USC Women’s Tennis Downs Ivy League opponents Dartmouth, Princeton

Women’s Tennis | March 18, 2023

The USC women’s tennis team recorded back-to-back wins against Ivy League opponents on Saturday, March 18, defeating Dartmouth and Princeton at Marks Stadium.

In the morning, USC defeated Dartmouth 4-0 before later beating Princeton 4-2. With the wins, USC improves to 9-5.

Against Dartmouth, USC relegated to an early 1-0 lead with a double point win after a 6-1 win Naomi Cheong And snow Han in first place and a 7-5 win Eryn Cayetano And Emma Charney in second place.

switch to single action, Isabelle Lee snatched the Trojan’s next point, defeating Lexi Dewire 6-0, 6-1. No. 39 Cayetano secured the next point by defeating Chidimma Okpara 6-0, 6-2 on Center Court to bring the Trojans within a point of victory. McKenna King won the duel for USC, defeating third-place opponent Emily Zhou 6-1, 6-3. Charney, Nathalie Rodilosso And Sloane Morra All were in the lead when play was stopped.

With their victory over Dartmouth, the Trojans broke a three-game losing streak as they attempted to struggle without the presence of top singles No. 4 Maddy Sieg and No. 61 snow Han.

In the afternoon, USC tweaked their doubles lineup, but it was Princeton who emerged victorious with the colon. Sloane Morra And Nathalie Rodilosso also fell 6:3 against their Tiger opponents Naomi Cheong And snow Han who lost 6-4 on Center Court against #33 Frayman/Joyce. Trojan

Nathalie Rodilosso was the first to bring the Trojans onto the board in the afternoon, beating Grace Joyce Senior #39 Eryn Cayetano claimed her second singles win of the day with a 6-0, 6-2 win in second place, defeating Leena Bennetto to put the Trojans ahead. Princeton’s No. 2, Daria Frayman, hit back and beat #61 snow Han 6-0, 6-2 on Center Court. The match was won in fourth place as a Trojan Naomi Cheong defeated Tiger Zoe Howard in true Fight-On fashion, bouncing back from a first-set loss to win 1-6 6-4 6-2.

Next up, the Trojans host Pac-12 Bay rivals Stanford and Cal next Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday, March 25, the Women of Troy celebrate former USC greats on Alumni Day at 12 p.m

Saturday March 18 | Mark’s Tennis Stadium | Los Angeles, California


  1. #33 Daria Frayman/Grace Joyce (Princeton) def. #24 Naomi Cheong/snow Han (USC) – 6-4
  2. #34 Maddy win/Eryn Cayetano (USC) def. Maya Sung/Zoe Howard (Princeton) – 6-2
  3. Neha Velaga/Eva Elbaz (Princeton) defeated. Sloane Morra/Nathalie Rodilosso (USC) – 6-3

Princeton wins the colon.
Order of finishes: 3, 2, 1


  1. #2 Daria Frayman (Princeton) defeated. #61 snow Han (USC) – 6-0, 6-2
  2. #39 Eryn Cayetano (USC) def. Leena Bennetto (Princeton) – 6-0, 6-2
  3. Neha Velaga (Princeton) vs. Emma Charney (USC) – 7-5, 2-6, 4-3 UNF.
  4. Naomi Cheong (USC) def. Zoe Howard (Princeton) – 1-6, 6-4, 6-2*
  5. McKenna King (USC) def. Maya Sung (Princeton) – 6-3, 6-3
  6. Nathalie Rodilosso (USC) def. Grace Joyce (Princeton) – 6-3, 6-1

Order of finishes: 6, 2, 1, 5, 4*

Saturday March 18 | David X Marks Tennis Stadium | Los Angeles, California


1. Naomi Cheong/snow Han (USC) def. Ashley Hess/Chidimma Okpara (DART) – 6-1
2. Eryn Cayetano/Emma Charney (USC) def. Brooke Hess/KaIe Weber (DART) – 7-5
3. Emily Zhou/Lexi Dewire (DART) defeated. Nathalie Rodilosso/McKenna King (USC) – 6-4

USC wins the colon.
Order of finishes: 1, 3, 2


  1. #39 Eryn Cayetano (USC) def. Chidimma Okpara (DART) – 6-0, 6-2
  2. Emma Charney (USC) vs. Ashley Hess (DART) – 6-3, 4-2 UNF.
  3. McKenna King (USC) def. Emily Zhou (DART) – 6-1, 6-3*
  4. Nathalie Rodilosso (USC) vs. KaIe Weber (DART) – 6-0, 5-3 UNF.
  5. Sloane Morra (USC) vs. Ujvala Jupalli (DART) – 6-2, 4-2 UNF.
  6. Isabelle Lee (USC) def. Lexi Dewire (DART) – 6-0, 6-1

Placement order: 6, 1, 3*


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