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Long Beach State University Women Team News
Grady Sets Long Beach State Wins Record In 7-0 Defeat Of UCR
Friday, 02/27/2009

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Hannah Grady became the school’s all-time wins leader with a singles and doubles victory as Long Beach State won all nine matches on the day on the way to a 7-0 win over UC Riverside. With the win, the 49ers improve to 3-0 in conference play.


                Long Beach State started the day with a dominant performance in doubles, as Rachel Manasse and Anais Dallara dropped the Sakhakorn sisters at No. 3 8-0, while Grady/Weeks and Armstrong/Sutton only dropped three games between them in a 3-0 doubles sweep for the point.


                In singles, Hannah Grady picked up win number 149 in her career to pass Stephanie Bengson for the top spot in combined wins in school history. Already the schools singles record holder, Grady defeated Erynne Oki 6-3, 6-1 to take the combined record. Deborah Armstrong also cruised in a 6-2, 6-1 win over Donna McCullough.


                Rachel Manasse picked up the toughest win of the day, 7-5, 7-5, while Julie Luzar also grabbed a 7-5, 6-4 win at No. 5 singles. Lisa Sutton and Anais Dallara also picked up singles wins in the 7-0 win.


                No. 42 Long Beach State continues home play tomorrow, hosting No. 58 Saint Mary’s at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 28.


Grady/Weeks, LBSU, def. Oki/Corpuz, UCR, 8-1
Armstrong/Sutton, LBSU def. McCullough/Plata, UCR, 8-2
Manasse/Dallara, LBSU def. Sakhakorn/Sakhakorn, UCR, 2 8-0

Hannah Grady, LBSU def. Erynne Oki, UCR, 6-3, 6-1
Deborah Armstrong, LBSU def. Donna McCullough, UCR 6-2, 6-1
Rachel Manasse, LBSU def. Nadia Sakhakorn, UCR, 7-5, 7-5
Anais Dallara, LBSU def. Angelica Corpuz, UCR, 6-0, 6-3
Julie Luzar, LBSU def. Yasaman Sakhakorn, UCR, 7-5, 6-4
Lisa Sutton, LBSU def. Roxanne Plata, UCR, 6-0, 6-4