February 19, 2012

UCSB Battles Hard But Drops 6-1 Decision at St. Mary's

MORAGA, Calif.Paola Cos won her match at No. 5 singles, but it was not enough as the UC Santa Barbara women's tennis team suffered a 6-1 win at the hands of St. Mary's College on Saturday afternoon. 

The loss drops the Gauchos to 1-5 on the season with all five losses coming away from home.

Cos battled back from one set down to win her match against Catherine Leduc, 6-7, 6-3, 10-6.  Gaucho senior Jordan Dockendorf narrowly missed defeating Carla Lindlar at No. 6, 3-6, 6-3, 10-6.

Playing at No. 4, freshman April Scatliffe battled hard but dropped a 6-4, 6-2 decision to the Gaels' Anna Chkhikvishvili.

UCSB resumes action on Sunday morning when they travel to the City by the Bay to play the University of San Francisco in a match that will start at 11:00 a.m.  The match against USF will be played at Golden Gate Park.

St. Mary's 6, UCSB 1

 Doubles:

  1. Catherine Isip/Elizabeth Searl (SM) def. Natalia Lozano/April Scatliffe(UCSB) 8-4.
  2. Jenny Jullien/Catherine Leduc (SM) def Jordan Dockendorf/Kiersten Meehan (UCSB)  8-3.
  3. Carla Lindlar/Jade Framton (SM) def Erica Cano/Sofia Novak (UCSB) 8-6.

 
Singles:

  1. Catherine Isip (SM) def Natalia Lozano (UCSB) 6-3, 6-2.
  2. Jenny Jullien (SM) def Sofia Novak (UCSB) 6-2 6-0.
  3. Jade Framton (SM) def Kiersten Meehan (UCSB) 6-3, 6-2.
  4. Anna Chkhikvishvili (SM) def April Scatliffe (UCSB) 6-4, 6-2.
  5. Paola Cos (UCSB) def Catherine Leduc (SM) 6-7, 6-3, 10-6.
  6. Carla Lindlar (SM) def Jordan Dockendorf (UCSB) 6-3, 3-6, 6-10.