Photo by: Ken Grosse/UCSD Athletics
Lisa Asai won at No. 6 singles to improve to 3-1 this season.
Tritons Shut Out Whittier, 9-0
Release: Friday 02/21/2014 

LA JOLLA, Calif. - The 17th-ranked UC San Diego women's tennis team posted a dominating 9-0 victory against Whittier Friday afternoon at Northview Tennis Courts.

With the win, UCSD improved to 4-4 while Whittier dropped to 1-2.

The Tritons won all six singles match-ups against the Poets in straight sets.

Sophomore Kyra Scott was a winner at the top of both ladders. In No. 1 singles, she defeated Meagan Zamilpa, 6-0 and 3-0. She also teamed with sophomore Paula Chou at No. 1 doubles to take a commanding 8-2 win against Adrienne Hamada and Zamilpa.

Chou was victorious in her No. 2 singles match, downing Hamada 6-1, 6-0. Freshman Nava Nowamooz won at No. 3 singles, senior Tara Vanooteghem came out on top in the No. 4 tilt, freshman Shannon Theisen won at No. 5 and sophomore Lisa Asai took the No. 6 match.

The duo of Nowamooz and Theisen defeated Gabi Etchegaray and Liliana Serylo at No. 2 doubles, 8-4. At No. 3, Vanooteghem and Laura Wilke posted an 9-7 victory against Alexis Agustin and Benay Weintraub.

UCSD hosts 10th-ranked Fresno Pacific on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 11 a.m.

#17 UC San Diego 9, Whittier 0
Feb 21, 2014 at La Jolla, CA (Northview Courts)

1. Kyra Scott (UCSD) def. Meagan Zamilpa (WC) 6-0, 3-0, retired
2. Paula Chou (UCSD) def. Adrienne Hamada (WC) 6-1, 6-0
3. Nava Nowamooz (UCSD) def. Gabi Etchegaray (WC) 6-0, 7-5
4. Tara Vanooteghem (UCSD) def. Liliana Serylo (WC) 6-0, 6-1
5. Shannon Theisen (UCSD) def. Benay Weintraub (WC) 6-4, 6-3
6. Lisa Asai (UCSD) def. Alexis Agustin (WC) 7-6, 6-3

1. Paula Chou/Kyra Scott (UCSD) def. Adrienne Hamada/Meagan Zamilpa (WC) 8-2
2. Nava Nowamooz/Shannon Theisen (UCSD) def. Gabi Etchegaray/Liliana Serylo (WC) 8-4
3. Tara Vanooteghem/Laura Wilke (UCSD) def. Alexis Agustin/Benay Weintraub (WC) 9-7

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


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