Penguins Freeze Banana Slugs

Penguins Freeze Banana Slugs

SAN RAFAEL (2-18) – The Banana Slugs played their first road match of the season as they took on NCAA Division II member Dominican University in San Rafael. The Penguins won all six singles matches and won 8-1.

Both teams lost their last match. The Banana Slugs are coming off a 9-0 loss to NAIA member Arizona Christian University in Santa Cruz on February 4th while the Penguins lost 9-0 to Academy of Art University in San Rafael last Saturday.

The Penguins won all six singles matches. Two matches – the #2 singles match between Ashley Brudzinski of the Banana Slugs and Brooke Briseño of the Penguins and the #6 singles match between Danielle Aparicio of UC Santa Cruz and Lauren Gollnick of Dominican – finished with the Penguins' representative winning 6-1, 6-1. In the #3 singles match between Vera Smekalina of the Banana Slugs and Rickimae Torres of the Penguins, Torres defeated Smekalina 6-1, 6-2. In the #4 singles match between Zoe Brook of UC Santa Cruz and Solveig Karlsen of Dominican, Karlsen defeated Brook 6-1, 6-0. 0In the #5 singles match between Nora Rothe of the Penguins and Cori Beeby of the Banana Slugs, Kelley defeated Aparicio 6-1, 6-0. The tightest singles match of the day was the #1 singles match between Sylvia Brummitt of UC Santa Cruz and Skyler Schaar of Dominican. Schaar defeated Brummitt 6-4, 6-3.

The Penguins won two doubles matches while the Banana Slugs won one. In the #1 doubles match between Smekalina and Stone of UC Santa Cruz and Briseño and Schaar of Dominican, Briseño and Schaar defeated Smekalina and Stoner 8-2. In the #2 doubles match between Brook and Brudzinski of the Banana Slugs and Torres and Wartenberg of the Penguins, Torres and Wartenberg defeated Brook and Brudzinski 8-1. The tightest doubles match was the #3 doubles match between Matthews and Rothe of UC Santa Cruz and Beeby and Gollnick of Dominican. Matthews and Rothe defeated Beeby and Gollnick 8-5.  

Before are the full results:

#1 Singles        Skyler Schaar (DUC)                def.      Sylvia Brummitt (UCSC)         6-4, 6-3

#2 Singles         Brooke Briseño (DUC)             def.      Ashley Brudzinski (UCSC)       6-1, 6-1

#3 Singles         Rickimae Torres (DUC)            def.      Vera Smekalina (UCSC)         6-1, 6-2

#4 Singles         Solveig Karlsen (DUC)             def.      Zoe Brook (UCSC)                 6-1, 6-0

#5 Singles         Cori Beeby (DUC)                   def.      Nora Rothe (UCSC)                6-2, 6-1

#6 Singles         Lauren Gollnick (DUC)            def.      Danielle Aparicio (UCSC)         6-1, 6-1

#1 Doubles       Briseño/Schaar (DUC)              def.      Smekalina/Stoner (UCSC)      8-2

#2 Doubles       Torres/Wartenberg (DUC)        def.      Brook/Brudzinski (UCSC)        8-1

#3 Doubles       Matthews/Rothe (UCSC)          def.      Beeby/Gollnick (DUC)             8-5

The Banana Slugs' next match is tomorrow as they take on Santa Rosa Junior College in Santa Cruz.