Photo by: Ken Grosse/UCSD Athletics
Shannon Theisen earned wins at No. 2 doubles and No. 5 singles on Friday in Hawaii.
Tritons Shut Out Hawaii Hilo, 9-0
Release: Friday 02/14/2014 

HOLUA, Hawaii- The No. 17 UC San Diego women's tennis team rolled to a 9-0 blanking of Hawaii Hilo Friday afternoon in its first match of three on the islands.

UCSD improved to 3-2 on the season, while the Vulcans fell to 0-2.

The Tritons won all six singles match-ups in straight sets. At No. 1, Kyra Scott defeated Trixie Croad by scores of 6-0 and 6-0. Paula Chou won at No. 2 against Chelsea Sato, 6-1, 6-0.

Also earning singles victories were Nava Nowamooz, Tara Vanooteghem, Shannon Theisen and Lisa Asai.

Chou and Scott  also represented UCSD at the top doubles spot and turned away Morrisa Kahakui and Rachel Sugiyama, 8-4.

Nowamooz and Theisen were 8-3 winners at No. 2 doubles, while Vanooteghem and Laura Wilke recorded an 8-0 win at No. 3.

The Tritons face a tough test next as they take on BYU-Hawaii, ranked second nationally, on Saturday, Feb. 15, at 11 a.m (PT).

#17 UC San Diego 9, Hawaii Hilo 0
Feb 15, 2014 at Holua, Hawaii

1. Kyra Scott (UCSD) def. Trixie Croad (UHH) 6-0, 6-0
2. Paula Chou (UCSD) def. Chelsea Sato (UHH) 6-1, 6-0
3. Nava Nowamooz (UCSD) def. Rachel Sugiyama (UHH) 6-2, 6-1
4. Tara Vanooteghem (UCSD) def. Morrisa Kahakui (UHH) 6-0, 6-1
5. Shannon Theisen (UCSD) def. Megan Fujitake (UHH) 6-1, 6-1
6. Lisa Asai (UCSD) def. Shanise Kaaikala (UHH) 6-0, 6-0

1. Melissa Breisacher/Kyra Scott (UCSD) def. Elizaveta Ignatova/Mona Piller (CUI) 8-4

2. Nava Nowamooz/Shannon Theisen (UCSD) def. Trixie Croad/Chelsea Sato (UHH) 8-3
3. Tara Vanooteghem/Laura Wilke (UCSD) def. Megan Fujitake/Shanise Kaaikala (UHH) 8-0

UC San Diego 3-2; National ranking #17; Regional ranking #4
Hawaii Hilo 0-2
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (1,5,6,2,4,3)


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