With a 7-0 victory over UC Davis at the Mustang Courts, the Cal Poly women’s tennis team skunked an opponent for the second time in three days in the second of a seven-match homestand on Sunday.
Coming off an identical 7-0 win over San Jose State at San Luis Obispo Country Club on Friday, the Mustangs improved to 7-2 overall in duals and 3-1 in the Big West Conference with the victory over the Aggies.
“The players are competing with a lot of confidence and toughness and want to excel each time out,” Cal Poly head coach Hugh Bream said in a news release. “I was really pleased with our effort today, and I would like to see a large crowd come out and support us against UC Santa Barbara.”
The Mustangs host the rival Gauchos on Friday at 1:30 p.m.
On Sunday, Cal Poly took two of three doubles sets to win the opening point, but it came down to an 8-6 victory by Mustangs No. 1 team Suzie Matzenauer and Brittany Blalock.
Cal Poly also got an 8-4 doubles win from No. 2 team Steffi Wong and Alexa Lee, who remain undefeated on the season.
Matzenauer also came back to earn a three-set victory over Desiree Stone at No. 1 singles after dropping the first set 6-4.
Blalock, Lee, Diane Filip and Jocelyn Davis all had straight-set victories in singles play.
SOFTBALLArizona 7, Cal Poly 3; Long Island 3, Cal Poly 2 (8 innings)The Mustangs (3-5) ended up winning just one of five games in the Cathedral City Classic after dropping a game continued from Saturday against the No. 2 Wildcats and blowing two one-run leads against Long Island.
A throwing error by Cal Poly shortstop Nora Sobczack allowed the winning run to score off Mustangs pitcher Anna Cahn (2-2) in the bottom of the eighth against Long Island.
Arizona struck for all seven of its runs in less than four innings against Cal Poly pitcher Helen Peña, who was coming off a victory over No. 22 Northwestern.
Krysten Cary and Nicole Lund led the way offensively for the Mustangs. Cary batted a combined 3 for 7 with a two-run home run. Lund was also 3 for 7 with a double and one RBI.
GOLFCal Poly women finish second in ArizonaMustangs Maddy Fletcher and Kristen Locke tied for second, one stroke behind Red Rocks Invitational winner Paige Rachor of Portland, and Cal Poly finished four strokes behind team winner and host Northern Arizona in Sedona, Ariz.
Cal Poly led by five strokes after Saturday’s round. Portland finished third as a team, 25 strokes off the lead.
MEN’S TENNISCal Poly 7, UC Davis 0Following the women’s lead, the Mustangs won two of three doubles sets en route to claiming victory in all six singles matches for their first dual win of the season.
Playing in its first Big West matchup, Cal Poly (1-7) got straight-set singles wins from Matt Fawcett, Jordan Bridge, Drew Jacobs, Alexander Sonesson and Robert Foy.