Warriors Defeat Banana Slugs

Warriors Defeat Banana Slugs

TURLOCK (2-26) – The Banana Slugs completed their two match road trip as they took on NCAA Division II #49 Stanislaus State University in Turlock. The Warriors won 6-3 over the Banana Slugs.

Both teams lost their last match. The Banana Slugs are coming off a 8-1 loss to NCAA Division II member Dominican University in San Rafael last Saturday while the Warriors lost 7-2 to Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park yesterday.

The Warriors won four singles matches while the Banana Slugs won two. In the #6 singles match between Nora Rothe of UC Santa Cruz and Kristi Van Diver of Sonoma State, Rothe defeated Van Diver 6-0, 6-4. Two matches – the #2 singles match between Ashley Brudzinski of the Banana Slugs and Jaella Conway of the Warriors and the #5 singles match between Claire Stoner of UC Santa Cruz and Sooni Seul of Dominican – finished with each match have identical 6-0, 6-1 scores. The #2 match was won by Conway and the #5 match was won by Stoner. In the #3 singles match between Vera Smekalina of the Banana Slugs and Cassidy Ferrell of the Warriors, Ferrell defeated Smekalina 6-1, 6-1. In the #4 singles match between Zoe Brook of UC Santa Cruz and Ebone Qualls of Stanislaus State, Qualls defeated Brook 6-3, 6-2. The tightest singles match of the day was the #1 singles match between Sylvia Brummitt of UC Santa Cruz and J'Ana Diamond of Stanislaus State. Diamond defeated Brummitt 7-5, 6-3.

The Warriors won two doubles matches while the Banana Slugs won one. Two matches - the #1 doubles match between Smekalina and Stoner of UC Santa Cruz and Conway and Ferell of Stanislaus State and the #2 doubles match between Brook and Brudzinski of the Banana Slugs and Diamond and Qualls of the Warriors – finished with the Warriors' representative winning 8-0. The tightest doubles match was the #3 doubles match between Brummitt and Rothe of UC Santa Cruz and Seul and Van Diver of Stanislaus State. Brummitt and Rothe defeated Seul and Van Diver 8-6.  

Before are the full results:

#1 Singles        J'Ana Diamond (SSU)              def.      Sylvia Brummitt (UCSC)          7-5, 6-3

#2 Singles         Jaella Conway (SSU)              def.      Ashley Brudzinski (UCSC)        6-0, 6-1

#3 Singles         Cassidy Ferrell (SSU)             def.      Vera Smekalina (UCSC)           6-1, 6-1

#4 Singles         Ebone Qualls (SSU)                def.      Zoe Brook (UCSC)                  6-3, 6-2

#5 Singles         Claire Stoner (UCSC)              def.      Sooni Seul (SSU)                   6-0, 6-1

#6 Singles         Nora Rothe (UCSC)                 def.      Kristi Van Diver (SSU)            6-0, 6-4

#1 Doubles       Conway/Ferrell (SSU)              def.      Smekalina/Stoner (UCSC)       8-0

#2 Doubles       Diamond/Qualls (SSU)             def.      Brook/Brudzinski (UCSC)        8-0

#3 Doubles       Brummitt/Rothe (UCSC)          def.      Seul/Van Diver (SSU)              8-6

The Banana Slugs' next match is Friday as they take on Cabrillo College in Santa Cruz.