south to face San Diego State.
DARTMOUTH 7 CSUN 0
1. Katherine Yau/Akiko Okuda (DC) def. Pistalu/Cheung (CSUN): 8-5
2. Yang/Warren (CSUN) def. Sarah Bessen/Melissa Matsuoka (DC): 8-5
3. Janet Liu/Suzy Tan (DC) def. Man-Son-Hing/Schnyder (CSUN): 8-4
1. Janet Liu (DC) def. Yang (CSUN): 6-7, 6-3, 10-6
2. Katherine Yau (DC) def. Man-Son-Hing (CSUN): 7-5, 6-4
3. Akiko Okuda (DC) def. Cheung (CSUN): 6-2, 6-2
4. Melissa Matsuoka (DC) def. Schnyder (CSUN): 6-2, 6-2
5. Sarah Bessen (DC) def. Warren (CSUN): 6-1, 6-4
6. Suzy Tan (DC) def. Marquez (CSUN): 6-1, 6-2