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Top-five singles lead Oxy to third consecutive win

LOS ANGELES — With wins at No. 1-5 singles, the Occidental College women's tennis team rattled off its third victory in a row, beating Pacific Lutheran 5-4 at Scholl Canyon on Wednesday.

It is the second match in a row that No. 1 Ama Oparison (Bradenton, Fla.), No. 2 Keilani Ericksen (Waimanalo, Hawaii), No. 3 Sara Charney (South Pasadena), No. 4 Catherine Anderson (Newton Square, Pa.), and No. 5 Amber Gadsden (Yigo, Guam) all won, but this time Oxy knocked off the No. 13 ranked team in the West Region.

The Tiges return to SCIAC play this Saturday, hosting La Verne.

Occidental College 5, Pacific Lutheran 4

Mar 27, 2013 at Glendale, CA (Scholl Canyon)

 

Singles competition

1. Ama Oparison (OXYW) def. Samantha Lund (PLU) 6-1, 6-0

2. Keilani Ericksen (OXYW) def. Leah Newell (PLU) 6-2, 6-3

3. Sara Charney (OXYW) def. Payton McGiriff (PLU) 6-3, 6-2

4. Catherine Anderson (OXYW) def. Tina Aarsvold (PLU) 6-3, 6-7, 6-3

5. Amber Gadsden (OXYW) def. Catherine Miolla (PLU) 6-1, 7-6

6. Allison McClure (PLU) def. Lucy Malloch (OXYW) 6-3, 7-6

 
 

Doubles competition

1. Samantha Lund/Payton McGiriff (PLU) def. Sara Charney/Keilani Ericksen (OXYW) 8-5

2. Leah Newell/Tina Aarsvold (PLU) def. Ama Oparison/Amber Gadsden (OXYW) 8-4

3. Allison McClure/Katherin Patton (PLU) def. Lucy Malloch/Catherine Anderson (OXYW) 8-4

 
 

Match Notes

T-3:10 A-51