Women's Tennis Concludes Competitive 2014 Season

Head Coach Mike Edles reached the 10-win plateau for the 13th straight season (photo by Steve Chen).

UPCOMING MATCHES

2014 Overall Record: 17-7
2014 Big West Record (Finish): 7-1 (2nd)
2014 Big West Tournament: Lost to (1) Long Beach State in the Final, 4-2
Home Record: 10-2

 

All-Big West Singles

Sarah Gong                           First Team
Marivick Mamiit                  Second Team
Franziska Goettsching       Second Team

 

All-Big West Doubles

A. Facey/Goettsching             First Team
Gong/Schweyer                Second Team

 

Big West Player of the Week

Sarah Gong                       March 6

 

RECORD WRECKERS

The Anteaters have had numerous players wreaking havoc on the record books recently including a flurry of movement as the dust settled on the 2014 season:

Senior Franziska Goettsching climbed up the singles ranks after an 11-7 season to No. 19 all-time alongside Natalie Exon with 46 career dual match wins.

She also sits atop the rankings in No. 3 singles with 30 career wins and fourth at No. 4 singles with 16.

Goettsching finished eighth all-time in doubles with 52 wins after going 12-8 with Ali Facey.

As the No. 1 doubles, she ranks third with 31 career wins while also placing ninth at No. 2 doubles with 15.

Senior Marivick Mamiit finished fourth as the No. 2 singles with 18 after recording all seven of her singles wins. She also became the 42nd Anteater to crack the 30-win plateau along with sophomore Sarah Stadfelt.

Stadfelt's 22 wins at No. 6 singles has shot her up to third all-time.

Senior Brooke Schweyer went 3-0 in singles play recording her first win since 2012. She still stands ninth all-time with 11 career victories at No. 5 singles.

She stands 18th alongside Jody Petersen with 39 career doubles victories. Schweyer concludes her career fourth all-time as the No. 3 doubles (21) and seventh all-time as No. 2 (17) after going 16-11 in 2014 and 11-6 when paired with Sarah Gong.

Juniors Ali Facey and Kat Facey have been jockeying up the ranks with each other. The sisters each stand with 32 career singles wins, tied for 40th all-time.

Ali Facey is fifth all-time in No. 4 singles with 15 wins. Kat Facey is sixth as a No. 5 singles, also with 15, and is tied alongside sophomore Sarah Gong with 11 career wins at No. 4 singles.

DROP SHOTS

The 'Eaters finished 2-6 against ranked opponents in 2014 including wins over No. 48 USD and No. 61 San Diego State.

UCI followed up its 20-match win streak in 2013 with an 11-match streak this season.

The 'Eaters began the season at their highest ranking, 38th. After dropping from the ranking midseason, UCI finished 2014 ranked 71st.

The Anteaters' 17 wins are fourth-most in a single season.

This marks the 13th straight season under Head Coach Mike Edles that UC Irvine has reached double-digit wins.

Kat Facey led the squad with most dual match wins (15) and most wins at a single position (13 as No. 4).

Kat Facey and Ali Facey tied for the most overall wins (20).

Franziska Goettsching's six conference wins paced the 'Eaters.

Ali Facey and Franziska Goettsching teamed up for the most dual match doubles wins (12), most overall wins (13), most wins at a single position (12 at No. 1), and most conference wins (6).

Final records for singles were 37-18 in Big West play, 67-53 in dual matches, and 103-80 overall.

Final records for doubles were 15-7 in Big West play, 37-24 in dual matches, and 50-35 overall.

BREAK POINTS

9                     After dropping the first 32 matches in which they lost the opening set, UCI took 9 down the stretch

55                   UC Irvine won 55 singles matches in straight set and additional 12 in three sets

36                   UCI had a winning record in each set score, and most successful when winning 6-3 (36 sets)

1833               'Eater tennis scored 1,833 total points while giving up just 1,578

10                   UC Irvine made the Big West final for the 10th time and seventh consecutive season, all against LBSU

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