No. 38 Anteaters Down No. 61 Toreros in Kickoff Classic Finale

Kat Facey led the charge with wins in doubles and singles.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. --- UC Irvine notched its first win of the year outscoring San Diego, 4-1, in the finale of the ITA Kickoff Classic in Los Angeles.

The Anteaters (1-1) took the doubles in a sweep thanks to pairs Ali Facey-Franziska Goettsching and Kat Facey-Brooke Schweyer.

Kat Facey also took the first singles point, 6-0, 6-3, before USD (0-2) took one back in the No. 1 position.

Sarah Stadfelt would extend the lead back to two with a 6-4, 6-3 victory before Ali Facey clinched the victory, 7-6 (5), 6-2.

UCI returns to Los Angeles on Thursday, Jan. 30 to face the fifth-ranked Bruins of UCLA with a 1:30 p.m. start time.

No. 38 UC IRVINE 4, No. 61 SAN DIEGO 1

January 25, 2014
Los Angeles, Calif.

Doubles
1) A. Facey/Goettsching (UCI) def. Blecher/Di Filippo (USD) – 6-0
2) Gong/Mamiit (UCI) vs. Morkel-Brink/Stojanovic (USD) – 3-3 (Unfinished)
3) K. Facey/Schweyer (UCI) def. Depenau/Haciraifoglu (USD) – 6-4
Order of finish: 1, 3

Singles
1) Shani Blecher (USD) def. Marivick Mamiit (UCI) – 6-2, 6-2
2) Franziska Goettsching (UCI) vs. Marta Stojanovic (USD) – 3-6, 3-5 (Unfinished)
3) Sarah Gong (UCI) vs. Anna Depenau (USD) – 6-7 (5), 1-1 (Unfinished)
4) Ali Facey (UCI) def. Colomba Di Filippo (USD) 7-6 (5), 6-2
5) Kat Facey (UCI) def. Mikayla Morkel-Brink (USD) – 6-0, 6-3
6) Sarah Stadfelt (UCI) def. Idil Haciralfoglu (USD) – 6-4, 6-3
Order of finish: 5, 1, 6, 4

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