Bruins Down Anteaters, 5-2 in Women's Tennis

Feb. 1, 2013

LOS ANGELES - The second-ranked UCLA women's tennis team notched a 5-2 victory over UC Irvine on Friday afternoon at the Los Angeles Tennis Center, improving the team's record to 3-0 on the season.

With sophomore Robin Anderson not in the singles lineup on Friday, freshman Kyle McPhillips stepped in and played her first match at the No. 1 position for the Bruins, dispatching of Kristina Smith, 6-4, 6-4. McPhillips, from Willoughby, Ohio, is currently ranked No. 47 nationally in singles play.

Other straight-set winners for UCLA on the day were Chanelle Van Nguyen (Court No. 2), Kaitlin Ray (court No. 3) and Courtney Dolehide (court No. 5).

UC Irvine's two points on the day came at court Nos. 4 and 6.

UCLA began Friday's match by posting wins at all three doubles positions to claim the one point awarded for doubles play.

Next up for the Bruins is the USTA/ITA National Team Indoors, Feb. 8-11 in Charlottesville, Va.

#2 UCLA 5, #65 UC Irvine 2
Feb 01, 2013 at Los Angeles, CA (Los Angeles Tennis Center)

1. #16 Robin Anderson/Morton (UCLA) def. Gong/Smith (UCI) 8-2
2. Dolehide/Harrison (UCLA) def. Mamiit/Stadfelt (UCI) 8-4
3. McPhillips/Van Nguyen (UCLA) def. Facey/Brooke Schweyer (UCI) 8-5
UCLA Wins Doubles Point

1. #47 Kyle McPhillips (UCLA) def. Kristina Smith (UCI) 6-4, 6-4
2. Chanelle Van Nguyen (UCLA) def. Marivick Mamiit (UCI) 7-5, 6-0
3. #38 Kaitlin Ray (UCLA) def. Fran Goettsching (UCI) 6-1, 7-5
4. Sarah Gong (UCI) def. Catherine Harrison (UCLA) 6-3, 3-6, (10-7)
5. Courtney Dolehide (UCLA) def. Ali Facey (UCI) 6-2, 6-3
6. Sarah Stadfelt (UCI) def. Skylar Morton (UCLA) 6-3, 6-1

Match Notes
UC Irvine 2-3; National ranking #65
UCLA 3-0; National ranking #2
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (6,5,3,2,1,4)

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Friday, Jan 15 - All Day PST
vs. National Collegiate ...
Palm Desert, CA
Friday, Jan 15 - All Day PST
vs. Freeman Memorial ...
Las Vegas, NV
Friday, Jan 22 - TBA PST
vs. National Indoors ...
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Jan 23 - TBA PST
vs. National Indoors ...
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Jan 29 - TBA PST
vs. Saint Mary's
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Friday, Feb 05 - All Day PST
vs. ITA National Indoor ...
Madison, WI
Thursday, Feb 18 - 1:30 PM PST
vs. Pepperdine
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Saturday, Feb 20 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. California
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Thursday, Feb 25 - 1:30 PM PST
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Feb 27 - 1:30 PM PST
vs. Baylor
Los Angeles, CA