Photo by: Ken Grosse/UCSD Athletics
Tritons Lose For First Time, 5-2 vs. Division I Georgetown
Release: Sunday 03/05/2017 

LA JOLLA, Calif. - The No. 13 University of California San Diego women's tennis team was defeated for the first time in the regular season by Division I opponent Georgetown, 5-2, Sunday at Northview Courts.

UCSD falls to 9-1 and Georgetown improves to 6-1 on the year.

The Tritons did not see a win in the singles competition until the No. 5 and 6 slots. At five, Alexandra Weil beat Sophia Barnard in three sets, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1. At No. 6, Madison Hale took down Madeline Foley with a score of 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (7-3).

Britta Mosser, Ashley Chao, Becky Chou and Jasmine Hosseini all fell to their respective opponents at the No. 1, 2, 3 and 4 spots.

Mosser was defeated by Victoire Saperstein, 1-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-4). Chao was beaten in a 6-0, 7-6 (7-2) decision by Sara Swift. Chou lost to Cecilia Lynham 6-2, 6-2 and Hosseini brought up the end with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 loss to Drew Spinosa.

The No. 3 spot in doubles belonged to the Tritons as Hale and Weil won their match against Casey Marx and Margaret Psyhogeos.

The No. 1 spot saw Mosser and Shannon Theisen fall to Risa Nakagawa and Saperstein, 6-1 and at No. 2, Chao and Chou were beat by Sydney Goodson and Anna Short 6-2.

Up next, UCSD takes on Emory University on Friday, March 10 at Northview Courts. The match will begin at 2:00 p.m.

Georgetown 5, #13 UC San Diego 2
March 5, 2017 at La Jolla, CA (Northview Courts)

Singles competition

1. Victoire Saperstein (GU) def. Britta Mosser (UCSD) 1-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-4)
2. Sara Swift (GU) def. Ashley Chao (UCSD) 6-0, 7-6 (7-2)
3. Cecilia Lynham (GU) def. Becky Chou (UCSD) 6-2, 6-2
4. Drew Spinosa (GU) def. Jasmine Hosseini (UCSD) 6-4, 7-5
5. Alexandra Weil (UCSD) def. Sophia Barnard (GU) 6-4, 4-6, 6-1
6. Madison Hale (UCSD) def. Madeline Foley (GU) 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (7-3)

Doubles competition
1. Risa Nakagawa/Victoire Saperstein (GU) def. Britta Mosser/Shannon Theisen (UCSD) 6-1
2. Sydney Goodson/Anna Short (GU) def. Ashley Chao/Becky Chou (UCSD) 6-2
3. Madison Hale/Alexandra Weil (UCSD) def. Casey Marx/Margaret Psyhogeos (GU) 6-3

Match Notes
Georgetown 6-1
UC San Diego 9-1; National ranking #13; Regional ranking #3
Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (3,2,4,6,5,1)


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