Santa Barbara, Calif. - The UC Santa Barbara women's tennis team finished strong by winning nine out of ten singles matches on the third and final day of the second annual Gaucho Classic.
Paola Cos won the "A" flight consolation title with a thrilling 6-3, 0-6, 7-6(5) victory over Tori Parravi of LMU. In other "A" flight singles action the Gauchos got wins from Sofia Novak, April Scatliffe and Kiersten Meehan.
In doubles play Sofia Novak and Paola Cos captured the "A" flight consolation doubles title with an 8-5 win over Alexandra Kovacs and Jessica Parizher of Wyoming.
Jordan Dockendorf and Natalia Lozano fell short in the "A" flight main draw final losing to the Wyoming tandem of Veronica Popovici and Simone Synkova 8-5. Popovici also captured the singles title beating Loyola Marymounts Miya Jin in a very entertaining three-set battle.
"We were very confident we would be successful on day three because our strength and conditioning coaches made sure we would be," said UCSB head coach Pete Kirkwood.
The Gauchos continue fall tournament play at the ITA West Regional Oct. 20-24 in San Diego.
Gaucho Classic Day Three Results Listed Below:
*A- Doubles Final Main Draw:
9am REC: (Uni of Wyo) Popvici/Synkova def (UCSB) Dockendorf/Lozano 8-5
A Doubles Consolation Final:
9am REC: (UCSB) Novak/Cos def (Uni of Wyo) Kovacs/Parizher 8-5
9am REC: (Cal Poly) Webb/Davis def (UCSB) Scatliffe/Meehan 8-5
9am REC: (NAU) Stone.Doballah def (Colorado State) Arnseon/ V. Wajakowska 8-4
*A- Singles Main Final
10am REC: Veronica Popovici def (LMU) Miya Jin 6-4, 4-6, 6-1
A Singles Consolation Final
10am REC: (UCSB) Paola Cos def (LMU) Tory Parravi 6-3, 0-6, 7-6 (5)
10am REC (Uni of Wyo) Parizher def (Colorado State) Arneson 1-6. 7-5, 6-3
10am REC: (UCSB) Sofia Novak def (Cal Poly) Kathryn Webb 1-6, 6-1, 6-2
10am REC: (CSUN) Nigora Sirojiddinova def (NAU) Malia Wahinepio 6-3, 6-4
10am REC: (UCSB) April Scatliffe vs. (Cal Poly) Gabby Gatewood 6-1, 6-2
(UCSB) Kiersten Meehan def (Colorado State) Lauren Mulhern 6-1, 6-2
10am REC: (Uni of Wyo) Simon Synkova def (UCSB) Natalia Lozano 6-2, 6-3
*B- Doubles Main Draw Final:
9am ROB (Uni of Wyo) Nemcova/Gecheva def (NAU) Wahinepio/Vang
B-Doubles Consolation Final
9am ROB (CSUN)Yang/Sirojiddinova def (LMU) Jin/Parravi 8-2
9am ROB (CSUN) Cheung/Simmons def (Colorado State) Shultz/Mulhern 8-2
9am ROB: (Cal Poly) Gatewood/McPike def (UCSB) Reede/Mozolyuk 8-6
*B- Singles Main Draw Final
10am ROB: (Uni of Wyo) Nemocova def (CSUN) Yang 6-2, 6-4
B Singles Consolation Final
10am ROB: (Cal Poly) Jocelyn Davis def (LMU) Elisavewta Pironkovas 6-2, 6-2
10am ROB (UCSB) Erica Cano def (Colorado State) Veronika Wojakowska 6-1, 6-0
10am ROB (Colorado State) Natalie Heffron de (Cal Poly) Ane McPike 6-1, 6-0
10am ROB (UCSB) Stacy Yam 4-1 ret def (Colorado State) Kaley Shultz vs
10am ROB (NAU) Cheung def (Colorado State) V. Wojakowska 6-1. 6-0
10am ROB (Colorado State) Lauren Pick def (CSUN) Sinoway 6-0. 6-0
*9am REC (Colorado State) A. Wojakowsa/Pick def (UCSB) Cano/Yam 8-5
C-Singles-Round Robin Finals
10am STADIUM (UCSB) Jordan Dockendorf def (NAU) Stone 6-3, 6-2
10am STADIUM (Uni of Wyo) Espinola vs (UCSB) Casey Reede 6-4, 6-3
10am STADIUM (UCSB) K. Mozolyuk def (NAU) Vang 6-3, 6-3
10am STADIUM (NAU) Ghizelene Doballah def (CSUN) Simmons 6-2, 6-1