April 30, 2016
Banana Slugs Win GSAC Women’s Tennis Championship
April 29, 2016
Slugs Honored at GSAC Championship Awards Banquet
The Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) announced the postseason award winners in the sport of women's tennis on Friday night at a banquet in Macon, Ga. Amy Leslie led the Slugs being selected as GSAC Freshman of the Year. Playing mostly DII competition throughout the year, Leslie finished the year 3-1 against DIII opponents.
April 10, 2016
Hawks Beat Banana Slugs 8-1
The Banana Slugs played their first match in eight days as they took on NCAA Division II opponent Holy Names University in Oakland. The Hawks won five out of six singles matches to win the overall match 8-1.
April 2, 2016
Warriors Sweep Banana Slugs
The Banana Slugs played took a break from their travels around California as they came home to take on NCAA Division II opponent Stanislaus State University. The Warriors won ever single match to win the overall match 9-0.
March 28, 2016
Catching up with the multi-talented Darcy Rindt ('95) whose traded her tennis racket for another stringed instrument
March 24, 2016
Tigers Top Banana Slugs
The Banana Slugs played their third and final match in their Southern California road trip as they took on Occidental College in Los Angeles. The Tigers won every singles doubles match as the Tigers won the match 6-3.
March 23, 2016
Cougars Defeat Banana Slugs
The Banana Slugs played their second match in three days as they took on ITA NCAA Division II #14 Azusa Pacific University. The Cougars won the match 9-0 over the Banana Slugs.
March 21, 2016
Poets Squeak by Banana Slugs
The Banana Slugs started a three match trip to Southern California as they took on Whittier College in Whittier. The Poets won three singles matches in route to a 5-4 win over the Banana Slugs.
February 20, 2016
Mustangs Sweep Banana Slugs
The Banana Slugs finished their back-to-back as they traveled down the coast to take on NCAA Division I member Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in San Luis Obispo. The Mustangs won every single match in straight sets to sweep the Banana Slugs 7-0.
February 19, 2016
Banana Slugs Sweep Cyclones
The Banana Slugs played the final match in a four match homestand as they hosted Mills College. The Banana Slugs won every single match to sweep the Cyclones 9-0.
February 14, 2016
Hawks Sweep Banana Slugs
The Banana Slugs played their second consecutive NCAA Division II member as they took on Holy Names University. The Hawks won every single match as the Hawks won 9-0
January 30, 2016
Leopards Sweep Banana Slugs in Jensen’s Debut
The Banana Slugs played their first match of the 2016 season and the first match of Amy Jensen's tenure as head coach of the Banana Slugs as they took on University of La Verne in Santa Cruz. Unfortunately, the Leopards swept the Banana Slugs 9-0
December 4, 2015
Amy Jensen Hired as Women's Tennis Coach
Amy Jensen has been named women’s tennis coach at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
April 19, 2015
Aggies Defeat Banana Slugs 7-0
The Banana Slugs played their final match of the 2015 regular season as they took on NCAA Division I opponent UC Davis in Davis. The Aggies swept the Banana Slugs 7-0.
April 12, 2015
Warriors Beat Banana Slugs 6-3
The Banana Slugs played their first match in two weeks as they took on NCAA Division II member CSU Stanislaus. Although the Banana Slugs won two doubles matches, the Warriors would beat the Banana Slugs 6-3.
March 29, 2015
Regals Slip by Banana Slugs on Senior Day
The Banana Slugs played their first match at home in three weeks as they took on California Lutheran University on Senior Day. The Regals would defeat the Banana Slugs 5-4.
March 25, 2015
GSAC Women’s Tennis Player of the Week – Stephanie Graziano of UC-Santa Cruz
Women's Tennis player, Stephanie Graziano, named GSAC Player of the Week.
March 25, 2015
#26 Leopards Defeat Banana Slugs 8-1
The Banana Slugs played their third match in as many days as they took on ITA NCAA Division III #26 University of La Verne. The Leopards won all three doubles matches as they beat UC Sana Cruz 8-1.
March 24, 2015
Pioneers Top Banana Slugs 8-1
The Banana Slugs played their third match in Whittier as they took on Lewis and Clark College. The Pioneers won all six singles matches and defeated the Banana Slugs 8-1.
