Meehan Wins at No. 4 Singles, Gauchos Lose at SDSU, 6-1

SAN DIEGO, Calif.Kiersten Meehan won her match at No. 4 singles and UC Santa Barbara posted a victory at No. 1 doubles, but the visiting Gauchos lost a 6-1 dual match decision to San Diego State on Friday afternoon.

Meehan swept past Roxanne Ellison by a 6-3, 6-3 count at No. 4 in a singles match that was fourth off the court.  The first match off was the No. 6 match where the Aztecs' Kristin Buth defeated UCSB's Erica Cano, 6-3, 6-4.

In doubles, the Gauchos' Jordan Dockendorf and Natalia Lozano topped SDSU's Roxanne and Sierra Ellison, 8-7(4). 

UCSB battled into tiebreaker sets in two other singles matches.  At No. 2, Sofia Novak pushed Emma Cioffi, 3-6, 6-4, 10-5, and at No. 3, April Scatliffe went the distance with Laura Antonana Iriarte, 6-0, 3-6, 14-12.

The Gauchos are now 4-10 overall and will resume Big West play on Sunday when they host Cal State Northridge in a noon match at the Robertson Gymnasium Courts.  UCSB is 2-1 in league play. 

Final Score
San Diego State 6, UC Santa Barbara 1

Doubles
No. 1 – Dockendorf/Lozano (UCSB) def. R. Ellison/S. Ellison (SDSU) – 8-7 (4)
No. 2 – Wais/Aguilar (SDSU) def. Cano/Novak (UCSB) – 8-6
No. 3 – Cioffi/Antonana Iriarte (SDSU) def. Scatliffe/Meehan – 8-3 

Singles
No. 1 – Julia Wais (SDSU) def. Natalia Lozano (UCSB) – 6-3, 6-3
No. 2 – Emma Cioffi (SDSU) def. Sofia Novak (UCSB) – 3-6, 6-4 (5)
No. 3 – Laura Antonana Iriarte (SDSU) def. April Scatliffe (UCSB) – 6-0, 3-6 (12)
No. 4 – Kiersten Meehan (UCSB) def. Roxanne Ellison (SDSU) – 6-3, 6-3
No. 5 – Sierra Ellison (SDSU) def. Jordan Dockendorf (UCSB)  6-3, 6-4
No. 6 – Kristin Buth (SDSU) def. Erica Cano (UCSB) – 6-3, 6-1