Warriors Sweep Banana Slugs

Warriors Sweep Banana Slugs

SANTA CRUZ (4-2) – The Banana Slugs played took a break from their travels around California as they came home to take on NCAA Division II opponent Stanislaus State University. The Warriors won ever single match to win the overall match 9-0.

In their last match. the Banana Slugs lost 6-3 to Occidental College in Los Angeles on March 24th while the Warriors defeated Metropolitan State University of Denver 5-4 in Denver on Thursday.

The Warriors won all six singles matches. Both the #4 singles match (Ashley Brudzinski of UC Santa Cruz versus Lamella Belgica of Stanislaus State) and the #5 singles match (Amy Leslie of the Banana Slugs versus Analyssa Tallas of the Warriors) both finished with 6-0, 6-1 scores in favor of the Stanislaus State participant. In the #2 singles match between Islay Fossett of UC Santa Cruz and J'Ana Diamond of Stanislaus State, Diamond won 6-2, 6-0. In the #3 singles match between Zoe Brook of the Banana Slugs and Ebone Qualls of the Warriors, Qualls defeated Brook 6-3, 6-0. In the #6 singles match between Callie Matthews of UC Santa Cruz and Sarah Cardenas of Stanislaus State, Cardenas defeated Matthews 6-1, 6-0. The tightest singles match of the day was the #1 singles match between Sylvia Brummitt of the Banana Slugs and Cassidy Ferrell of the Warriors. Ferrell defeated Brummitt 6-1, 6-1.

The Warriors won all three doubles matches. Both the #2 doubles match (Brummitt and Fossett of UC Santa Cruz vs. Diamond and Ferrell of Stanislaus State) and the #3 doubles match (Matthews and Melanie Waechtler of the Banana Slugs vs. Belgica and Cardenas of the Warriors) both finished with 8-1 scores in the favor of the Warriors' competitors.

The tightest doubles match was the #1 doubles match between Brummitt and Fossett of UC Santa Cruz and Diamond and Ferrell of Stanislaus State. Diamond and Ferrell defeated Brummitt and Fossett 8-6.

Before are the full results:

#1 Singles         Cassidy Ferrell (SSU)             def.      Sylvia Brummitt (UCSC)           6-1, 6-1

#2 Singles        J'Ana Diamond (SSU)              def.      Islay Fossett (UCSC)                6-2, 6-0

#3 Singles        Ebone Qualls (SSU)                 def.      Zoe Brook (UCSC)                   6-3, 6-0

#4 Singles        Lamella Belgica (SSU)             def.      Ashley Brudzinski (UCSC)         6-0, 6-1

#5 Singles        Analyssa Tallas (SSU)              def.      Amy Leslie (UCSC)                  6-0, 6-1

#6 Singles        Sarah Cardenas (SSU)             def.      Callie Matthews (UCSC)           6-1, 6-0

#1 Doubles       Diamon/Ferrell (SSU)              def.      Brummitt/Fossett (UCSC)         8-6

#2 Doubles       Tallas/Qualls (SSU)                 def.      Brook/Brudzinski (UCSC)         8-1

#3 Doubles       Belgica/Cardenas (SSU)           def.      Matthews/Waechtler (UCSC)    8-1

The Banana Slugs' next match will be next Saturday as they take on NCAA Division II member Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park. The first serve is set for noon.