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Photo by: Ken Grosse/UCSD Athletics
Krystal Mizuguchi remains a perfect 6-0 at singles this season.
No. 19 UCSD Downs Western New Mexico, 8-1
Release: Wednesday 03/07/2012 
by UCSD

LA JOLLA, Calif. - The UC San Diego women's tennis team went three for three in doubles and won five singles matches against Western New Mexico University Wednesday at Northview Tennis Courts.

The Tritons improved their record to an even 5-5 on the season with the win.

Melissa Breisacher and Jacquelyn Davis captured their second victory of the season at No. 1 doubles, trouncing their opponents, Anna Tiurina and Nikolina Vukadin, 8-0. The Tritons were also victorious by large margins at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles. Melinda Chu and Tara Vanooteghem defeated their opponents, 8-1, and fresh No. 3 doubles pair Laura Wilke and Maiko Hermsmeier also won, 8-2, in their first match of the season.

UCSD also dominated on the singles side, winning five of six matches.

At No. 1, Breisacher went three sets against Anna Tiurina and came out on top by scores of 5-7, 6-3 and 7-6. At No. 2, Chu defeated Nikolina Vukadin in straight sets, 6-3 and 6-2.

"Melissa pulled out a close, tough match at No. 1 singles, and she continues to improve," UCSD head coach Liz LaPlante said.

At the bottom of the singles ladder, Tritons Katie MulloySamantha Yeung and Krystal Mizuguchi won without surrendering a game.

Mizuguchi is a perfect 6-0 in singles this season.

"The team played well today and we rolled through several matches," LaPlante added. "We're expecting a very tough match tomorrow against Barry University."

The match against Barry is set for Thursday at 2 p.m.

No. 19 UCSD 8, Western New Mexico 1
March 7, 2012
Northview Tennis Courts
La Jolla, Calif.

Doubles
Melissa Breisacher/Jacquelyn Davis (UCSD) def. Anna Tiurina/Nikolina Vukadin (WNMU) 8-0
Melinda Chu/Tara Vanooteghem (UCSD) def. Ashley Newell/Doris Berberic (WNMU) 8-1
Laura Wilke/Maiko Hermsmeier (UCSD) def. Davida Aragon/Dena Irvin (WNMU) 8-2

Singles
Melissa Breisacher (UCSD) def. Anna Tiurina (WNMU) 5-7, 6-3, 7-6
Melinda Chu (UCSD) def. Nikolina Vukadin (WNMU) 6-3, 6-2
Ashley Newell (WNMU) def. Tara Vanooteghem (UCSD) 3-6, 6-7(5)
Katie Mulloy (UCSD) def. Doris Berberic (WNMU) 6-0, 6-0
Samantha Yeung (UCSD) def. Davida Aragon (WNMU) 6-0, 6-0
Krystal Mizuguchi (UCSD) def. Dena Irvin (WNMU) 6-0, 6-0

- UCSDtritons.com -

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