March 23, 2015
Engineers Top Banana Slugs 6-3
The Banana Slugs continued their Southern California road swing as they took Rensselaer Polytechnic. The Engineers won four of the six singles matches played as the Engineers won 6-3 over the Banana Slugs.
March 21, 2015
Poets Defeat Banana Slugs 7-2
The Banana Slugs played their first match in almost three weeks Friday as they took on Whittier College in Whittier. The Poets won all three doubles matches as the Poets won 7-2 over the Banana Slugs.
March 4, 2015
GSAC Women’s Tennis Player of the Week – Sylvia Brummitt of UC-Santa Cruz
Brummitt, a freshman from Hawaii, hung tough in the Slugs doubleheader on Sundayin their second match of the day against Christopher Newport University.
March 1, 2015
Captains Defeat Banana Slugs 6-3
In the second match of the day for the Banana Slugs, the Banana Slugs took on fellow NCAA Division III opponent Christopher Newport University.
March 1, 2015
Athenas Sweep Banana Slugs
UC Santa Cruz took on fellow NCAA Division III opponent Claremont-Mudd-Scripps this morning in Santa Cruz.
February 21, 2015
Seawolves Win 9-0 over Banana Slugs
UC Santa Cruz took on ITA NCAA Division II #25 Sonoma State University in the second match in as many days for the Banana Slugs. The Seawolves beat the Banana Slugs 9-0.
February 20, 2015
Banana Slugs Win 9-0 over Mills
UC Santa Cruz took on fellow NCAA Division III opponent Mills College this afternoon in Santa Cruz. The Banana Slugs swept all six singles matches and three double matches for a 9-0 win over the Cyclones.
February 18, 2015
GSAC Women’s Tennis Player of the Week – Islay Fossett of UC Santa Cruz
Fossett, a freshman, recorded a singles and doubles win against D-II Holy Names on Sunday, February 15.
February 15, 2015
Hawks Squeak Out 5-4 Win over Banana Slugs
UC Santa Cruz played their first match since January 25th as they took on NCAA Division II member Holy Names University in Oakland. Although the Banana Slugs won all three doubles matches, the Banana Slugs fell 5-4 to the Hawks.
January 25, 2015
Banana Slugs Fall to Mustangs
UC Santa Cruz finished up their weekend trip to the Central Coast as they took on NCAA Division I Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Unfortunately for the Banana Slugs, the Mustangs were just too much as the Mustangs won 7-0.
January 24, 2015
#14 Banana Slugs Starts 2015 Season with Defeat
UC Santa Cruz, who was ranked #14 in the ITA preseason coaches’ poll, started their 2015 season with a match against NAIA Division I opponent Westmont College.
May 9, 2014
Lady Slugs Beat by Pomona-Pitzer in Regionals
In the first round of the NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Championships, Pomona-Pitzer eased its way to a 5-0 first round win over U.C. Santa Cruz on May 9 at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center.
February 28, 2014
Women's Tennis defeated by #1 Johns Hopkins
The defending champion Johns Hopkins Blue Jays got off to a solid start to their title defense when facing the 8th seeds UC-Santa Cruz.
February 26, 2014
2014 ITA Division III National Women's Team Indoor Championship gets underway Friday
DePauw University to host this year's tournament for a fourth year
April 22, 2013
Women's Tennis Drops Nailbiter on Senior Day
The UC Santa Cruz women's tennis team dropped a 5-4 match to Sonoma St. on senior day. The Slugs were honoring 3 seniors.
April 22, 2013
Women's Tennis Ranked 12th in the Nation
The UCSC women's tennis team was ranked 12th in the country in the latest rankings.
April 22, 2013
Women's Tennis Defeats Pomona Pitzer
The Slugs beat the Stagehens for the first time in 8 years 6-3
October 11, 2012
2012 USTA/ITA National Small College Championships Has Begun Today
Regional champions from NCAA Divisions II and III, NAIA, and JuCo compete in Mobile. Results are Being Posted on ITA Website
October 11, 2012
Day One Complete at USTA/ITA National Small College Championships
Day one is complete at the USTA/ITA National Small College Championships at the Copeland-Cox Tennis Center in Mobile, AL. A total of 80 matches were played today in NCAA Divisions II and III, NAIA and Junior/Community College including a round of men's and women's singles, one round of women's doubles and two rounds of men's doubles.
