Photo by: Ken Grosse/UCSD Athletics
Sophomore Paula Chou won at No. 1 doubles and No. 2 singles Tuesday.
Solid Singles Play Leads Tritons to 6-3 Win Against Point Loma
Release: Tuesday 02/11/2014 

LA JOLLA, Calif. - Strong singles play led the No. 17 UC San Diego women's tennis team to a 6-3 victory against Point Loma Tuesday afternoon at Northview Courts.

Down 2-1 after the doubles portion of the match, UCSD won five of six singles contests to secure the win over the Sea Lions.

The Triton team of Paula Chou and Kyra Scott posted an 8-1 win against Hope Penner and Regina von Koch in the No. 1 doubles match. Point Loma won at No. 2 and No. 3.

UCSD won the No. 1, No. 2, No. 4 and No. 6 singles match-ups in straight sets. Scott defeated Maika Adair in the first spot (6-2, 6-1), Chou downed von Koch at No. 2 (6-2, 6-0), Tara Vanooteghem took the win at No. 4 against Sharon Reibstein (7-5, 6-2) and Kellie Taylor won her No. 6 contest against Kristy Mountain (6-1, 6-3).

Freshman Nava Nowamooz battled for a victory at No. 3 against Penner with scores of 7-6, 2-6, 10-5.

The Sea Lions' lone singles victory came at No. 5.

UC San Diego improved to 2-2 on the season while Point Loma fell to 0-4.

UCSD travels to Hawaii this week for three days, taking on Hawaii Hilo Friday, BYU-Hawaii Saturday and Hawaii Pacific Sunday.

#17 UC San Diego 6, #36 Point Loma 3

Feb 11, 2014 at La Jolla, CA (Northview Tennis Courts)

1. Kyra Scott (UCSD) def. Maika Adair (PLNU) 6-2, 6-1
2. Paula Chou (UCSD) def. Regina von Koch (PLNU) 6-2, 6-0
3. Nava Nowamooz (UCSD) def. Hope Penner (PLNU) 7-6, 2-6, 10-5
4. Tara Vanooteghem (UCSD) def. Sharon Reibstein (PLNU) 7-5, 6-2
5. Preethika Venugopal (PLNU) def. Shannon Theisen (UCSD) 6-2, 6-0
6. Kellie Taylor (UCSD) def. Kirsty Mountain (PLNU) 6-1, 6-3

1. Paula Chou/Kyra Scott (UCSD) def. Hope Penner/Regina von Koch (PLNU) 8-1
2. Maika Adair/Hillary Ramage (PLNU) def. Nava Nowamooz/Shannon Theisen (UCSD) 8-6
3. Sharon Reibstein/Preethika Venugopal (PLNU) def. Tara Vanooteghem/Laura Wilke (UCSD) 8-6

Point Loma 0-4: National ranking #36, Regional ranking #9
UC San Diego 2-2; National ranking #17; Regional ranking #4

Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,1); Singles (1,2,5,4,6,3)


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