CLAREMONT, CA – The No. 6 Pomona-Pitzer Women's Tennis team dominated the Occidental College Tigers in their SCIAC season opener, Saturday afternoon at the Pauley Tennis Complex winning 9-0. The Sagehens then dropped a close match to Division II No. 24 Cal State Los Angeles.
Season Impact: The Sagehens begin the season 1-1.
No. 6 Pomona-Pitzer 9, Occidental 0
Arianna Chen and Caroline Casper teamed up to beat Oxy's Lauren Hutkin and Maxine Krygier in the No. 1 match 8-0. Yurie Heard and Mae Coyiuto won the No. 2 match 8-1 and Maddie Gordon and Lucy Jiang won the No. 3 match 8-1.
No. 24 Cal State Los Angeles 5, No. 6 Pomona-Pitzer 4
The Sagehens scored three singles wins over Cal State LA to nearly pull off the upset over the Division II Golden Eagles.
Joy Kim came close in her match losing in three sets. 6-3, 2-6, 7-5.
Next Match: The Sagehens host the Chapman Panthers next Saturday at 2 p.m.