March 12, 2008

Broncos Fall to UC Davis Aggies 5-2

March 12, 2008

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The Bronco women's tennis team fell 5-2 to the UC Davis Aggies Wednesday afternoon at the Degheri Tennis Center. Stephanie Galainena and Ashley Pane earned the Bronco's two points, while Carmen Pham and Courtney Hull extended their doubles win streak to three matches.

In singles play, Galainena defeated Robin Guier of Davis 7-5, 6-4 at the No. 1 position. Later on, Pane earned a point for the Broncos defeating Kaitlin Callan of Davis 6-4, 7-6 (3) playing at the No. 5 position.

In doubles action, the freshman duo of Pham and Hull defeated the Davis doubles team of Robin Guier and Emma Sharpiro 8-6. This win extends Pham and Hull's doubles streak to three matches. The freshman will look to keep that streak alive this Saturday at home.

The Broncos face off against the Roadrunners of Cal State Bakersfield on Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Degheri Tennis Center.

Quotes
Head Coach Ben Cabell on Stephanie Galainena's win: "I'm very proud of how she competed today in tight situations. She played a great match."

Coach Cabell on the team's performance: "The girls competed very well. Davis is a good team and we competed better this year against some players than last year. We are going to see if we can get better for our next match."

UC Davis 5, Santa Clara 2
Singles
1. SCU Stephanie Galainena def. UCD Robin Guier 7-5, 6-4
2. UCD Desiree Stone def. SCU Myra Davoudi 6-2, 6-3
3. UCD Herzyl Legaspi def. SCU Lindsay McBride 6-3, 6-1
4. UCD Emma Shapiro def. SCU Carmen Pham 6-2, 6-1
5. SCU Ashley Pane def. UCD Kaitlin Callan 6-4, 7-6 (3)
6. UCD Anita Athavale def. SCU Courtney Hull 6-1, 6-1

Doubles
1. UCD Legaspi/Schuler def. SCU Galainena/Pane 8-3
2. UCD Athavale/Stone def. SCU Davoudi/McBride 8-5
3. SCU Pham/Hull def. UCD Guier/Shapiro 8-6