Cougars Fall to UC Santa Barbara
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Washington State Tennis saw three singles matches go to a third set but it was not enough as the Cougars fell 7-0 to UC Santa Barbara Friday afternoon at the Arnhold Tennis Center.
The Cougars (4-3) opened the day in doubles and Savanna Ly-Nguyen and Elyse Tse highlighted play as they posted a 6-2 win over Marta GonzalezBalbe and Camille Kiss at No. 3. The Gauchos (3-4) captured the top two doubles matches to take the opening point.
In singles play, No. 1 Michaela Bayerlova, No. 5 Fifa Kumhom and No. 6 Hania Abouelsaad all went to a third set. With the match outcome already decided, all three played a 10-point tiebreaker in place of a third set.
Washington State concludes its two-match swing through southern California Saturday when it faces San Diego at the Arnhold Tennis Center. Match time is set for 10:30 a.m.
WASHINGTON STATE TENNIS
UC Santa Barbara 7 def. Washington State 0
February 18, 2021
Arnhold Tennis Center
Santa Barbara, Calif.
No. 1 Shakhnoza Khatamova/Elizaveta Volodko (UCSB) def. Michaela Bayerlova/Maxine Murphy (WSU) 6-3
No. 2 Kira Rueter/Ameila Honer (UCSB) def. Fifa Kumhom/Yang Lee (WSU) 6-3
No. 3 Eluse Tse/Savanna Ly-Nguyen (WSU) def. Marta GonzalezBalbe/Camille Kiss (UCSB) 6-2
No. 1 Shakhnoza Khatamova (UCSB) def. Michaela Bayerlova (WSU) 6-4, 3-6, 1-0 (10-6)
No. 2 Elizaveta Volodko (UCSB) def. Savanna Ly-Nguyen (WSU) 6-3, 6-3
No. 3 Camille Kiss (UCSB) Def. Maxine Murphy (WSU) 6-4, 6-0
No. 4 Ameila Honer (UCSB) def Elyse Tse (WSU) 6-0, 6-2
No. 5 Filippa BruuSyversen (UCSB) def. Fifa Kumhom (WSU) 4-6, 6-2, 1-0 (10-6)
No. 6 Priscila Janikian (UCSB) def Hania Abouelsaad (WSU) 7-5, 2-6, 1-0 (10-3)