WHITTIER (3-21) – The Banana Slugs started a three match trip to Southern California as they took on Whittier College in Whittier. The Poets won three singles matches in route to a 5-4 win over the Banana Slugs.
Both teams lost their last match. The Banana Slugs lost 7-0 to NCAA Division I member Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in San Luis Obispo on February 20th while the Poets lost 9-0 to St. Lawrence University on Saturday in Whittier.
The Poets won three singles matches, the Banana Slugs won one singles match and two singles matches were defaulted. In the #4 singles match between Amy Leslie of UC Santa Cruz versus Geetha Amarasinghe of Whittier, Amarasinghe defeated Leslie 6-4, 6-0. In the #2 singles match between Zoe Brook of the Banana Slugs and Kindall Yeung of the Poets, Yeung defeated Brook 6-0, 6-0. In the #3 singles match between Ashley Brudzinski of UC Santa Cruz and Jada Henry of Whittier, Henry defeated Brudzinski 7-6 (7-4), 6-2. The tightest singles match of the day was the #1 singles match between Issay Fossett of the Banana Slugs and Gabrielle Etchegaray of the Poets. Etchegaray defeated Fossett 7-6 (11-9), 6-4. The #5 and #6 singles matches were defaulted by Whittier.
Before are the full results:
#1 Singles Gabrielle Etchegaray (WC) def. Issay Fossett (UCSC) 7-6 (11-9), 6-4
#2 Singles Kindall Yeung (WC) def. Zoe Brook (UCSC) 6-0, 6-0
#3 Singles Jada Henry (WC) def. Ashley Brudzinski (UCSC) 7-6 (7-4), 6-2
#4 Singles Amy Leslie (UCSC) def. Geetha Amarasinghe (WC) 6-4, 6-0
#5 Singles Defaulted by Whittier College
#6 Singles Defaulted by Whittier College
#1 Singles Etchegaray/Yeung (WC) def. Brummitt/Fossett (UCSC) 8-3
#2 Singles Amarasinghe/Henry (WC) def. Brook/Matthews (UCSC) 8-1
#3 Singles Defaulted by Whittier College
The Banana Slugs' next match will be Wednesday as they take on NCAA Division II member Azusa Pacific University in Azusa. The first serve is set for 10 am.