Photo by: Ken Grosse/UCSD Athletics
No. 13 UC San Diego Tops No. 29 Point Loma in 5-4 Decision
Release: Wednesday 02/15/2017 

LA JOLLA, Calif. The No. 13 University of California San Diego women's tennis team defeated No. 29 Point Loma 5-4 in a Wednesday afternoon home match. UC San Diego is currently undefeated, sporting a four-game win streak.

The Tritons were 3-3 in singles and 2-1 in doubles matches.

At No.1, Britta Mosser was taken down by #25 Nikki Newell in three frames 4-6, 7-6, 10-4.

The No. 2 and 3 spots did not go the Tritons' way either with Ashley Chao falling to Regina von Koch 6-3, 6-4 and Becky Chou coming up short against Shelby Groeneveld 0-6, 6-2, 6-3.

In contrast, UCSD took victories in the 4, 5 and 6 spots. Jasmine Hosseini won 6-1, 6-0 versus Nicole Camaratta.

Alexandra Weil's 7-5, 7-5 victory over Michelle Torres clinched the win for UC San Diego and Valeria Corral's 6-2, 6-2 win over Taylor McGowan rounded out the singles matches.

In doubles, Mosser and Shannon Theisen fell at No. 1 to the 23rd ranked pair of Newell and von Koch in an 8-4 decision.

Chao and Chou took an 8-1 victory at No. 2 over Torres and Groeneveld. At No. 3, Weil and Madison Hale felled Camaratta and Ellie Gamble, 8-4.

Next, the Tritons take on Stanislaus State on Saturday, Feb. 18. The match will take place at Northview Courts at 11:00 a.m.

#13 UC San Diego 5, #29 Point Loma 4
Feb 15, 2017 at La Jolla, CA (Northview Courts)

Singles competition
1. #25 Nikki Newell (PLNU) def. Britta Mosser (UCSD) 4-6, 7-6, 10-4
2. Regina von Koch (PLNU) def. Ashley Chao (UCSD) 6-3, 6-4
3. Shelby Groeneveld (PLNU) def. Becky Chou (UCSD) 0-6, 6-2, 6-3
4. Jasmine Hosseini (UCSD) def. Nicole Camaratta (PLNU) 6-1, 6-0
5. Alexandra Weil (UCSD) def. Michelle Torres (PLNU) 7-5, 7-5
6. Valeria Corral (UCSD) def. Taylor McGowan (PLNU) 6-2, 6-2

Doubles competition
1. #23 Nikki Newell/Regina von Koch (PLNU) def. Britta Mosser/Shannon Theisen (UCSD) 8-4
2. Ashley Chao/Becky Chou (UCSD) def. Michelle Torres/Shelby Groeneveld (PLNU) 8-1
3. Madison Hale/Alexandra Weil (UCSD) def. Nicole Camaratta/Ellie Gamble (PLNU) 8-4

Match Notes
Point Loma 3-1; National ranking #29; Regional ranking #8
UC San Diego 4-0; National ranking #13; Regional ranking #3
Order of finish: Doubles (2,3,1); Singles (4,6,2,5,3,1)

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