Banana Slugs Sweep Cyclones

Banana Slugs Sweep Cyclones

SANTA CRUZ (2-19) – The Banana Slugs played the final match in a four match homestand as they hosted Mills College. The Banana Slugs won every single match to sweep the Cyclones 9-0.

Both teams lost their last match. The Banana Slugs lost 9-0 to NCAA Division II member Holy Names University on Sunday in Santa Cruz while the Cyclones lost 9-0 to Santa Rosa Junior College yesterday in Oakland.

The Banana Slugs won all six singles matches. Both the #1 singles match (Ashley Brudzinski of UC Santa Cruz versus Christine Wu of Mills) and the #4 singles match (Eva Busiek of the Banana Slugs versus Rebecca Montano of the Cyclones) finished in 6-1, 6-0 scores in favor of the Banana Slugs' representative. Like the #1 and #4 singles matches, the #2 singles match (Stephanie Graziano of UC Santa Cruz versus Gwendolynn Fernstrom of Mills) and the #5 singles match (Amy Leslie of the Banana Slugs versus Jade Escalante of the Cyclones) finished with the same score. The scores of those matches were 6-0, 6-0 in favor of the Banana Slugs' participant. In the #6 singles match between Melanie Waechtler of UC Santa Cruz and Jade Le of Mills, Waechtler defeated Le 6-0, 6-1. The tightest singles match of the day was the #3 singles match between Callie Matthews of UC Santa Cruz and Roxana Farmer of Mills. Matthews defeated Farmer 6-4, 6-2.

The Hawks won all three doubles matches. Both the #1 doubles match (Brudzinski/Graziano of UC Santa Cruz versus Farmer/Fernstrom of Mills) and the #3 doubles match (Leslie/Waechtler of the Banana Slugs versus Le/Montano of the Hawks) ended with each match finishing with an 8-1 score in favor of the UC Santa Cruz representatives. The tightest doubles match was the #2 doubles match between Busiek and Matthews of UC Santa Cruz and Escalante and Wu of Mills. Busiek and Matthews defeated Escalante and Wu 8-3.

Before are the full results:

#1 Singles        Ashley Brudzinski (UCSC)       def.      Christine Wu (MC)                  6-1, 6-0

#2 Singles        Stephanie Graziano (UCSC)    def.      Gwendolynn Fernstrom (MC)   6-0, 6-0

#3 Singles        Callie Matthews (UCSC)          def.      Roxana Farmer (MC)              6-4, 6-2

#4 Singles        Eva Busiek (UCSC)                 def.      Rebecca Montano (MC)           6-1, 6-0

#5 Singles        Amy Leslie (UCSC)                 def.      Jade Escalante (MC)               6-0, 6-0

#6 Singles        Melanie Waechtler (UCSC)      def.      Jade Le (MC)                          6-0, 6-1

#1 Doubles       Brudzinski/Graziano (UCSC)    def.      Farmer/Fernstrom (MC)          8-1

#2 Doubles       Busiek/Matthews (UCSC)        def.      Escalante/Wu (MC)                 8-3

#3 Doubles       Leslie/Waechtler (UCSC)         def.      Le/Montano (MC)                   8-1

The Banana Slugs will have their next match tomorrow as they take on Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in San Luis Obispo.