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Mustang Women’s Tennis Falls versus No. 59 UC Irvine

Mustang Women’s Tennis Falls versus No. 59 UC Irvine

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – Junior Alexa Lee (right) produced the Cal Poly women's tennis program's lone victory on Sunday afternoon as the Mustangs dropped a 6-1 Big West Conference decision versus No. 59 UC Irvine on Mustang Courts.

In doubles action, Lee and freshman Louise Oxnevad pushed UC Irvine's 40th-ranked tandem of Franziska Goettsching and Kristina Smith before falling at No. 1, 8-5. Mustang juniors Ane McPike and Jen Cornea fell by the same score at No. 2 against Marivick Mamiit and Sarah Stadfelt. UC Irvine completed the sweep at No. 3 with Brooke Schweyer and Ali Facey topping Cal Poly junior Kathryn Webb and freshman Haley Kepler, 8-2.

Lee returned in singles action to extract a 6-0, 6-2 victory against Goettsching at the No. 3 position. Oxnevad, however, fell at No. 1 against Smith (6-1, 6-0), before Mamiit edged Cornea at No. 2, 6-2, 7-6. Webb was bested at No. 4 against UC Irvine's Sarah Gong (6-2, 6-2) while McPike rallied at No. 5 against Facey before dropping a 7-5, 2-6, 1-0 decision. Stadfelt rounded off UC Irvine's victory at No. 6 with a 6-1, 6-0 win against Kepler.

Cal Poly (2-5, 0-2) opens a four-match road swing against San Francisco on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 11 a.m.

No. 59 UC Irvine 6, Cal Poly 1
Mustang Courts (San Luis Obispo, Calif.)
Feb. 17, 2013

1. No. 40 Goettsching/Smith (UCI) def. Lee/Oxnevad (CP), 8-5
2. Stadfelt/Mamiit (UCI) def. Cornea/McPike (CP), 8-5
3. Schweyer/Facey (UCI) def. Kepler/Webb (CP), 8-2

1. Kristina Smith (UCI) def. Louise Oxnevad (CP), 6-1, 6-0
2. Marivick Mamiit (UCI) def. Jen Cornea (CP), 6-2, 7-6
3. Alexa Lee (CP) def. Franziska Goettsching (UCI), 6-0, 6-2
4. Sarah Gong (UCI) def. Kathryn Webb (CP), 6-2, 6-2
5. Ali Facey (UCI) def. Ane McPike (CP), 7-5, 2-6, 1-0
6. Sarah Stadfelt (UCI) def. Haley Kepler (CP), 6-1, 6-0