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Cal Poly Advances To Women's Quarterfinals

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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.


1. Oedekerk/Joubert (CP) def. Dulay/Vaksman (UCR) 6-3
2. B. Bacharach/Oleynik (CP) vs. Van/Penner (UCR) DNF
3. A. Bacharach/Reed (CP) def. Valera/Truong (UCR) 6-0

Order of finish: 3, 1
1. Zoe Oedekerk (CP) vs. Chloe Pham (UCR) DNF
2. Bryn Bacharach (CP) vs. Tracy Van (UCR) DNF
3. Ilana Oleynik (CP) vs. Karla Dulay (UCR) DNF
4. Abby Bacharach (CP) def. Caroline Hall (UCR) 6-4, 6-3
5. Dane Joubert (CP) def. Natalie Penner (UCR) 6-0, 6-1
6. Molly Reed (CP) def. Tamilla Vaksman (UCR) 6-0, 6-4

Order of finish: 5, 6, 4