Photo by: Ken Grosse/UCSD Athletics
Tara Vanooteghem (pictured) secured the lone win for the Tritons at No. 3 doubles with Laura Wilke as her partner.
Tritons Fall 8-1 to No. 2 BYU-Hawaii
Release: Saturday 02/15/2014 

HILO, Hawaii- The No. 17 UC San Diego women's tennis team lost, 8-1, against second-ranked BYU-Hawaii on day two of its three-day trip to the islands.  

UCSD was swept in singles matches and fell in two of three doubles matchups. With the loss, the Tritons are now 3-3 on the season, while the Seasiders remained unbeaten at 6-0.

Tara Vanooteghem and Laura Wilke secured the lone win for the Tritons at No. 3 doubles. The duo defeated Jade Griffin and Alexandra Ulbrichtova, 8-5. At No. 1, Paula Chou and Kyra Scott were defeated, 8-3, and at No. 2, Nava Nowamooz and Shannon Theisen fell, 8-6.

Two Tritons forced three sets in their singles match-ups, with Scott falling 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 at No. 1 and Vanooteghem losing 3-6, 6-0, 6-1 at No. 4.

UCSD wraps up play in Hawaii on Sunday as they face fourth-ranked Hawaii Pacific at 2 p.m (PT).

#2 BYU-Hawaii 8, #17 UC San Diego 1
Feb 15, 2014 at Hilo, HI

1. Nannan Zhang (BYUH) def. Kyra Scott (UCSD) 4-6, 6-4, 6-3
2. Min Liu (BYUH) def. Paula Chou (UCSD) 6-2, 6-3
3. Marietta Tuionetoa (BYUH) def. Nava Nowamooz (UCSD) 6-0, 6-1
4. Marika Kobayashi (BYUH) def. Tara Vanooteghem (UCSD) 3-6, 6-0, 6-1
5. AlexandraUlbrichtova (BYUH) def. Shannon Theisen (UCSD) 6-0, 6-1
6. Kanela Adamson (BYUH) def. Lisa Asai (UCSD) 6-1, 6-2

1. Marietta Tuionetoa/Nannan Zhang (BYUH) def. Paula Chou/Kyra Scott (UCSD) 8-3
2. Kanela Adamson/Min Liu (BYUH) def. Nava Nowamooz/Shannon Theisen (UCSD) 8-6
3. Tara Vanooteghem/Laura Wilke (UCSD) def. Jade Griffin/AlexandraUlbrichtova (BYUH) 8-5

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


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