No. 6 Bruins Edge Pepperdine, 4-3 in Malibu

April 13, 2011

Malibu, Calif. - The sixth-ranked UCLA women's tennis team played its final non-conference match of the 2011 season on Wednesday, posting a 4-3 victory over No. 28 Pepperdine at the Ralphs-Straus Tennis Center in Malibu. UCLA, which rounds out the regular season at No. 14 USC this Friday, improves to 17-5 on the year. With the loss, the Waves see their record fall to 16-7.

Although Pepperdine struck first in doubles with an 8-6 upset at court No. 2, UCLA was able to get wins at court Nos. 3 and 1 to clinch the point. Courtney Dolehide and Andrea Remynse, the nation's 17th-ranked doubles team, secured the doubles point for the Bruins on Wednesday, downing 60th-ranked Anamika Bhargava and Marie Zalameda, 8-6 at court No. 1.

Already with a 1-0 advantage after doubles, UCLA would go ahead 3-0 not long after singles began, as Maya Johansson (court No. 5) and Carling Seguso (court No. 6) each posted straight-set wins. Junior McCall Jones also enjoyed a straight-set victory on the day, clinching the win for UCLA with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Arianna Colffer at court No. 1.

With the match already decided, Pepperdine was able to win the final three matches to cut the score to 4-3.

UCLA's cross-town showdown against the No. 14 Women of Troy this Friday takes place at the Marks Tennis Stadium on the campus of USC. First serve is scheduled for 3:00 p.m.

#6 UCLA 4, #28 Pepperdine 3
Apr 13, 2011 at Malibu, CA (Ralphs-Straus Tennis Center)

1. #17 Courtney Dolehide/Remynse (UCLA) def. #60 Bhargava/Zalameda (PEPP) 8-6
2. Granillo/Issara (PEPP) def. #16 Hickey/Jones (UCLA) 8-4
3. Montez/Seguso (UCLA) def. Colffer/Moore (PEPP) 8-4
UCLA Wins Doubles Point

1. #60 McCall Jones (UCLA) def. Arianna Colffer (PEPP) 6-3, 6-4
2. Anamika Bhargava (PEPP) def. #43 Noelle Hickey (UCLA) 6-3, 7-6(6)
3. Ale Granillo (PEPP) def. #62 Andrea Remynse (UCLA) 6-4, 1-6, (10-7)
4. Khunpak Issara (PEPP) def. #99 Pamela Montez (UCLA) 2-6, 6-4, 6-3
5. Maya Johansson (UCLA) def. Marie Zalameda (PEPP) 6-3, 6-0
6. Carling Seguso (UCLA) def. Megan Moore (PEPP) 6-2, 6-4

Match Notes
UCLA 17-5; National ranking #6
Pepperdine 16-7; National ranking #28
Order of finish: Doubles (2,3,1); Singles (5,6,2,4,3)

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