No. 14 Tennis Cruises to Win over Texas-Tyler

(Photo by Kay Hurd)
(Photo by Kay Hurd)

CLAREMONT – After losing its first match of the season earlier in the week, the University of La Verne tennis team rebounded with a resounding victory over Texas-Tyler on Friday afternoon at the Claremont Club.

Bridget Etchegaray clinched the match at the No. 5 spot, beating Janae Warren, 6-0, 6-2.

Texas-Tyler's lone point came in a tough No. 6 singles match. La Verne's Lauren Torres battled Nicole Musngi to the afternoon's only three-setter, but fell just short, 6-2, 6-7(1), 1-0(8).

Andrea Madrigal (6-1, 6-0) in No. 1 singles, Jeanette Losaria (6-0, 6-4) in the No. 2, Laina Matsuda (6-4, 6-3) in the No. 3 and .Allison Moncrief (6-4, 6-2) in No. 4 all earned wins.

La Verne took all three doubles matches. Losaria and Matsuda got the No. 1 doubles win over Amy Friesenhahn and Tory Musngi, 8-5. Etchegaray and Madrigal got the No. 2 win while Moncrief and Torres earned an 8-5 win in No. 3 doubles.

The Leopards return to action on March 18 when they host No. 18 Tufts at the Claremont Club.


  1. Losaria/Matsuda (ULV) def. Friesenhahn/T. Musngi (UTT) 8-5
  2. Etchegaray/Madrigal (ULV) def. Blundell/Payne (UTT) 8-6
  3. Moncrief/Torres (ULV) def. Albro/N. Musngi (UTT) 8-5


  1. Andrea Madrigal (ULV) def. Jessica Blundell (UTT) 6-1, 6-0
  2. Jeanette Losaria (ULV) def. Amy Friesenhahn (UTT) 6-0, 6-4
  3. Laina Matsuda (ULV) def. Jennifer Payne (UTT) 6-4, 6-3
  4. Allison Moncrief (ULV) def. Haley Albro (UTT) 6-4, 6-2
  5. Bridget Etchegaray (ULV) def. Janae Warren (UTT) 6-0, 6-2
  6. Nicole Musngi (UTT) def. Lauren Torres (ULV) 6-2, 6-7(1), 1-0(8)