No. 17 USC Women’s Tennis Beats LMU, USF Opens 2022 Season

Women’s tennis | January 22, 2022

The No. 17 USC women’s tennis team booked a 2-0 start to the 2022 double action with back-to-back shutout wins at Marks Stadium today (Jan. 22). Overall, USC Loyola defeated Marymount and USF trailing 4-0.

In doubles, the No. 23 pair defeated Ewing/Han LMU’s No. 18 Tcherkes-Zade/Rutkowska with a 6-2 loss on field one. On lane three, Willson/Morra defeated USC Lion’s pair Rogozinska-Dzik/Shirokova 6-3 to successfully claim the double point.

USC led the game 1-0 and ended up in singles where No. 12 Salma Ewing extended the Trojans’ lead with her 6-3, 6-1 win over LMU’s Eva Marie Voracek on lane two. Freshman’s Red Shirt Snow Han officially made her first Trojan impression by beating LMU’s No. 123 Wiktoria Rutkowska 6-1, 6-4 on lane three. Also made her USC debut as a freshman today Grace Piper who defeated Ulyana Shirokova (LMU) 6-4, 6-1 to win the match for Troy on lane five.

The Trojans tweaked their doubles a bit against the USF Dons in the afternoon, but the results remained the same: two quick doubles, via No. 26 Eryn Cayetano and Grace Piper (6-1) on lane two and Snow Han and Makenna Koenig on lane three. Han and Koenig defeated USF’s Mushika/Qui 6-3 to take home the double point.
USCs No. 39 They have took home the match for The Women of Troy in singles, thanks to a 6-3, 6-1 win at lane two. No. 1 Cayetano (6-3, 6-2) and Grace Piper (6-0, 6-4) took care of the other two singles points and thus left their mark on the 4-0 win.

The Women of Troy will now face each other again on Sunday (January 23), when the USC welcomes Saint Mary’s to Marks Stadium at 11:00 AM.

#17 USC 4, LMU 0
January 22, 2022 | Marks Stadium (Los Angeles, California)
DOUBLE GAME
(1) #23 Ewing/Han (USC) def. #18 Tcherkes-Zade/Rutkowska (LMU) – 6-2
(2) #26 Cayetano/Piper (USC) vs Miroshnichenko/Voracek (LMU) – 4-4 Susp.
(3) Willson/Morra (USC) def. Rogozinska-Dzik / Shirokova (LMU) – 6-3
USC wins double point.
Order of finishing: 1, 3
SINGLES
(1) #1 Eryn Cayetano (USC) vs. Veronika Miroschnichenko (LMU) – 6-4, 3-4 susp.
(2) #12 Salma Ewing (USC) def. Eva Marie Voracek (LMU) – 6-3, 6-1
(3) #39 Snow Han (USC) def. #123 Wiktoria Rutkowska (LMU) – 6-1, 6-4
(4) Leiden Games (USC) v Stefania Rogozinska-Dzik (LMU) – 4-6, 1-4 susp.
(5) Grace Piper (USC) def. Ulyana Shirokova (LMU) – 6-4, 6-1*
(6) Sloane Morra (USC) vs. Isabella Tcherkes-Zade (LMU) – 5-7, 3-2 susp.
Order of finishing: 2, 3, 5*

#17 USC 4, USF 0
January 22, 2022 | Marks Stadium (Los Angeles, California)
DOUBLE GAME
(1) Ewing/Willson (USC) vs. Colver/Martinez Vaquero (USF) – 4-3 Susp.
(2) #26 Cayetano/Piper (USC) def. Storm/Chhabra (USF) – 6-1
(3) Han/Koenig (USC) beats. Mushika/Qui (USF) – 6-3
USC wins double point.
Order of finishing: 2.3
SINGLES
(1) #1 Eryn Cayetano (USC) def. Maria Martinez Vaquero (USF) – 6-3, 6-2
(2) #39 Snow Han (USC) beats Chiho Mushika (USF) – 6-3, 6-1*
(3) Leiden Games (USC) vs. Mya Bui (USF) – 6-1, 5-4 susp.
(4) Grace Piper (USC) def. Caragh Courtney (USF) – 6-0, 6-4
(5) Mckenna Koenig (USC) vs. Simran Chhabra (USF) – 3-6, 6-3 susp.
(6) Isabelle Lee (USC) vs. Rita Colyer (USF) – 6-2, 5-2 susp.
Order of finishing: 1, 4, 2*

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