May 26, 2011
Stanford, Calif. - UCLA's Courtney Dolehide and Andrea Remynse got off to a good start in the doubles draw at the NCAA Championships on Thursday afternoon, posting a straight-set first-round win at Stanford's Taube South Courts.
The Bruin tandem, which is ranked 23rd nationally, downed William & Mary's Anik Cepeda and Hope Johnson, 6-2, 6-3. The win sets up a round of 16 showdown against Linda Abu Meshrefova and Nida Hamilton of Northwestern on Friday at 2:30 p.m. UCLA's Noelle Hickey and McCall Jones were not as fortunate as their teammates, suffering a 6-2, 7-6(4) loss to Tennessee's Brynn Boren and Natalie Pluskota.
Hickey also lost in singles on Thursday, as she fell in the second round to Florida's Lauren Embree, 6-2, 1-6, 6-2.
The UCLA men concluded play at the NCAA Championships this afternoon, as the Bruins saw both of their singles players and one doubles team lose. Daniel Kosakowski lost to top-seeded Steve Johnson of USC, 6-2, 6-1, while Amit Inbar fell to USC freshman Ray Sarmiento, 1-6, 6-4, 7-5. Both losses came in the second round.
Complete results from the NCAA Championships can be found HERE.