SAN RAFAEL (4-1) – The Banana Slugs traveled to San Rafael to take on NCAA Division II member Dominican University. The Penguins won four of the six singles matches that were played and won 6-3.
In their last match, the Banana Slugs lost 6-3 to NAIA member Westmont College in Santa Cruz on Monday while the Penguins won 8-1 over Mills College in Oakland yesterday.
"I was super proud of our seniors for their doubles win today. The played relaxed, creative and fun,and they broke open the floodgates for this to become a close match!" said head coach Amy Jensen.
Zoë Brook said "It was great to see the whole team utilize what we've been learning in practice. All-around a really a good match."
The Penguins won four singles matches while the Banana Slugs won two. In the #3 singles match Kayla Manz of UC Santa Cruz defeated kaitlyn Nguyen 6-2, 6-2. The tightest singles match of the day was the #2 singles match between Ashley Isaac of the Banana Slugs and Skyler Schaar of the Penguins. Isaac defeated Schaar 6-4, 4-6, 11-9.
Before are the full results:
#1 Singles Ashley Isaac (UCSC) def. Skyler Schaar (DUC) 6-4, 4-6, 11-9
#2 Singles Rickimae Torres (DUC) def. Therese Recidoro (UCSC) 6-0, 6-2
#3 Singles Kayla Manz (UCSC) def. Kaitlyn Nguyen (DUC) 6-2, 6-2
#4 Singles Savannah Gray (DUC) def. Savannah Hammick (UCSC) 6-2, 6-4
#5 Singles Alex Wartenberg (DUC) def. Isabelle Brown (UCSC) 6-2, 6-1
#6 Singles Taylor Lim (DUC) def. Savana McDowell (UCSC) 6-1, 6-3
#1 Doubles Schaar/Torres (DUC) def. Isaac/McDowell (UCSC) 8-2
#2 Doubles Nguyen/Wartenberg (DUC) def. Manz/Recidoro (UCSC) 8-5
#3 Doubles Brook/Stoner (UCSC) def. Bermudez/Lim 8-3
UC Santa Cruz's next match is Saturday as they take on California Lutheran in Santa Cruz.