By TOM ZEBOLD
USF Senior Writer
TAMPA – Katie Vasenina and Loreto Alonso-Martinez posted singles wins in the Bulls’ 5-2 loss to No. 46 Tulane on Thursday afternoon at the USF Varsity Courts.
Tulane (13-6) has won three straight while No. 53 USF’s five-match winning streak came to an end.
Vasenina gave the Bulls a boost in the top singles spot when she defeated Klara Vyskocilova, 6-1, 6-4. Alonso-Martinez regrouped after dropping the second set to hand Jenny Hois a 6-2, 4-6, 6-1 loss.
USF continues its 10-match home stand 11 a.m. Saturday against Marquette. The Bulls are 4-0 against Big East opponents this season. Admission is free all regular season at the USF Varsity Courts.
No. 46 Tulane 5, No. 53 USF 2
Vyskocilova/Birol (Tulane) def. Rizzolo/Mills (USF), 9-7
Vasenina/Alonso-Martinez (USF) def. Magnusson/Thornton (Tulane), 8-3
Levy/Hois (Tulane) def. Fracassi/Montoya (USF), 8-4
Katie Vasenina (USF) def. Klara Vyskocilova (Tulane), 6-1, 6-4
Loreto Alonso-Martinez (USF) def. Jenny Hois, 6-2, 4-6, 6-1
Emma Levy (Tulane) def. Danielle Mills (USF), 6-3, 6-0
Ipek Birol (Tulane) def. Fanny Fracassi (USF), 6-4, 6-4
Caroline Thornton (Tulane) def. Paula Montoya (USF), 7-5, 3-6, 6-2
Caroline Magnusson (Tulane) def. Kayla Rizzolo (USF), 6-0, 3-6, 6-2