Brigham Young University Hawaii Defeat Hawaii Pacific
Laie, HI—The second-ranked Brigham Young University Hawaii women’s tennis defeated fifth-ranked Hawaii Pacific today 5-0 to win the Pacific West Conference Tournament championship. The Seasiders swept all three doubles matches and won quickly at number two and number three singles to improve to 26-0 for the season.
Elwen Li and Yuan Jia took an 8-0 win at number one doubles while Annie Hwang and Shawni Porter were winning 8-6 at number two doubles. Salina Aranda and Sasha Ulbrichtova claimed the third doubles win 8-4 for the Seasiders.
Jia won 6-1, 6-1 at number two singles and Li won 6-1, 6-3 at number three singles to complete the victory for BYU-Hawaii. The Seasiders were leading in three of the other four singles matches when play was stopped.
he Seasiders will face SUNY-Albany on April 23 at 9:00 am HST in Laie as a tune-up match for the upcoming NCAA II West Regionals in early May.
1. #1 Annie Hwang, BYUH vs. #6 Zora Vickova, HPU 6-2, 3-2 DNF
2. #2 Yuan Jia, BYUH def. #42 Ielyzaveta Rybakova, HPU 6-1, 6-1
3. #4 Elwen Li, BYUH def. #34 Celina Goetti, HPU 6-1, 6-3
4. Salina Aranda, BYUH vs. Aleksandra Stankovic, HPU 6-1, 4-2 DNF
5. Shawni Porter, BYUH vs. Sandra Wikstrom, HPU 6-4, 1-3 DNF
6. Sasha Ulbrichtova, BYUH vs. Florie Paquay, HPU 5-7, 1-2 DNF
1. #1 Jia/Li, BYUH def. #7 Vickova/Goetti, HPU 8-0
2. #17 Hwang/Porter, BYUH def. Stankovic/Rybakova, HPU 8-6
3. Ulbrichtova/Aranda, BYUH def. Wikstrom/Carrie Shuler, HPU 8-4