Kim takes lone win as SHU tennis falls to Cal State Fullerton

Seton Hall tennis fell to Cal State Fullerton with a score of 6-1 Sunday to start its California road trip.

The Pirates’ record is now 4-4 while their opponent, the Titans, remain undefeated.

Photo via SHU Athletics

No. 1 doubles pair Anna Fajorova and Luize Strike were defeated 6-0 to start the match. No. 2 doubles Katie Kim and Thandy Kangwa lost their match 6-4. Kangwa is now 8-4 overall in her double matches.

The Pirates managed to steal one win in the doubles competition. Michal Matson and Melody Taal defeated a Titans duo with a score of 6-2.

The Pirates went on to only win one out of their six singles matches.

Strike competed first for the Pirates in the singles matches, losing 7-5, 6-1. Strike is now 7-4 at No. 1 singles.

Fajorova was defeated 6-2, 6-1 in her sets. Fajorova is now 9-2 in singles play this season and is now 6-1 at the No. 2 spot.

Taal suffered a 6-1, 6-4 loss at the No. 3 singles spot, making her record 9-7 in singles for the season. Kangwa lost her sets 6-2, 6-3. At the No. 5 singles spot, Matson was defeated 6-3, 6-1.

The lone singles victory in the Pirates’ match-up against the Titans came from junior Kim.

The Pirates’ next match is Wednesday, March 8, against Utah State in Los Angeles, Cal.

Brittany Tomore can be reached at or on Twitter @BrittTomore.

Author: Brittany Tomore

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