The Riverside City College women's tennis team took to Orange Empire Conference (OEC) action for its opener against the Fullerton College Hornets at home on Thursday. Riverside cruised to a victory after working towards a 7-2 victory.
Sophomore Ellia Rosado (Riverside, CA) continued to pace the Tigers as the top singles player. She worked to defeated Fullerton's number one in two sets by the final score of 6-3, 6-1. Sophomore Autumn Keay (Running Springs, CA) followed at the number three and took home a win by the final count of 6-7 (9), 6-3, 10-6. Freshman Mikahela Kahler (San Bernardino, CA) earned a two-set victory at the five spot with a score of 6-1, 6-3.
Rosado and Kahler hauled in a tight doubles match as the number two pair by the final score of 9-8 (8), while freshman Jolene Beaulieu (Riverside, CA) and Keary earned an 8-4 win at the number three doubles slot.
The Tigers (6-1, 1-0 OEC) continues action today at 2 p.m. against Glendale in non-conference action.