Lozano Leads Gauchos at ITA Regional in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Natalia Lozano defeated 13th-seeded Alison Ramos of USC to advance to the Round of 16 at the USTA/ITA Regional in San Diego on Friday.  Lozano's run ended when she lost in the Round of 16 to second-seeded McCall Jones of UCLA. 

A senior, Lozano ha an outstanding first two days at the Regional.  She received a bye into the second round where she topped Long Beach State's Julie Luzar, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2.  In the third round she then upset Ramos in a sweep, 6-3, 6-3, before losing to Jones.

Lozano was the only Gaucho to advance in the winners bracket of the tournament, but several UCSB players remain in the consolation bracket.  In fact, fellow Gauchos April Scatliffe and Paola Cos will play each other in Saturday's consolation fourth round.  Jordan Dockendorf also remains in the consolation draw and will play a fourth round match as well.

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011
Singles – Round One
Sofia Novak – UCSB def. Rebecca Faultz – Hawaii, 6-3, 6-2
Kiersten Meehan – UCSB def. Xenia Suworowa – Hawaii, 2-6, 6-3, 7-5

Singles – Round Two
Ariana Colffer – Pepperdine (16) def. Kiersten Meehan – UCSB, 7-6(4), 6-2
Stephanie Hoffpauir – San Diego  (4) def. Sofia Novak – UCSB, 7-5, 6-0
Lacy Smith – Arizona (7) def. Paola Cos – UCSB, 6-0, 6-4
Juliette Corpuz – San Diego (14) def. April Scatliffe – UCSB, 6-1, 6-0
Michellle Brycki – Arizona State (9) def. Jordan Dockendorf – UCSB, 6-4, 6-3
Natalia Lozano – UCSB def. Julie Luzar – Long Beach State, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2

Doubles – Round One
Sofia Novak/Paola Cos – UCSB def. Megan Moore/Tara Panu – Pepperdine, 8-3

Friday, Oct. 21
Singles - Round Three
Natalia Lozano – UCSB def. Alison Ramos – USC (13), 6-3, 6-3 

Singles – Round Four
McCall Jones – UCLA (2) def. Natalia Lozano – UCSB, 6-4, 6-3

Singles – Consolation Round Three
Paola Cos – UCSB def. Roxanne Ellison – San Diego State, 6-0, 7-6
April Scatliffe – UCSB def. Sarah Cantlay – Long Beach State, 7-5, 6-1
Jordan Dockendorf – UCSB def. Megan Moore – Pepperdine, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3

Doubles – Round Two
Alison Ramos/Zoe Scandilis – USC def. April Scatliffe/Kiersten Meehan – UCSB, 8-4
Sabrina Man-Son-Hing/Jennifer Sher – Cal State Northridge (11) – def. Sofia Novak/Paola Cos – UCSB, 8-3
Kaitlyn Christian/Sabrina Santamaria – USC (2) def. Jordan Dockendorf/Natalia Lozano – UCSB, 8-3