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Women's Tennis Falls in Second Round of Tourney

April 22, 2006

Santa Clara, CA - The Saint Mary's women's tennis team suffered a 4-1 loss to No. 1 Pepperdine on Saturday afternoon in the second round of the West Coast Conference tennis championships held at Santa Clara.

The No. 5 seeded Gaels beat No. 4 San Francisco on Friday to get to Saturday's match. Saint Mary's will face the San Diego/Loyola Marymount loser on Sunday in the third place match at Santa Clara.

Saint Mary's won the doubles point after Jessica Hoath and Aude Lambert won their match 8-4 and Stef Ordoveza and Erin Young won 8-1.

In singles action the Waves swept the Gaels in four matches, leading to the conclusion of the match.

Pepperdine 4, Saint Mary's 1

Doubles1. Lambert/Hoath (SMC) def. Kosakowski/Asimgil (PEP), 8-42. Braverman/Raba (PEP) def. Harden/Charlot (SMC), 8-23. Ordoveza/Young (SMC) def. Sissler/Vanessa Dunlap (PEP), 8-1Singles1. Bianca Dulgheru (PEP) def. Aude Lambert (SMC), 6-3, 6-12. Caroline Raba (PEP) def. Jessica Hoath (SMC), 6-1, 6-33. Natalie Braverman (PEP) def. Kate Harden (SMC), 6-2, 6-04. Eva Dickes (PEP) def. Erin Young (SMC), 6-0, 6-05. Merve Asimgil (PEP) vs. Kristin Kummer (SMC), DNF6. Lise Sissler (PEP) vs. Stef Ordoveza (SMC), DNF