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San Jose State Edges Drake, 4-3

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Release: March 23, 2012
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. - In its second of four matches in Las Vegas, the Drake women's tennis team suffered a 4-3 setback at the hands of San Jose State on Friday (March 23) in the first of two contests on the day for the Bulldogs.

The Spartans claimed the doubles point on the strength of victories at the Nos. 1 and 2 positions to register what proved to be the deciding tally in the affair.

Extending her singles winning streak to 20 at the top slot was junior Manca Krizman (Solkan, Slovenia), who downed Sabastiani Leon Chao, 6-2, 6-3.

The Bulldogs earned a 6-0, 7-6 (4) decision at No. 3, as sophomore Klavdija Rebol (Kranj, Slovenia) bested Erica Medlin.

Freshman Nell Boyd (Arlington Heights, Ill.) rounded out Drake's victory total registering a 7-5, 6-1 triumph past Isadora Busch at No. 4.

The Bulldogs conclude the day's action battling Southern Utah at approximately 9:00 p.m. CT.

SAN JOSE STATE (8-3) DEF. DRAKE (14-4), 4-3

MARCH 23, 2012 • LAS VEGAS, NEV.

SINGLES:

No. 1 Manca Krizman (DU) def. Sabastiani Leon Chao (SJS), 6-2, 6-3

No. 2 Chau Truong (SJS) def. Gabriela Demos (DU), 6-4, 6-4

No. 3 Klavdija Rebol (DU) def. Erica Medlin (SJS), 6-0, 7-6 (4)

No. 4 Nell Boyd (DU) def. Isadora Busch (SJS), 7-5, 6-1

No. 5 Alexis Marquez (SJS) def. Ali Patterson (DU), 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-0

No. 6 Jessica Willett (SJS) def. Jessica Aguilera (DU), 7-6 (6), 6-3

DOUBLES:

No. 1 Leon Chao/Medlin (SJS) def. Demos/Krizman (DU), 8-4

No. 2 Marquez/Truong (SJS) def. Aguilera/Rebol (DU), 8-6

No. 3 Amanda Aragon/Boyd (DU) def. Busch/Willett (SJS), 8-7

Order of finish: (1,2,3)

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