Photo by: Ken Grosse/UCSD Athletics
Kellie Taylor started singles play off with a win at No. 6
Solid Doubles Play Leads Tritons to 7-2 Win vs. No. 10 Fresno Pacific
Release: Saturday 02/22/2014 

LA JOLLA, Calif.- The 17th-ranked UC San Diego women's tennis team cruised to a 7-2 victory against 10th-ranked Fresno Pacific at Northview Courts Saturday afternoon.

UCSD upped its season mark to 6-4 while FPU fell to 2-3. 

The Tritons started off strong, sweeping all three doubles matches. At No. 1, Paula Chou and Kyra Scott outlasted Petra Jurova and Angelika Sobiecka , 9-8. The No. 2 tilt went to Nava Nowamooz and Shannon Theisen, who downed Alison Carre and Laure-Anne Josso by a score of 8-5. Tara Vanooteghem and Laura Wilke took an 8-4 win against Matilda Ackered and Erin Carlson at No. 3.

In singles play, Chou was victorious at No. 2 and was followed by Nowamooz and Vanooteghem. Kellie Taylor took the No. 6 singles contest with a score of 6-1 and 6-2 against Megan Lee. 

The Sunbirds won the No. 1 and No. 5 singles matches in straight sets. 

The Tritons host Cal State L.A. on Monday, Feb. 24, at 2 p.m. The Golden Eagles are ranked 20th nationally and seventh in the West region. The teams last met in March of 2013 with UCSD taking a 6-3 win in La Jolla.

#17 UC San Diego 7, #10 Fresno Pacific 2
Feb 22, 2014 at La Jolla, CA (Northview Courts)

1. Petra Jurova (FPU) def. Kyra Scott (UCSD) 6-3, 6-3
2. Paula Chou (UCSD) def. Alison Carre (FPU) 6-2, 7-5
3. Nava Nowamooz (UCSD) def. Angelika Sobiecka (FPU) 7-6, 4-6, 10-8
4. Tara Vanooteghem (UCSD) def. Laure-Anne Josso (FPU) 6-1, 7-6 (7-5)
5. Matilda Ackered (FPU) def. Shannon Theisen (UCSD) 6-4, 6-2
6. Kellie Taylor (UCSD) def. Megan Lee (FPU) 6-1, 6-2

1. Paula Chou/Kyra Scott (UCSD) def. Petra Jurova/Angelika Sobiecka (FPU) 9-8 (7-5)
2. Nava Nowamooz/Shannon Theisen(UCSD) def. Alison Carre/Laure-Anne Josso (FPU) 8-5
3. Tara Vanooteghem/Laura Wilke (UCSD) def. Matilda Ackered/Erin Carlson (FPU) 8-4

Fresno Pacific 2-3; National ranking #10; Regional ranking #4
UC San Diego 6-4; National ranking #17; Regional ranking #6
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (6,1,5,4,2,3)


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