BERKELEY – Freshman Zoe Oedekerk finished as the Cal Poly women's tennis team's lone winner on Saturday as the Mustangs completed second-day action at the 2015 California Winter Invitational on Hellman Tennis Courts and Channing Tennis Courts.
With Cal Poly facing host and seventh-ranked California in singles for a majority of Saturday's matchups, Oedekerk was credited with a 7-6 (3), 0-5 victory after Cal's Lyann Hoang was forced to retire through injury.
In Cal Poly's singles matches versus California's nationally-ranked players, Mustang sophomore Emily Gibbens dropped a 6-3, 6-1 decision to No. 5 Maegan Manasse; sophomore Louise Oxnevad was on the downside of a 6-1, 6-3 matchup versus No. 78 Klara Fabikova; senior Hannah Stone fell to No. 14 Zsofi Susanyi (6-1, 6-0); freshman Molly Reed lost versus No. 64 Denise Starr and junior Danè Joubert was topped by No. 30 Karla Popovic (6-0, 6-1).
In Cal Poly's remaining singles matches versus California, junior Bryn Bacharach faltered versus Cessi Estlander (6-1, 7-5) and freshman Abigail Bacharach evened matters versus Stephanie Lin before falling, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3. Abigail Bacharach also dropped a 6-1, 6-1 decision to Parminder Kaur of Saint Mary's while Mustang sophomore Sayaka Tsugai also fell to a Gael in Emma Critser, 6-0, 6-2.
During doubles action versus No. 70 Fresno State, Gibbens and Oxnevad were on the downside to Anneka and Sophie Watts (6-1) while Mustangs Joubert and Reed fell by the same deficit to Mayar and Rana Sherif Ahemd. Stone and Oedekerk rounded off Cal Poly's Saturday with a 6-2 loss to Fresno State's Sofya Malysheva and Tanya Murtagh.
Cal Poly completes action at the California Winter Invitational on Sunday morning.
2015 California Winter Invitational
Hellman Tennis Courts/Channing Tennis Courts
Singles (versus No. 7 California and No. 46 Saint Mary's)
Maegan Manasse (Cal) def. Emily Gibbens (CP), 6-3, 6-1
Klara Fabikova (Cal) def. Louise Oxnevad (CP), 6-1, 6-3
Zsofi Susanyi (Cal) def. Hannah Stone (CP), 6-1, 6-0
Denise Starr (Cal) def. Molly Reed (CP), 6-0, 6-0
Karla Popovic (Cal) def. Danè Joubert (CP), 6-0, 6-1
Cessi Estlander (Cal) def. Bryn Bacharach (CP), 6-1, 7-5
Stephanie Lin (Cal) def. Abigail Bacharach (CP), 6-2, 4-6, 6-3
Zoe Oedekerk (CP) def. Lyann Hoang (Cal), 7-6 (3), 0-5, ret. (inj)
Emma Critser (SMC) def. Sayaka Tsugai (CP), 6-0, 6-2
Parminder Kaur (SMC) def. Abigail Bacharach (CP), 6-1, 6-1
Doubles (versus No. 70 Fresno State)
Anneka Watts/Sophie Watts (FSU) def. Emily Gibbens/Louise Oxnevad (CP), 6-1
Mayar Sherif Ahmed/Rana Sherif Ahmed (FSU) def. Danè Joubert/Molly Reed (CP), 6-1
Sofya Malysheva/Tanya Murtagh (FSU) def. Hannah Stone/Zoe Oedekerk (CP), 6-2