Cal Poly Advances To Women's Quarterfinals
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Women's Tennis Tournament Central
Cal Poly – UC Riverside WT Box Score
Earning victories at the bottom three singles positions, No. 8 seed Cal Poly toppled No. 9 seed UC Riverside, 4-0, in a first round matchup to kick off the 2016 Big West Women’s Tennis Championship at Indian Wells Tennis Garden.
The Mustangs (4-15) earned the early 1-0 lead by capturing the doubles point. Abby Bacharach and Molly Reed won 6-0 at No. 3, and Zoe Oedekerk and Dane Joubert followed suit at No. 1, knocking off the Highlander combo of Karla Dulay and Tamilla Vaksman, 6-3.
Cal Poly continued its success in singles with successive victories at the lower three spots on the ladder. Joubert was off the court first, defeating Natalie Penner, 6-0, 6-1, at No. 5. Molly Reed enjoyed a 6-0, 6-4 triumph at No. 6 over Vaksman.
The clincher came at No. 4 where Abby Bacharach earned a straight sets win against Caroline Hall, taking the match by scores of 6-4, 6-3.
The Mustangs advance to Thursday’s quarterfinals against top-seeded Long Beach State at 8:00 a.m.
BIG WEST TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS
INDIAN WELLS TENNIS GARDEN
WOMEN'S FIRST ROUND
(8) CAL POLY 4, (9) UC RIVERSIDE 0
||Oedekerk/Joubert (CP) def. Dulay/Vaksman (UCR)
||B. Bacharach/Oleynik (CP) vs. Van/Penner (UCR)
||A. Bacharach/Reed (CP) def. Valera/Truong (UCR)
Order of finish: 3, 1
||Zoe Oedekerk (CP) vs. Chloe Pham (UCR)
||Bryn Bacharach (CP) vs. Tracy Van (UCR)
||Ilana Oleynik (CP) vs. Karla Dulay (UCR)
||Abby Bacharach (CP) def. Caroline Hall (UCR)
||Dane Joubert (CP) def. Natalie Penner (UCR)
||Molly Reed (CP) def. Tamilla Vaksman (UCR)
Order of finish: 5, 6, 4