UCSB defeats Long Beach State 4-2.

Natalie Da Silveira (Photo by Tony Mastres)
Natalie Da Silveira (Photo by Tony Mastres)

LONG BEACH, Calif. – The UC Santa Barbara Women's Tennis team defeated another Big West Conference opponent Long Beach State by a score of 4-2.

Long Beach led the doubles match with a win as No.3 Maren Helgo and Natalia Munoz defeated Stephanie Yamada and Natalie Da Silveira 6-3. Next, Stefani Stojic and Amanda Atanasson fell to Lena Pacholski and Laura Eales 6-4 at No.2. The duo of Palina Dubavets and Melissa Baker did not have a chance to finish their match. 

UC Santa Barbara Women's Tennis team did not give up and fought against Long Beach as Stojic defeated Helgo 6-4, 6-2 at No.4. Next, Atanasson defeated Munoz 6-0, 6-4 at No.5 and Yamada won against Eales 6-4, 7-5 at No.6. Long Beach fought back as Pacholski defeated Jaimee Gilbertson 6-3, 2-6, 6-2 at No.3. No.1 Dubavets had a neck and neck match with Maeva Razakasoa and finished the match with a win by a score of 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (4). No.2 Da Silveira did not have a chance to finish her match.

Gauchos will come back home to play Cal Poly on April 22 at 10:00 a.m.

 

UC Santa Barbara 4, Long Beach State 2

Rhodes Tennis Center

April 15 2017

 

Doubles (Order to finish: 3, 2)

1. Palina Dubavets/ Melissa Baker vs. Maeva Razakasoa/ Julie Gerard 4-4 (unfinished)

2. Lena Pacholski/ Laura Eales def. Stefani Stojic/ Amanda Atanasson 6-4

3. Maren Helgo/ Natalia Munoz def. Stephanie Yamada/ Natalie Da Silveira 6-3

 

Singles (Order to finish: 4, 5, 6, 3, 1)

1. Palina Dubavets def. Maeva Razakasoa 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (4)

2. Natalie Da Silveira vs. Julie Gerard 6-4, 5-7, 4-5 (unfinished)

3. Lena Pacholski def. Jaimee Gilbertson 6-3, 2-6, 6-2

4. Stefani Stojic def. Maren Helgo 6-4, 6-2

5. Amanda Atanasson def. Natalia Munoz 6-0, 6-4

6. Stephanie Yamada def. Laura Eales 6-4, 7-5