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Photo by: Ken Grosse/UCSD Athletics
Tara Vanooteghem (pictured) and Laura Wilke won at No. 3 doubles.
Women's Tennis Defeated at Cal State Fullerton
Release: Wednesday 02/26/2014 
by UCSD

FULLERTON, Calif. – The UC San Diego women's tennis team was shut out, 7-0, by NCAA Division I opponent Cal State Fullerton Wednesday afternoon at Titan Courts.

With its three-match win streak snapped, UCSD fell to 6-5 overall on the season. Cal State Fullerton upped its mark to 3-7.

Cal State Fullerton took the doubles point with wins at No. 1 and No. 2, but the highlight of the match for UC San Diego came in the third spot. Laura Wilke and Tara Vanooteghem continued their strong play by downing Melanie Abella and Megan Sandford, 8-4.

It was the seventh doubles win of the season for Vanooteghem and Wilke, tied for the team lead.

Vanooteghem also put up a fight in her No. 4 singles match, but ended up falling, 7-5, 7-6, against Kalika Slevcove.

Cal State Fullerton won all six singles contests in straight sets.

UCSD, ranked 17th nationally, plays its next six matches in La Jolla, starting with No. 9 Rollins on March 2 (1 p.m.).

Cal State Fullerton 7, #17 UC San Diego 0
Feb 26, 2014 at Fullerton, CA (Titan Tennis Courts)

Singles 
1. Alexis Valenzuela (CSF) def. Kyra Scott (UCSD) 6-4, 6-2
2. Morgan McIntosh (CSF) def. Paula Chou (UCSD) 6-1, 6-2
3. Camille De Leon (CSF) def. Nava Nowamooz (UCSD) 6-4, 6-0
4. Kalika Slevcove (CSF) def. Tara Vanooteghem (UCSD) 7-5, 7-6
5. Jessica Pepa (CSF) def. Shannon Theisen (UCSD) 6-4, 6-0
6. Megan Sandford (CSF) def. Lisa Asai (UCSD) 6-1, 6-2

Doubles 
1. Camille De Leon/Morgan McIntosh (CSF) def. Paula Chou/Kyra Scott (UCSD) 8-3
2. Kalika Slevcove/Alexis Valenzuela (CSF) def. Nava Nowamooz/Shannon Theisen (UCSD) 8-2
3. Tara Vanooteghem/Laura Wilke (UCSD) def. Melanie Abella/Megan Sandford (CSF) 8-4

UC San Diego 6-5; National ranking #17; Regional ranking #6
Cal State Fullerton 3-7
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (6,3,2,1,5,4)

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