A day after clinching the No. 2 seed in the Big West Conference tournament, the Cal Poly women’s tennis team closed the regular season with a 4-3 nonconference road victory against Fresno State on Sunday.
Freshman Kathryn Webb won a three-set match at No. 6 singles to give the Mustangs the victory in a dual that took close to 41⁄2 hours to play six singles matches and three doubles sets.
Cal Poly swept all three doubles sets and got singles victories from Webb, Florence Lehane and Jennifer Cornea, who came back down 5-2 in the first set to defeat the Bulldogs’ Bianca Modoc 7-5, 6-3.
The Big West Conference Championships begin April 28 in Indian Wells.
SOFTBALLCal State Fullerton 11, Cal Poly 8
Nicole Johnson hit a tie-breaking, three-run, two-out home run in the bottom of the seventh inning to seal a Titans sweep in the three-game Big West series in Fullerton. The blast came after Mustangs outfielder Nicole Lund hit a three-run home run to give Cal Poly (6-29, 2-7 Big West) a 6-5 lead in the fourth, and the teams battled back and forth for the rest of the game.
WOMEN’S GOLFCal Poly in fourth at Big West Championship
Cal Poly junior Caitlin Farley carded an even-par 72 to put the Mustangs in fourth place after the first of three rounds of the Big West Conference Women’s Golf Championship at Tijeras Creek Country Club in Rancho Santa Margarita.
Cal Poly carded a four-person 12-over 300. UC Davis is first at 291, followed by Long Beach State (292) and UC Irvine (297).