Warriors Top Banana Slugs

Warriors Top Banana Slugs

SANTA CRUZ (3-23) – The Banana Slugs played their third match of a five match homestand as they took on NAIA member Westmont College at East Tennis Courts. The Warriors won all six singles matches and won 8-1.

In their last match, the Banana Slugs lost 6-3 to California Lutheran University in Santa Cruz last Friday while the Warriors won 9-0 over NAIA member William Jessup University in Roseville yesterday.

The Warriors won all six singles matches. In the #1 singles match between Ashley Isaac of UC Santa Cruz and Cade Pierson of Westmont, Pierson defeated Isaac 6-4, 6-1. In the #2 singles match between Isabelle Brown of the Banana Slugs and Isabel Lee of the Warriors, Lee defeated Brown 4-6, 6-2 (10-4). In the #6 singles match between Vivian Lee of UC Santa Cruz and Sidney Lowry of Westmont, Lowry defeated Lee 6-2, 6-3. In the #4 singles match between Sabrina Lieu of the Banana Slugs and Emily Peterson of the Warriors, Peterson defeated Lieu 7-6, 6-4. In the #5 singles match between Ines Pelvang of UC Santa Cruz and Rachal Jackson of Westmont, Jackson defeated Pelvang 6-2, 6-4. The tightest singles match of the day was the #3 singles match between Kayla Manz of the Banana Slugs and Taylor Cheung-Damonte of the Warriors. Cheung-Damonte defeated Manz 6-2, 5-7 (10-3).

The Warriors won two doubles matches while the Banana Slugs won one. Two doubles matches - the #1 doubles match between Brown and Isaac of UC Santa Cruz and Cheung-Damonte and Pierson of California Lutheran and the #2 doubles match between Manz and Pelvang of the Banana Slugs and Lee and Peterson of Warriors – ended with the Warriors' representatives 8-1. The tightest doubles match was the #3 doubles match between Lieu and Recidoro of UC Santa Cruz and Zarina Huber and Jackson of the Warriors. Lieu and Recidoro defeated Huber and Jackson 8-4.

Before are the full results:

#1 Singles        Cade Pierson (WC)                    def.      Ashley Isaac (UCSC)               6-4, 6-1

#2 Singles         Isabel Lee (WC)                       def.      Isabelle Brown (UCSC)           4-6, 6-2, 10-4  

#3 Singles         Taylor Cheung-Damonte (WC)  def.      Kayla Manz (UCSC)                 6-2, 5-7, 10-3

#4 Singles         Emily Peterson (WC)                def.      Sabrina Lieu (UCSC)               7-6, 6-4

#5 Singles         Rachal Jackson (WC)                def.      Ines Pelvang (UCSC)              6-2, 6-4

#6 Singles         Sidney Lowry (WC)                  def.      Vivian Lee (UCSC)                  6-2, 6-3

#1 Doubles       Cheung-Damonte/Pierson (WC) def.      Brown/Isaac (UCSC)               8-1

#2 Doubles       Lee/Peterson (WC)                   def.      Manz/Pelvang (UCSC)             8-1      

#3 Doubles       Lieu/Recidoro (UCSC)               def.      Huber/Jackson (WC)               8-4      

The next match for the Banana Slugs is March 31st as they take on NCAA Division II member Dixie State University in Santa Cruz. First serve is set for 10 am.