LA JOLLA, Calif. — The Cal Poly women's tennis picked up its first win of the 2019 season Saturday, blanking UC San Diego 4-0 on the road.
The Mustangs (1-2) swept all three doubles matches to take the point. Freshmen Kim Bhunu and Emily Ackerman paired up at the No. 2 position and won 6-2 to get things started for Cal Poly. Junior Susanne Boyden and sophomore Grace Olyphant then won their match at the No. 3 spot 6-3 to secure the doubles point. However, just after, junior Emily Louie-Meadors (pictured) and sophomore MacKenzie Worsnop won their match at the No. 1 position 7-5 to complete the sweep.
In singles, Bhunu won the first match of the day for the Mustangs at the No. 2 spot, defeating the Tritons' (0-2) Becky Chou in straight sets 6-1, 6-2 for her first singles win of the season.
Worsnop followed with a win shortly thereafter at the No. 4 position over Shweta Kumar 6-1, 6-3. She is now 2-1 in singles this season.
Louie-Meadors then sealed the win for Cal Poly at the No. 1 spot after she came back after losing the first set to win the next two 1-6, 6-4, 6-0. She is now a perfect 3-0 in singles to start the season.
The Mustangs will remain in the San Diego area as they will take on San Diego State Sunday at 11 a.m.
Photo courtesy of Lindsay Simmons