LA JOLLA, Calif. - The No. 17 UC San Diego women's tennis team fell to No. 10 Florida Southern, 7-2, at Northview Courts Monday.
FSC, which improved to 4-2 with the win, swept the three doubles matches and came out on top in four of the six singles contests. UCSD fell to 6-7 on the season.
The Tritons picked up wins at No. 1 and No. 4 singles. Kyra Scott took her match with Magda Riutort to a tiebreaker, winning by scores of 6-1, 3-6, 10-6. Tara Vanooteghem put up a battle at the No. 4 spot against Dominique Friedrichs, taking the victory for the Tritons, 6-1, 2-6, 10-4.
Paula Chou and Scott represented UCSD at No. 1 doubles and fell, 8-5, to Sabine Goge and Riutort.
In the midst of a six-match homestand, the Tritons host Barry on Tuesday, March 4, at 2 p.m. Out of Miami Shores, Fla., Barry is ranked third nationally. The teams last met in 2012 when the Buccaneers took an 8-1 win in La Jolla.
#10 Florida Southern 7, #17 UC San Diego 2
March 3, 2014 at La Jolla, CA (Northview Courts)
1. Kyra Scott (UCSD) def. Magda Riutort (FSC) 6-1, 3-6, 10-6
2. Sabine Goge (FSC) def. Paula Chou (UCSD) 6-1, 6-2
3. Joalis Dominguez (FSC) def. Nava Nowamooz (UCSD) 6-2, 6-1
4. Tara Vanooteghem (UCSD) def. Dominique Friedrichs (FSC) 6-1, 2-6, 10-4
5. Laura Wichmann (FSC) def. Shannon Theisen (UCSD) 7-5, 6-0
6. Victoria Spagnuolo (FSC) def. Lisa Asai (UCSD) 6-2, 6-3
1. Sabine Goge/Magda Riutort (FSC) def. Paula Chou/Kyra Scott (UCSD) 8-5
2. Dominique Friedrichs/Olivia Spagnuolo (FSC) def. Nava Nowamooz/Shannon Theisen (UCSD) 8-4
3. Joalis Dominguez/Laura Wichmann (FSC) def. Tara Vanooteghem/Laura Wilke (UCSD) 8-1
Florida Southern 4-2; National ranking #10
UC San Diego 6-7; National ranking #17; Regional ranking #6
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (3,2,4,6,5,1)