April 13, 2008

UCSB Drops Regular Season Finale to Cal Poly, 7-0

April 13, 2008

San Luis Obispo, Calif. -

The UC Santa Barbara women's tennis team played in its final match this past afternoon at Cal Poly, losing to the Mustangs 7-0. The Gauchos conclude the regular season finishing 9-13 overall, and 4-4 in the Big West.

The Gauchos managed only one win in doubles play, as Jill Damion and Asagi Onaga defeated the Mustangs duo of Shannon Brady and Maria Malec 8-5. At the No. 1 doubles slot, No. 52 ranked Brittany Blalock and Steffi Wong came back to edge Marta Simic and Charlotte Scatliffe 9-8, with an 11-9 tiebreaker.

In singles, Cal Poly grabbed all six singles matches. The only match that went to three sets was at No. 4. Diane Filip won the first set 6-3, then Tova Hausman beat Filip 7-5 in the second. Filip outlasted Hausman in the third 11-9.

The Gauchos return to action April 25, at the Big West Tournament in Indian Wells, Calif.

Cal Poly 7, UC Santa Barbara 0

Complete results listed below.

Doubles
Blalock/Wong (CP) def. Simic/Scatliffe (UCSB) 9-8 (11-9)
Damion/Onaga (UCSB) def. Brady/Malec (CP) 8-5
Filip/Markhoff (CP) def. Hausman/Kausen 8-4

Singles
Brittany Blalock (CP) def. Marta Simic (UCSB) 7-6, 6-3
Steffi Wong (CP) def. Jill Damion (UCSB) 7-5, 6-3
Whitney Peterson def. Asagi Onaga (UCSB) 6-3, 6-3
Diane Filip (CP) def. Tova Hausman (UCSB) 6-3, 5-7, 11-9
Amy Markhoff (CP) def. Charlotte Scatliffe (UCSB) 6-3, 6-2
Shannon Brady (CP) def. Brittany Kausen (UCSB) 6-3, 6-3