PASADENA, CA - The Caltech women's tennis team got back into the win column with a 7-2 victory over Willamette on Sunday afternoon.
After starting the season 3-0 the Beavers hit a rough batch recently and dropped a handful of closely contested matches.
"We've been battling through thse close matches so it's great to continue battle and get the win today," said junior co-captain Rebekah Kitto. "With half the schedule still remaining, I'm looking forward to more success."
The Beavers started Sunday's match strong by sweeping the doubles matches. En route to taking a 3-0 lead heading into singles play, Caltech dropped just seven total games.
Caltech continued their momentum into singles play as they won at the No. 1, No. 2, No. 3 and No. 5 matches in straight sets.
Kitto remained perfect in her eight matches at the No. 2 singles position. Monica Li upped her season record to 7-1 at the top singles spot.
Tennis Match Results
Willamette vs Caltech
3/24/2013 at Pasadena, CA
(Braun Tennis Courts)
Caltech 7, Willamette 2
1. Monica Li (CALTECH) def. Gutierrez, Sabrina (WU) 6-2, 6-1
2. Rebekah Kitto (CALTECH) def. Poltavski, Denise (WU) 6-1, 6-2
3. Stephane Kwan (CALTECH) def. Heringer, Rachel (WU) 6-3, 6-1
4. Matsuura, Stephanie (WU) def. Michelle Lee (CALTECH) 6-3, 0-6, 10-8
5. Zeke Millikan (CALTECH) def. Carlson, Mandy (WU) 6-2, 6-3
6. Genena, Yasmine (WU) def. Michelle Tang (CALTECH) 6-2, 3-6, 10-6
1. Monica Li/Rebekah Kitto (CALTECH) def. Gutierrez, Sabrina/Poltavski, Denise (WU) 8-1
2. Jessica Yeung/Michelle Lee (CALTECH) def. Matsuura, Stephanie/Heringer, Rachel (WU) 8-6
3. Stephane Kwan/Valerie Pietrasz (CALTECH) def. Carlson, Mandy/Genena, Yasmine (WU) 8-0
Official: N/A A-38