LA JOLLA, Calif. - The UC San Diego women's tennis team captured
its fourth win Saturday, defeating Sonoma State, 7-2, at the Northview Tennis Courts. The
Tritons won all three doubles matches, improving their record to 4-5.
Tritons Melissa Breisacher and Jacquelyn Davis set
the tone at No. 1 doubles, beating opponents Megan White and Krista Cole, 8-4. Melinda Chu
and Tara Vanooteghem followed suit at No. 2,
winning by the same margin. At No. 3 doubles Katie Mulloy and Melody Wu
defeated Lauren Ha and Sheena Johnson, 8-3.
UCSD was victorious in four of six singles matches as well. Breisacher got her second
win of the day against Sonoma's Megan White at the No. 1 position, 7-5, 6-3. Farther down
on the singles ladder, Tritons Katie Mulloy, Tara Vanooteghem and Krystal
Mizuguchi were also successful, all beating their opponents in two commanding sets.
"We got our first win of the season at No. 1 doubles, which will hopefully give them
confidence," UCSD head coach Liz LaPlante said. "We have a tough week of
matches coming up."
The Tritons will next face Western New Mexico at home on Mar. 7.
UCSD 7, Sonoma State 2
March 3, 2012
La Jolla, Calif.
Melissa Breisacher/Jacquelyn Davis
(UCSD) def. Megan White/Krista Cole (SSU) 8-4
Vanooteghem (UCSD) def. Stephanie Hoffmire/Brooke McBride (SSU) 8-4
Mulloy/Melody Wu (UCSD) def. Lauren Ha/Sheena
Johnson (SSU) 8-3
Melissa Breisacher (UCSD) def. Megan White
(SSU) 7-5, 6-3
Krista Cole (SSU) def. Melinda Chu (UCSD) 6-1, 7-5
McBride (SSU) def. Samantha Yeung (UCSD) 6-1, 6-4
Mulloy (UCSD) def. Sheena Johnson (SSU) 6-1, 6-0
(UCSD) def. Stephanie Hoffmire (SSU) 6-0, 6-2
(UCSD) def. Lauren Schafer (SSU) 6-1, 6-1
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