Feb. 18, 2008
Irvine, Calif. - The UC Santa Barbara women's tennis team won only one singles and one doubles match against No. 37 UC Irvine losing 6-1 this Sunday at Irvine.
The Gauchos lost the doubles point for the first time this season as UC Irvine took two of three doubles matches to take the early 1-0 lead. Freshman Jill Damion and sophomore Asagi Onaga were defeated by the senior duo of Inna Agababian and Jessica Broadfoot 8-6 in the No. 2 slot. In the No. 3 position senior Brittany Kausen and sophomore Tova Hausman were dropped by juniors Ali Borowicz and Heidi Kaloi of Irvine 9-7.
In singles play, UC Santa Barbara could only muster one win as the No. 37 anteaters dominated the Gauchos taking five out of six matches. The lone victory for the Gauchos came from Asagi Onaga at the No. 4 slot as she beat Jessica Broadfoot 0-6, 7-6, 14-12. Ali Borowicz gave UCI an early 2-0 advantage as she dropped senior Juliette Mutzke 6-0, 6-0 in the No. 6 match. Clare Fermin extended the anteaters lead to 3-0 as she defeated senior Charlotte Scatliffe 6-1, 6-2 in No. 3 singles. Heidi Kaloi clinched the overall victory for UC Irvine as she beat sophomore Tova Hausman 6-2, 6-2 in the No. 5 match.
The Gauchos return to action Friday, February 22nd as they head up north to take on San Jose State. Saturday, February 23rd the Gauchos play at Santa Clara University.
No. 37 UC Irvine 6, UC Santa Barbara 1
No. 1 Becky Bernhard (UCI) def. Marta Simic (UCSB) 6-4, 7-6
No. 2 Inna Agababian (UCI) def. Jill Damion (UCSB) 6-4, 6-7, 14-12
No. 3 Clare Fermin (UCI) def. Charlotte Scatliffe (UCSB) 6-1, 6-2
No. 4 Asagi Onaga (UCSB) def. Jessica Broadfoot (UCI) 0-6, 7-6, 10-8
No. 5 Heidi Kaloi (UCI) def. Tova Hausman (UCSB) 6-2, 6-2
No. 6 Ali Borowicz (UCI) def. Juliette Mutzke (UCSB) 6-0, 6-0
Singles order of finish: 6,3,5,4,1,2
No. 1 Scatliffe/Simic (UCSB) def. Bernhard/Fermin (UCI) 8-4
No. 2 Agababian/Broadfoot (UCI) def. Damion/Onaga (UCSB) 8-6
No. 3 Borowicz/Kaloi (UCI) def. Hausman/Kausen (UCSB) 9-7
Doubles order of finish N/A