Women's tennis plays hard in 6-3 loss to Dominican

Women's tennis plays hard in 6-3 loss to Dominican

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.

The Penguins won two doubles matches while in the #2 doubles match, the duo of Zoë Brook and Claire Stoner from UC Santa Cruz won 8-3.

"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.