CSUF tennis will head to the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on Friday to take on Cal State Northridge in the quarterfinals of the Big West Tournament.
Fullerton is fresh off a 4-2 victory on the road against Long Beach State in its most recent match. The win snapped the Titans’ 23-match losing streak against the 49ers.
The Titans finished the regular season with a 19-5 record while going 6-2 in Big West play. They tied with UC Davis for the second-best record in the conference.
However, because the Aggies defeated the Titans on March 28, Fullerton earned the No. 3 seed in the tournament and will take on No. 6 Northridge. This will be the third-consecutive year the Matadors and the Titans face off in the quarterfinals.
Last year, CSUF prevailed over Northridge 4-3 and advanced to the team’s first ever semifinal match. However, in 2016, the Titans fell to the Matadors 4-3 in the quarterfinal match.
The Titans hold a 1-16 all-time record in the tournament quarterfinals.
Northridge’s regular season campaign ended with a 7-11 record while going 3-5 in conference play. The Titans last faced the Matadors in February for their conference opener where they swept Northridge 4-0.
The Titans play the Matadors on Friday at 11 a.m. If Fullerton defeats Northridge, it will advance to the semifinals and play the winner of No. 2 UC Davis and No. 7 Cal Poly at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday.