Matador Tennis Falls 5-2 at UC Irvine

NORTHRIDGE, Calif. ---

The Cal State Northridge women's tennis team (4-4, 2-2 Big West) lost 5-2 to UC Irvine Saturday afternoon in a Big West Conference match in Orange County. Kristen Poei and Scout Shutter scored singles victories for the Matadors. 

A freshman from Honolulu, Poei improved to 5-3 in singles action on the season. She won in the fourth draw 6-4, 3-6 and 10-6 in a tiebreaker. Poei is 3-1 on the year against Big West opposition. 

Shutter is another freshman from Hawai'i, hailing from the city of Kailua. She improved to 2-0 on the year with a 6-3, 3-6 and 10-6 in a tiebreaker. 

The Matadors did not win a doubles match for the first time this season. Poei and Mickey Hsu suffered their first doubles loss of the season Saturday and are nor 6-1 on the season. 

CSUN returns to action Sunday, Mar. 9 with a home match against Montana. First serve from Matador Tennis Complex is slated for 10 a.m. 

UC IRVINE 5, CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE 2

March 8, 2014
Anteater Tennis Stadium

Doubles
1 Ali Facey/Franziska Goettsching (UCI) def. Vivian Lin/Criss Rodriguez (CSUN) – 8-4
2 Sarah Gong/Brooke Schweyer (UCI) def. Mickey Hsu/Kristen Poei (CSUN) – 8-4
3 Marivick Mamiit/Sarah Stadfelt (UCI) def. Lorraine Cheung/Corinne Schnyder (CSUN) – 6-5 (5)
Order of finish: 2, 1, 3

Singles
1 Sarah Gong (UCI) def. Vivian Lin (CSUN) – 6-2, 7-5
2 Marivick Mamiit (UCI) def. Mickey Hsu (CSUN) – 6-3, 6-1
3 Franziska Goettsching (UCI) def. Criss Rodriguez (CSUN) – 6-2, 6-4
4 Kristen Poei (CSUN) def. Ali Facey (UCI) – 6-4, 3-6, (10-6)
5 Kat Facey (UCI) def. Lorraine Cheung (CSUN) – 6-1, 6-3
6 Scout Shutter (CSUN) def. Sarah Stadfelt (UCI) – 6-3, 3-6, (10-6)
Order of finish: 5, 3, 2, 1, 4, 6

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