Aggies secure the win over Sacramento State

April 21, 2018

DAVIS, Calif. -- The UC Davis women's tennis team rounds out their home finale on a high note after winning their dual against Sacramento State's team, 4-3, at the Marya Welch Tennis Center on Saturday morning.

Leading into the Big West Conference Championships, UC Davis concludes their regular season with a 15-6 overall record.

Starting the day off with doubles play, the Aggies went on to secure the doubles point early on with their wins at the No. 1 and No. 2 position. Representing the home team at the No. 1 spot was UC Davis partners Kristy Jorgensen and Kelsie Bryant, who defeated their opponents 6-3, while Aggie team of Kristina Breisacher and Lani-Rae Green officially clinched the doubles point after their No. 2 doubles win over Sacramento State's Maria Gonzalez and Shamika Dhar, 6-2.

Green and Nikita Pradeep brought the Aggies to a three-point lead after garnering straight-set wins over the Hornet's Sofi Wicker and Jenna Dorian, respectively; however, the visiting team pushed through to secure the next two singles match wins at the No. 2 and No 1 position to bring the match to a 3-2 score. 

Although Sacramento State's team went on to secure a No. 6 singles win, which brought their final team score to three, freshman Sara Tsukamoto clinched the team's fourth team point beforehand after her three-set win at the No. 5 position.

The UC Davis women's tennis team returns to action next Thursday to kick off their Big West Conference Championships campaign at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

UC Davis (15-6) hosts Sacramento State (10-12)
Sat., Apr. 21, 2018 at Davis, Calif. (Marya Welch Tennis Center)

FINAL SCORE: UC Davis 4, Sacramento State 3

1. Kristy Jorgensen / Kelsie Bryant (UCD) def. Carolina Chernyetsky/Jenna Dorian (SAC), 6-3
2. Kristina Breisacher / Lani-Rae Green (UCD) def. Maria Gonzalez/Shamika Dhar (SAC), 6-2
3. Shirley Hall / Sara Tsukamoto (UCD) vs. Ana Loaiza Esquivias/Sofi Wicker (SAC), 5-3, unfinishe

Order of Finish: 1, 2*

1. Ana Loaiza Esquivias (SAC) def. Kristy Jorgensen (UCD), 6-7(4), 6-4, 6-4
2. Maria Gonzalez (SAC) def. Kristina Breisacher (UCD), 6-2, 6-3
3. Lani-Rae Green (UCD) def. Sofi Wicker (SAC), 6-1, 6-2
4. Nikita Pradeep (UCD) def. Jenna Dorian (SAC), 6-4, 6-3
5. Sara Tsukamoto (UCD0 def. Carolina Chernyetsky (SAC), 3-6, 7-6(3), 6-3
6. Shamika Dhar (SAC) def. Isabella von Ebbe (UCD) ,3-6, 6-3, 6-4

Order of Finish: 3, 4, 2, 1, 5*, 6

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