May 24, 2012
Alexandra Scotten Falls in First Round of NCAA Championships
Alex Scotten lost a well fought match in the first round of the NCAA Championships to Kelly Gebert of Depauw University 6-3, 6-4. Scotten went down 0-2 in the first set but came back to tie it up at 2-2 after some great shotmaking and unforced errors from her opponent.
May 24, 2012
Alexandra Scotten and Laura Wade Through to the Quarterfinals
Alex Scotten and Laura Wade defeated the Middlebury tandem of Leah Kepping and Brittney Faber. The Middlebury team is arguably one of the best teams in Division III. The win means that Alex Scotten and Laura Wade became ITA All-Americansto become the program's 8th and 9th members to receive this honor.
May 23, 2012
Alex Scotten Receives 2012 ITA West Region Player to Watch
Sophomore Alexandra Scotten received the ITA West Region Player to Watch award. This is awarded to a player who is in their second or third year of college and has had a stellar collegiate career so far.
May 18, 2012
Preview of the 2012 NCAA Individual Championships
For a preview and electronic copy of the 2012 NCAA Women's Individual Championships click here.
May 11, 2012
#27 UCSC Falls to #29 Whitman College in Thrilling First Round Match
In a what could be a preview of the 2013 Division III Megabowl championships, UC Santa Cruz came up short against the Whitman MIssionaries, losing 3-5. Whitman got the first point with Webster/Palkowitz getting an 8-2win at #3 doubles over Truong/Parker. UCSC evened the match at 1-1 with Scotten/Wade defeating Roberg/Lawless 8-5 in a battle of top ranked doubles teams. Lymburner/Malone fought hard and played a great match, defeating Lawless/Ralston in a thrilling 9-7 victory to put the slugs up 2-1 going into singles.
May 9, 2012
Slugs Get Individuals Selected into NCAA Individual Championships
Singles player Alex Scotten and the #1 doubles pair of Scotten and Laura Wade have qualified for the 2012 NCAA Individual Championships. Scotten has finished the season ranked #6 in the west region in the NCAA, and she and Wade have finished at #3 in the west region in the NCAA rankings.
May 7, 2012
Slugs get Selected to NCAA Tournament
The #27 nationally ranked slugs have been selected to go to the NCAA tournament. Faced with adversity before the season even started, UCSC fought and battled all year to stay in the top 30 in the nation and came close to beating some highly ranked teams.
April 21, 2012
UCSC Sweeps NDNU on Senior Day
In the last match of the season, UC Santa Cruz swept the visiting Notre Dame de Namur Argonauts 9-0. The match was especially important for the slugs because they said goodbye to their two seniors, Sarah Malone (Traverse City, MI) and Rebecca Parker (Boulder, CO).
March 7, 2012
Slugs Defeat Kenyon College
In the second match of the homestand, #21 UCSC defeated Kenyon College 5-4. The slugs took a 2-1 lead after doubles, with Alex Scotten/Laura Wade defeating Schlessman/Bond 8-3 at the top spot, and Sarah Malone/Courtney Lymburner defeating Polster/Becker by the same score at two doubles.
February 8, 2012
Slugs Blank Mills College
In their first Division III match of the season, the #22 nationally ranked Slugs blanked visiting Mills College 9-0. Doubles started off strong for the slugs with Becca Parker and Sophie Lundeberg getting the first point of the match with an 8-0 defeat of Sarah Knight and Reyna Demos at the three spot. Courtney Lymburner and Sarah Malone cam away with an 8-1 victory at the two spot over Alice Hewitt and Casey Honath.
January 28, 2012
Slugs Fall to USF
The lady slugs were on their second day in the beautiful town of San Luis Obispo, hoping to be more successful than they were the previous day. On January 28, 2012, the Lady Slugs took on the Lady Dons from the University of San Francisco. In the doubles competition, USF's Nikolic and Hashiguchi pulled off a tough victory over Alex Scotten and Laura Wade and the match was neck-and-neck the entire time.
January 15, 2011
Slugs Open Season Against Cal Poly
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA -- The Slugs faced a tough opponent in their season opener against #64 ranked Division I Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Even though Cal Poly swept the matches winning 7-0, the Slugs put up a fight and competed extremely well. Starting the season ranked #26 in the nation in Division III, UC Santa Cruz showed a lot of potential and talent in this first match.