UCSB Battles, But Drops Match at Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The UC Santa Barbara women's tennis team lost a 7-0 match to powerful Santa Clara University on Monday afternoon in the Bay Area.

The Gauchos battled hard in most of the singles matches before losing.  
At. No. 3, Kelly Lamble narrowly topped freshman April Scatliffe, 6-3, 4-6, 10-8.  At No. 4, maggie McGeorge narrowly escaped Paola Cos, 6-3, 7-6 (8-6), and at No. 6, Jessiga Agra swept Erica Cano, 6-4, 6-4.

UCSB dropped two of the three doubles matches.  At No. 1 doubles, Jordan Dockendorf and Kiersten Meehan defeated Katie Le and Jessica Agra, 8-6.  The Gauchos lost at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles after that.  At No. 2, Kelly Lamble and Maggie McGeorge escaped Scatliffe and Natalia Lozano, 8-5.  At No. 3, Alexandra Zaniewski and Kacie Wagner dropped Casey Reede and Erica Cano, 8-1.

The Gauchos will travel to nationally-ranked USC on Thursday, Feb. 23 for a match against the Trojans.  UCSB will return home to host Pacific in a Big West match at the Robertson Gymnasium Courts on Saturday, Feb. 25.  The encounter with the Tigers will begin at 11:00 a.m. 

#1 Singles #39 Katie Le (sc) def.  Natalia Lozano (ucsb) 6-3, 6-1
#2 Singles Alexandra Zaniewski (sc) Def. Kiersten Meehan (ucsb) 7-6, 6-3
#3 Singles Kelly Lamble (sc) def. April Scatliffe (ucsb) 6-3, 4-6, 10-6
#4 Singles  Maggie McGeorge (sc) def. Paola Cos (ucsb) 6-3, 7-6 (8-6)
#5 Singles Kacie Wagner (sc) def. Jordan Dockendorf (ucsb) 6-1, 6-4
 #6 Singles Jessica Agra (sc) def. Erica Cano 6-4, 6-4

 #1 Doubles Jordan Dockendorf/ Kiersten Meehan (ucsb) def. Katie Le/Jessica Agra (sc) 8-6

 #2 Doubles Kelly Lamble/Maggie McGeorge (sc) def. April Scatliffe/ Natalia Lozano (ucsb) 8-5

 #3 Doubles  Alexandra Zaniewski/Kacie Wagner (sc) def. Casey Reede/ Erica Cano (ucsb) 8-1


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