PASADENA, CA - The Caltech women's tennis team picked up its first SCIAC win of the season with a dominating win over Occidental.
The Beavers swept the doubles matches then won five of the six singles matches in posting the 8-1 victory.
Caltech posted solid wins at the No. 1 and No. 3 doubles spots as they combined to drop just two games. The No. 2 doubles match was a tight one throughout but the tandem of Michelle Lee and Jessica Yu prevailed 9-8 (7-3).
With all the momentum in their favor Caltech swept four of the six singles matches in straight sets.The matched was clinched when Michelle Lee completed her 6-0, 6-1 win at the No. 5 slot.
Another highlight for the Beavers was Rebekah Kitto's 13 straight win. The junior ties the school record for most singles wins in a season.
Tennis Match Results
Occidental vs Caltech
4/5/2013 at Los Angeles, CA
(McKinnon Tennis Courts)
Caltech 8, Occidental 1
1. Monica Li (CALTECH) def. Kelani Ericksen (OXYW) 6-2, 6-4
2. Rebekah Kitto (CALTECH) def. Sara Charney (OXYW) 6-0, 6-0
3. Catherine Anderson (OXYW) def. Stephanie Kwan (CALTECH) 6-4, 7-6
4. Jessica Yu (CALTECH) def. Amber Gadsden (OXYW) 4-6, 6-4, 10-6
5. Michelle Lee (CALTECH) def. Jesse Hernandez (OXYW) 6-0, 6-1
6. Jessica Yeung (CALTECH) def. Lucy Malloch (OXYW) 6-0, 6-2
1. Rebekah Kitto/Monica Li (CALTECH) def. Kelani Ericksen/Sara Charney (OXYW) 8-2
2. Michelle Lee/Jessica Yu (CALTECH) def. Amber Gadsden/Catherine Anderson (OXYW) 9-8 (7-3)
3. Valerie Pietrasz/Stephanie Kwan (CALTECH) def. Jesse Hernandez/Lucy Malloch (OXYW) 8-0
Occidental 4-8, 0-4
Caltech 5-8, 1-3
Official: N/A T-3:44 A-32