Women's tennis team sweeps San Diego Mesa in 2012 opener   

Tags: Athletics, Tennis-Women, IVCEvents

2011-MeganMiller.jpgThe Irvine Valley women's tennis team got its 2012 season off to a great start.

The Lasers didn't drop a match in beating San Diego Mesa, 9-0, in a nonconference match at home on Thursday afternoon.

IVC won five of the six singles matches in straight sets.

Sophomore returner Megan Miller defeated Gabie Fortunato, 6-2, 6-3, at No. 1 singles. Freshman Alyssa Harper beat Chika Yanai, 7-6, 6-2, at the second singles spot. Freshman Corliss Mejia defeated Denise Romero, 6-3, 6-3, at No. 3 singles.

Sophomore returner Alyssa Pekarcik beat Layla Zbiden, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, at No. 4 singles and sophomore Ivette Winder earned a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Mariah Albright at the fifth singles spot for the Lasers.

San Diego Mesa defaulted at No. 6 singles.

Irvine Valley's top doubles team of Miller and Harper won, 8-3, and the No. 2 team of Mejia and Pekarcik had an easy 8-0 victory. IVC picked up a default win at No. 3 doubles. 

Irvine Valley plays again next Thursday, hosting El Camino at 2 p.m.

No. 1 Megan Miller (IVC) def. Gabie Fortunato (SDM), 6-2, 6-3
No. 2 Alyssa Harper (IVC) def. Chika Yanai (SDM), 7-6, 6-3
No. 3 Corliss Mejia (IVC) def. Denise Romero (SDM), 6-3, 6-3
No. 4 Alyssa Pekarcik (IVC) def. Layla Zbiden (SDM), 6-4, 4-6, 6-4
No. 5 Ivette Winder (IVC) def. Mariah Albright (SDM), 6-2, 6-1
No. 6 IVC wins by default
No. 1 Miller/Harper (IVC) def. Fortunato/Yanai (SDM), 8-3
No. 2 Mejia/Pekarcik (IVC) def. Romero/Zbiden (SDM), 8-0
No. 3 IVC wins by default


Posted by  Nathan Quach  on  2/3/2012
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