LA JOLLA, Calif. - The 17th-ranked UC San Diego women's tennis team wrapped up its regular season on a high note Thursday, defeating Sonoma State, 7-2, at the Northview Tennis Courts.
UCSD swept the doubles matches and won four of the six singles contests to improve to 10-8 on the year. SSU dropped to 11-9.
Senior Cindy Dao won both of her matches for the Tritons. She partnered with sophomore Jacquelyn Davis in the No. 2 doubles match to defeat Sonoma's Dana Carollo and Haley Hickock, 8-6. She later downed Anastasia Eliseeva, 6-1 and 6-0, at No. 2 singles.
Senior Taskeen Bains and freshman Haley Perrotte won the No. 1 doubles match over Eliseeva and Megan White, 8-0. Senior Roxanna Pourmirzaie and junior Samantha Yeung completed the doubles sweep, downing Stephanie Hoffmire and Brooke McBride, 8-4.
Perrotte, Yeung and Davis were also double winners. Perrotte defeated White in three sets at No. 3 singles, 6-1, 6-7 and 10-6. Yeung was victorious in her No. 4 singles tilt, beating Hoffmire in straight sets, 6-0 and 6-2. At No. 6, Davis didn't give up a game, blanking Katya Welborn, 6-0, 6-0.
The Tritons will wait to see if they rank high enough in the West Region to earn a spot at the NCAA Regionals in early May.
1. Dana Carollo (SSU) def. Taskeen Bains (UCSD) 0-6, 6-2, 10-7
2. Cindy Dao (UCSD) def. Anastasia Eliseeva (SSU) 6-1, 6-0
3. Haley Perrotte (UCSD) def. Megan White (SSU) 6-1, 6-7, 10-6
4. Samantha Yeung (UCSD) def. Stephanie Hoffmire (SSU) 6-0, 6-2
5. Brooke McBride (SSU) def. Roxanna Pourmirzaie (UCSD) 6-3, 6-4
6. Jacquelyn Davis (UCSD) def. Katya Welborn (SSU) 6-0, 6-0
1. Bains/Perrotte (UCSD) def. Eliseeva/White (SSU) 8-0
2. Dao/Davis (UCSD) def. Haley Hickock/Carollo (SSU) 8-6
3. Pourmirzaie/Yeung (UCSD) def. Hoffmire/McBride (SSU) 8-4
No. 17 UCSD 7, Sonoma State 2
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