Feb. 8, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – No. 21 Vanderbilt saw its four-match win streak come to an end Friday afternoon to the hands of No. 2 UCLA, 4-1, in the first round of the ITA National Team Indoor Championship hosted by the University of Virginia at the Boar’s Head Sports Club.
The Commodores (4-1) will play in the consolation bracket Saturday, while UCLA moves on to play the winner of Miami (Fla.) and Nebraska.
In No. 1 doubles, Courtney Colton and Lauren Mira teamed up to take down the 16th-ranked duo Robin Anderson and Skylar Morton, 8-7(7-3). The Vandy duo improved to 9-4 overall on the season and 4-1 in dual play.
UCLA would go on to win doubles at No. 2 and No. 3 to take a 1-0 lead into singles competition.
Ashleigh Antal delivered the lone win in singles for Vanderbilt at the No. 6 position. Antal defeated Courtney Dolehide in straight sets, 6-3, 6-1.
In No. 1 singles, Mira lost for the first time in her last six matches, as she fell to No. 6 Robin Anderson, 6-0, 6-0.
The Bruins then wrapped up the match with wins in No. 2 and No. 3 singles. No. 47 Kyle McPhillips bested Colton in three sets, 6-2, 4-6, 6-0, while No. 96 Pamela Montez knocked off No. 91 Marie Casares, 6-4, 6-2.
The matches on courts No. 4 and No. 5 went unfinished.
Upon completion of the ITA National Team Indoors, Vanderbilt heads to Texas for a two-match road trip Feb. 16-17. The Commodores will play No. 15 Baylor Feb. 16 in Waco and then No. 38 TCU in Fort Worth Feb. 17.
1. No. 6 Robin Anderson (UCLA) def. Lauren Mira (Vanderbilt) 6-0, 6-0
2. No. 47 Kyle McPhillips (UCLA) def. No. 102 Courtney Colton (Vandy) 6-2, 4-6, 6-0
3. No. 96 Pamela Montez (UCLA) def. No. 91 Marie Casares (Vanderbilt) 6-4, 6-2
4. Georgina Sellyn (Vanderbilt) vs. Chanelle Van Nguyen (UCLA) 4-6, 5-5, unfinished
5. No. 115 Frances Altick (Vanderbilt) vs. Catherine Harrison (UCLA) 6-4, 3-6, 2-1, unfinished
6. Ashleigh Antal (Vanderbilt) def. Courtney Dolehide (UCLA) 6-3, 6-1
1. Colton/Mira (Vanderbilt) def. No. 16 Anderson/Morton (UCLA) 8-7(7-3)
2. Dolehide/Montez (UCLA) def. Antal/Casares (Vanderbilt) 8-7(7-4)
3. McPhillips/Van Nguyen (UCLA) def. Altick/Sellyn (Vanderbilt) 8-4
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