No. 42 Long Beach State Takes 6-1 Win Over No. 56 Aggies

Dahra Zamudio played tough in the final match of the day but lost in three sets
Dahra Zamudio played tough in the final match of the day but lost in three sets

April 15, 2011

Final Stats

DAVIS, Calif. - The No. 56 UC Davis women's tennis team came up short in the battle for the top spot in the Big West, falling 6-1 to No. 42 Long Beach State on Friday at the Marya Welch Tennis Center.

The Aggies came into the match tied with Cal Poly on top of the conference standings with a 6-1 record. The 49ers swept the doubles matches and went on to win five out of six in singles en route to the victory. Long Beach State improved to 16-5 and 6-1 with the win, while UC Davis dropped to 16-5 with a 6-2 mark in league play.

The 49ers started with an 8-0 win at No. 3 doubles, as Sarah Cantlay and Julie Luzar swept Lauren Curry and Dahra Zamudio. Long Beach State also had 8-2 and 8-4 wins in the No. 1 and 2 position, respectively.

Lauren Curry provided the only win of the day for the Aggies, downing Anna Jeczmionka, 6-4, 6-3 at No. 6 singles. UC Davis had strong performances at No. 1 and 3 singles but ultimately fell in three sets. Anais Dallara got past Megan Heneghan, 5-7, 6-1, 6-2 at the No. 1 position, while Deborah Armstrong defeated Dahra Zamudio , 6-7 (4), 6-2, 6-4 in No. 3 singles. The 49ers managed straight set wins at No. 2, 4 and 5 singles to earn the 6-1 victory.

Friday's match was the final Big West match of the regular season for the Aggies, who currently sit in third place in the conference standings. UC Davis will be back in action tomorrow, facing Santa Clara in a 12 p.m. match.

Long Beach State vs. UC Davis
Apr. 15, 2011 at Davis, Calif.
(Marya Welch Tennis Center)

Long Beach State 6, UC Davis 1

1) Anais Dallara, LBSU def. Megan Heneghan, UCD 5-7, 6-1 6-2 

2) Klaudia Malenovska, LBSU def. Kelly Chui, UCD 7-6 (3), 6-4 

3) Deborah Armstrong, LBSU def. Dahra Zamudio, UCD 6-7 (4), 6-2, 6-4 

4) Rachel Manasse LBSU def. Ellie Edles, UCD 6-1, 6-1 

5) Sarah Cantlay LBSU def. Nicole Koehly, UCD 7-5, 6-1
6) Lauren Curry, UCD def. Anna Jeczmionka, LBSU 6-4, 6-3

Order of Finish: (4, 5, 6, 2, 1, 3)

1) Dallara/Malenovska, LBSU def. Heneghan/Chui, UCD 8-2
2) Alawi/Manasse, LBSU def. Edles/Koehly, UCD 8-4
3) Cantlay/Luzar, LBSU def. Curry/Zamudio, UCD 8-0

Order of Finish: (3, 1, 2)