April 15, 2005
DAVIS, Calif. - The Pacific Tigers captured all three doubles matches then took the top five singles as they defeated UC Davis 6-1 in a women's tennis match Friday afternoon at the Marya Welch Tennis Center.
With the loss the Aggies fall to 4-15 on the season.
The Tigers took the top two doubles matches by identical 8-1 scores as Vana Mrazovic and Katharina Heil defeated Ally Muller and Robin Guier at the top spot. At No.2, Anja Herrmann and Katharina Trumpf posted the victory over the Aggie pair of Amanda Wise and Kaitlin Callan to clinch the opening doubles point. At No.3 doubles, the Aggie team of Ashley Lehman and Audrey Wingo fought hard, but came out on the short end of an 8-6 decision against Lizzy Kenfield and Natalia Kostenko.
In singles play pacific clinched the victory by taking the top four matches in straight sets. Mrazovic defeated Muller 6-1, 6-1 at No.1 while Kostenko earned a 6-0, 6-3 win over Guier at No.2. Wingo played a close first set against Heil at No.3, but the tiger senior pulled away in the second for a 6-4, 6-1 victory while Trumpf defeated Callan, 6-2, 6-0.
The Aggies earned their only point of the day at No.6 when Pacific was forced to default the match before it even began. At No.5, Aggie sophomore Yuka Otaka captured a 6-4 opening first set, but Herrmann rallied to take the second 6-2, then won a super tiebreaker 10-6 for the third set. The super tiebreaker was played with the team victory already having been clinched.
The Aggies close out their home season Saturday morning when they host UC Santa Barbara at the Marya Welch Tennis Center. Matchtime is set for 10 a.m.
UC DAVIS WOMEN'S TENNIS
Pacific 6 def. UC Davis 1
April 15, 2005
No.1 Vana Mrazovic (P) def. Ally Muller (UCD) 6-1, 6-1
No.2 Natalia Kostenko (P) def. Robin Guier (UCD) 6-0, 6-3
No.3 Katharina Heil (P) def. Audrey Wingo (UCD) 6-4, 6-1
No.4 Katharina Trumpf (P) def. Kaitlin Callan (UCD) 6-2, 6-0
No.5 Anja Herrmann (P) def. Yuka Otaka (UCD) 4-6, 6-2, (10-6)
No.6 UC Davis won by forfeit
No.1 Mrazovic/Heil (P) def. Muller/Guier (UCD) 8-1
No.2 Herrmann/Trumpf (P) def. Amanda Wise / Callan (UCD) 8-1
No.3 Kostenko/Lizzy Kenfield (P) def. Wingo / Ashley Lehman (UCD) 8-6