No. 65 UC Davis Downs No. 64 UC Santa Barbara

Kelly Chui won in her doubles match and had the clinching win in singles
Kelly Chui won in her doubles match and had the clinching win in singles

April 9, 2011

Final Stats

DAVIS, Calif. - The No. 65 UC Davis women's tennis team defeated its second ranked opponent of the season, downing conference foe No. 64 UC Santa Barbara 5-2 on Saturday at the Marya Welch Tennis Center.

After losing the doubles point the Aggies responded with five straight wins in singles, winning every match in straight sets. With the win, UC Davis improved to 15-4 on the season with a 5-1 mark in Big West play. The Gauchos dropped to 11-8 overall and 4-2 in conference competition. All of the losses for the Aggies this season have come against ranked opponents.

Megan Henegha and Kelly Chui cruised to an 8-0 win at No. 1 singles, defeating the team of Lozano/Dockendorf. UC Santa Barbara turned around for a pair of 8-3 wins at No. 2 and 3 doubles however, talking the doubles point for a 1-0 advantage.

Heneghan continued to set the tone at No. 1 singles, taking a 6-1, 6-3 win over Natalia Lozano for the first singles win. Ellie Edles got past Paolo Cos at No. 4 singles with a 6-4, 6-4 victory. Nicole Koehly followed suit by defeating Jordan Dockendorf at the No. 5 position, 6-3, 6-2. Chui provided the clinching win a 6-3, 6-2 defeat of Jill Damion at No. 3 singles. Lauren Curry rounded out the singles wins for the Aggies with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Kiersten Meehan at the No. 6 position.

UC Davis will continue with Big West competition tomorrow, playing host to UC Riverside at 11 a.m.

UC Santa Barbara vs. UC Davis
Apr. 9, 2011 at Davis, Calif.
(Marya Welch Tennis Center)

UC Davis 5, UC Santa Barbara 2

#1:  Megan Heneghan (UCD) def. Natalia Lozano (UCSB) 6-1, 6-3
#2:  Sofia Novak (UCSB) def. Dahra Zamudio (UCD) 6-3, 4-6, (10-6)
#3:  Kelly Chui (UCD) def. Jill Damion (UCSB) 6-3, 6-2
#4:  Ellie Edles (UCD) def. Paolo Cos (UCSB) 6-4, 6-4
#5:  Nicole Koehly (UCD) def. Jordan Dockendorf (UCSB) 6-3, 6-2
#6:  Lauren Curry (UCD) def. Kiersten Meehan (UCSB) 6-3, 6-4

order of finish:  1, 4, 5, 3**, 2, 6

#1:  Heneghan/Chui (UCD) def. Lozano/Dockendorf (UCSB)  8-0
#2:  Novak/Murphy (UCSB) def. Edles/Koehly (UCD) 8-3
#3:  Meehan/Damion (UCSB) def. Zamudio/Curry (UCD) 8-3

order of finish:  1, 3, 2*