Women's Tennis Downs Gauchos 5-1 in First Dual of Season
Jan. 22, 2010
Kelcy McKenna finished her match first, ousting Sofia Novak (6-4, 6-2) in the No. 1 slot. In the No. 3 position, newcomer Hannah James made her mark, winning her first-ever dual match as a Sun Devil by beating Asagi Onaga (6-4, 6-3). Sianna Simmons was the next Sun Devils finisher as battled it out with Jordan Dockendorf and came out on top (7-6, 7-5) for a win in the No. 5 position.
Senior Amanda Martin clinched the match for the Devils by routing Erica Cano (6-2, 7-5) to win in the No. 6 slot. The Sun Devils split the final two matches, with Ashlee Brown falling to Annabelle Giedden in the No. 4 slot and Nadia Abdala getting the best of Natalia Lozano in the No. 2 position.
The doubles matches were not played. Tomorrow, the Arizona State Sun Devils take on UC Davis at the Whiteman Tennis Center at noon.
1. Kelcy McKenna (ASU) def Sofia Novak (UCSB) 6-4, 6-2
2. Nadia Abdala (ASU) def Natalia Lozano (UCSB) 3-6, 6-3, 7-6
3. Hannah James (ASU) def Asagi Onaga (UCSB) 6-4, 6-3
4. Annabelle Giedden (UCSB) def Ashlee Brown (ASU) 6-2, 2-6, 1-6
5. Sianna Simmons (ASU) def Jordan Dockendorf (UCSB) 7-6, 7-5
6. Amanda Martin (ASU) def Erica Cano (UCSB) 6-2, 7-5