No. 65 Gauchos to Host CSUN on Friday

UC Santa Barbara Gauchos (Photo by Tony Mastres)
UC Santa Barbara Gauchos (Photo by Tony Mastres)

SANTA BARBARA, Calif.- The No. 65 UC Santa Barbara will host the Cal State Northridge Matadors on Friday at 2:30 PM.

The Gauchos have won eight of their last ten matches, and Palina Dubavets will be playing her first match since being named Big West Player of the Week.

Mickey Hsu is 8-6 at the number one singles spot for the Matadors and is tied for the most wins on her team with Mari Taslagyan who plays number five or six. Hsu and her partner Kristen Poei are also 8-6 at the number one doubles position for the Matadors which are the most doubles wins on the team.

Dubavets is on a four match winning streak in singles and she and her partner Stefani Stojic are ranked No. 16 in the nation. Natalie Da Silveira has the best singles record on the team at 10-2 and is currently riding a three match win streak.

The match against the Matadors will take place at the Rec Cen courts at 2:30PM.