May 10, 1997

    USC Beats University of San Diego, Advances to Finals

    SAN DIEGO - The University of Southern California women's tennis team advanced to the finals of the West Regionals with a 5-1 victory over the University of San Diego Saturday.

    The Trojans won five out of the six singles matches, ending the match before doubles were played.

    The only point USC was not able to secure was at No.1 singles, where Ditta Huber went down in straight sets to the Toreros Zuzana Lesenarova, 6-4, 6-3.

    The Trojans did however, get tough points at the Nos. 1 and 2 spots, winning a pair of three setters. Karolina Balarova and Eva Jimenez won respectively at those positions.

    USC had a slightly easier time at the No.4 spot, where Jacqui Boyd took a 7-6(5), 6-2 decision. Pam Trump and Amber Basica won easily at the Nos. 5 and 6 spots for the Trojans.

    USC advances to meet Pepperdin Sunday in the championship match.

    USC 5, University of San Diego 1

    Results Singles
    No.1 Zuzana Lesenarova (USD) def. Ditta Huber (USC) 6-4, 6-3
    No.2 Karolina Baklarova (USC) def. Brigid Joyce (USD) 6-1, 1-6, 6-3
    No.3 Eva Jimenez (USC) def. Yvonne Doyle (USD) 6-2, 4-6, 6-2
    No.4 Jacqui Boyd (USC) def. Julie Baird (USD) 7-6(5), 6-2
    No.5 Pam Trump (USC) def. Tasha Jackson (USD) 6-3, 6-3
    No.6 Amber Basica (USC) def. Millie Prior (USD) 6-1, 6-4

    Did not play.