Pioneers Top Banana Slugs 8-1

WHITTIER, CA -- The Banana Slugs played their third match in Whittier as they took on Lewis and Clark College. The Pioneers won all six singles matches and defeated the Banana Slugs 8-1. 

In their last match, the Banana Slugs lost to Rensselaer Polytechnic 6-3 yesterday while the Pioneers won 9-0 over Willamette University in Salem last Sunday. 

The Pioneers won all six singles matches. The tightest matches were the #1 singles match between Summer Garrison of Lewis and Clark and Courtney Lymburner of UC Santa Cruz and the #2 singles match between Soph Lundeberg of UC Santa Cruz and Aurora Garrison of Lewis and Clark. Summer Garrison defeated Lymburner 6-4, 6-2 and Aurora Garrison defeated Lundeberg 6-2, 6-4. In the #3 singles match, Claudia Lew of the Pioneers defeated Sylvia Brummitt of the Banana Slugs 6-1, 6-2. In the #4 singles match, Glenna Gee-Taylor of Lewis and Clark defeated Islay Fossett of UC Santa Cruz 6-4, 6-0. In the #5 singles match, Christine Eliazo of the Pioneers defeated Zoe Brook of the Banana Slugs 6-1, 6-0. In the #6 singles match, Natalie Kelly of Lewis and Clark defeated Stephanie Graziano of UC Santa Cruz 6-1, 6-1.

Lewis and Clark won two doubles matches while UC Santa Cruz won one match. In the #1 doubles match, which was the tightest doubles match, the Banana Slugs' team of Katy Collins and Lymburner defeated the Pioneers' team of Summer Garrison and Lew 8-6. In the #2 doubles match, the Pioneers' team of Eliazo and Aurora Garrison defeated Brummitt and Fossett of UC Santa Cruz 8-5. In the #3 doubles match, Kelly and Gillian Lowe of the Pioneers defeated Lundeberg and Zoe Middleton-Brook of the Banana Slugs 8-4. 

Before are the full results:

#1 Singles         Summer Garrison (LC)             def.      Courtney Lymburner (UCSC)   6-4, 6-2

#2 Singles         Aurora Garrison (LC)               def.      Soph Lundeberg (UCSC)           6-2, 6-4

#3 Singles         Claudia Lew (LC)                     def.      Sylvia Brummitt (UCSC)          6-1, 6-2

#4 Singles         Glenna Gee-Taylor (LC)          def.      Islay Fossett (UCSC)                6-4, 6-0

#5 Singles         Christine Eliazo (LC)               def.      Zoe Middleton-Brook (UCSC)  6-1, 6-0

#6 Singles         Natalie Kelly (LC)                   def.      Stephanie Graziano (UCSC)      6-1, 6-1

#1 Doubles       Collins/Lymburner (UCSC)       def.      S. Garrison/Lew (LC)                8-6

#2 Doubles       Eliazo/A. Garrison (LC)             def.      Brummitt /Fossett (UCSC)       8-5

#3 Doubles       Kelly/Lowe (LC)                      def.      Lundeberg /M.-Brook (UCSC)  8-4 

The Banana Slugs will have their next match tomorrow as they take on University of La Verne in Claremont at Claremont Club. The first serve is set for 12:30 pm.