IRVINE, Calif. - The sixth-ranked Bruins recorded a pair of victories on Saturday, defeating Bakersfield 3-2 and Irvine Valley College 4-1. The #1 doubles team of sophomore Kamila Tan and freshman Jessyka Ngauamo and the #3 squad of sophomores Karly Drolson and Rachel Inouye each won twice.
In the matchup with the host school, the Bruins won at #1, #2, #3 and #5 doubles. Ngauamo and Tan beat IVC's Annie Mitchem and Becky Moodie, 22-20, 21-7. Senior Madie Smith and junior Zoë Nightingale beat Marisa Doran and Kobi Peckich, 21-15, 21-19. Drolson and Inouye recorded a 21-11, 21-13 victory over Emily Daily and Haley Whyte, while sophomore Taylor Formico and freshman Natalie Miller won at #5 doubles over Haily Jones and Shaelyn Perez, 21-17, 18-21, 15-8.
Versus Bakersfield, the Bruins claimed victories at #1, #3 and #4 doubles. The duo of Ngauamo and Tan beat Debora Araujo and Molly O'Hagan, 21-17, 21-17. Drolson and Inouye knocked off Julia Bowen and Hazel Perrens, 21-19, 18-21, 15-7. At #4, freshmen Skylar Dykstra and Jennie Frager recorded a 21-15, 21-12 win over Lisa Bartsch and Sydney Haynes.
The Bruins play Florida State next Friday, March 14 at 5 p.m. on the campus of USC.
UCLA vs. Irvine Valley College - Saturday, March 8, 2014
#1 - Jessyka Ngauamo/Kamila Tan (UCLA) d. Annie Mitchem/Becky Moodie (IVC), 22-20, 21-7
#2 - Zoë Nightingale/Madie Smith (UCLA) d. Marisa Doran/Kobi Peckich (IVC), 21-15, 21-19
#3 - Karly Drolson/Rachel Inouye (UCLA) d. Emily Daily/Haley Whyte (IVC), 21-11, 21-13
#4 - Katherin Kolodeij/Alexis Radecki (IVC) d. Skylar Dykstra/Jennie Frager (UCLA), 21-18, 21-11
#5 - Taylor Formico/Natalie Miller (UCLA) d. Haily Jones/Shaelyn Perez (IVC), 21-17, 18-21, 15-8
UCLA vs. Bakersfield - Saturday, March 8, 2014
#1 - Jessyka Ngauamo/Kamila Tan (UCLA) d. Debora Araujo/Molly O'Hagan (CSUB), 21-17, 21-17
#2 - Mariah Alvidrez/Shayna Guitare (CSUB) d. Zoë Nightingale/Madie Smith (UCLA), 22-20, 21-17
#3 - Karly Drolson/Rachel Inouye (UCLA) d. Julia Bowen/Hazel Perrens (CSUB), 21-19, 18-21, 15-7
#4 - Skylar Dykstra/Jennie Frager (UCLA) d. Lisa Bartsch/Sydney Haynes (CSUB), 21-15, 21-12
#5 - Sara Little/Danika Youngblood (CSUB) d. Taylor Formico/Natalie Miller (UCLA), 21-14, 21-14