March 29, 2014

Valuable Doubles Point Propels Anteaters to 4-3 Big West Win

IRVINE, Calif. --- UCI held off a Hawai'I club to extend its Big West record to 5-0 with a 4-3 win Saturday at Anteater Tennis Stadium.

Kat Facey and Sarah Stadfelt came through in the third doubles set to give the 'Eaters a pivotal doubles point for the early 1-0 lead.

Marivick Mamiit chimed in for her second singles point in as many matches in three sets. Kat Facey and Sarah Stadfelt came through once again with the final two singles points. Stadfelt came back from an opening set loss to clinch it.

UCI now stands at 12-5 and 5-0 in conference play finishing its nine-match homestand a perfect 9-0. The Anteaters travel up north next to Sacramento State on Sat. Apr. 5 at 1:00 p.m.

UC IRVINE 4, HAWAI'I 3

March 29, 2014
Anteater Tennis Stadium

Doubles
1 Ali Facey/Franziska Goettsching (UCI) def. Paulina Petriskova/Xenia Suworowa (UH) – 8-3
2 Rebecca Faltusz/Cindy Nguyen (UH) def. Sarah Gong/Brooke Schweyer (UCI) – 8-3
3 Kat Facey/Sarah Stadfelt (UCI) def. Sarah Gealer/Martina Kostalova (UH) – 8-6
Order of finish: 2, 1, 3

Singles
1 Cindy Nguyen (UH) def. Sarah Gong (UCI) – 6-3, 3-6, 6-4
2 Marivick Mamiit (UCI) def. Xenia Suworowa (UH) – 6-0, 3-6, 6-1
3 Martina Kostalova (UH) def. Franziska Goettsching (UCI) – 5-7, 6-4, 7-6 (2)
4 Paulina Petriskova (UH) def. Ali Facey (UCI) – 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (2)
5 Kat Facey (UCI) def. Sarah Gealer (UH) – 6-4, 6-2
6 Sarah Stadfelt (UCI) def. Rebecca Faltusz (UH) – 2-6, 6-2, 6-3
Order of finish: 5, 2, 1, 4, 3, 6

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