ROHNERT PARK - UC Santa Cruz won all three doubles matches to key a 7-2 win over Division II Sonoma State on Saturday afternoon.
The No. 1 team of Chadwick Stone/Chad Le Duff won their match 8-3. At No. 2, Sean Hollister/A.J. Flora held off Kevin To/Mitchel Heckmann 8-5 and No. 3 pair Derek Levchenko/Ryan Dugan won 8-2 to give UCSC a 3-0 start on the day.
"It was a strong showing in doubles," said coach Mike Napoli. "The team of Stone and Dugan continue their dominance at one with a national ranking of 17."
In Singles play, UCSC went 4-2. Le Duff, Flora and Derek Levchenko won their matches in straight sets before Hollister finished the day defeating Mitchel Heckmann in an exciting come-from-behind 3-6, 6-4, 10-8 classic.
The Banana Slugs travel to Div. I Fresno State next weekend in their last dual meet of the year.