Bulls' Win Streak Ends at VCU
By TOM ZEBOLD
USF Senior Writer
TAMPA - Loreto Alonso-Martinez and Kayla Rizzolo posted singles victories but the Bulls' four-match winning streak came to an end Sunday at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Alonso-Martinez cruised past Josefin Hjertquist, 6-3, 6-2, and Rizzolo finished strong in both sets of a 7-6, 7-6 victory over Yukako Noi in Richmond, Va.
The Bulls started their two-match road trip with a 6-1 victory at UNC-Wilmington on Friday afternoon.
USF finishes its regular season with a 10-match home stand that begins 2 p.m. Wednesday against NC State. The Bulls host Wake Forest on Sunday, March 10 at 11 a.m. Admission is free at the USF Varsity Courts.
VCU 5, South Florida 2
1) Daria Yakuleva/Olga Barscheuskaya (VCU) vs. Rizzolo/Mills (USF), 7-6 DNF
2) Cindy Chala/Josefin Hjertquist (VCU) def. Vasenina/Alonso-Martinez (USF), 8-6
3) Salome Kvitashvili/Olga Terteac (VCU) def. Fracassi/Montoya (USF), 8-3
1) Cindy Chala (VCU) def. Katie Vasenina (USF), 6-1, 6-3
2) Loreto Alonso-Martinez (USF) def. Josefin Hjertquist (USF), 6-3, 6-2
3) Olga Terteac (VCU) def. Danielle Mills (USF), 6-0, 6-1
4) Kayla Rizzolo (USF) def. Yukako Noi (USF), 7-6, 7-6
5) Salome Kvitashvili (VCU) def. Fanny Fracassi (USF), 6-3, 6-0
6) Daria Yakauleva (VCU) def. Paula Montoya (USF), 6-4, ret.