SANTA CRUZ (2-14) – The Banana Slugs played their second consecutive NCAA Division II member as they took on Holy Names University. The Hawks won every single match as the Hawks won 9-0.
Both teams lost their last match. The Banana Slugs lost 9-0 to NCAA Division II #23 Sonoma State University last Saturday in Santa Cruz while the Hawks lost 6-3 to Stanislaus State University on Friday in Turlock.
The Hawks won all six singles matches. In the #1 singles match between Sylvia Brummitt of UC Santa Cruz and Chelsea Smithback of Holy Names, Smithback defeated Brummitt 6-0, 6-3. In the #3 singles match between Ashley Brudzinski of the Banana Slugs and Rutendo Gwaze of the Hawks, Gwaze defeated Brudzinski 6-0, 6-2. In the #4 singles match between Stephanie Graziano of UC Santa Cruz and Julia Golub of Holy Names, Golub won 6-2, 6-0. In the #5 singles match between Amy Leslie of the Banana Slugs and Mariel Bautista of the Hawks, Bautista won 6-0, 6-0. In the #6 singles match between Melanie Waechtler of UC Santa Cruz and Taylor Barajas of Holy Names, Barajas defeated Waechtler 6-1, 6-0. The tightest singles match of the day was the #2 singles match between Stella Dominik of Holy Names and Zoe Brook of UC Santa Cruz. Dominik defeated Brook 6-2, 7-6.
Before are the full results:
#1 Singles Chelsea Smithback (HNU) def. Sylvia Brummitt (UCSC) 6-0, 6-3
#2 Singles Stella Dominik (HNU) def. Zoe Brook (UCSC) 6-2, 7-6
#3 Singles Rutendo Gwaze (HNU) def. Ashley Brudzinski (UCSC) 6-0, 6-2
#4 Singles Julia Golub (HNU) def. Stephanie Graziano (UCSC) 6-2, 6-0
#5 Singles Mariel Bautista (HNU) def. Amy Leslie (UCSC) 6-0, 6-0
#6 Singles Taylor Barajas (HNU) def. Melanie Waechtler (UCSC) 6-1, 6-0
#1 Doubles Dominik/Vieira (HNU) def. Brook/Brummitt (UCSC) 8-3
#2 Doubles Gwaze/Smithback (HNU) def. Brudzinski/Graziano (UCSC) 8-1
#3 Doubles Barajas/Bautista (HNU) def. Leslie/Waechtler (UCSC) 8-1
The Banana Slugs will have their next match Friday as they take on Mills College in Santa Cruz. The first serve is set for 3 pm.