Ventura College Athletics

Pirates Claim First Victory of the Season

Pirate sophomore Tricia McClain was victorious Friday at No. 4 singles as the VC women's tennis team recorded its first win of the season against Cypress.
Pirate sophomore Tricia McClain was victorious Friday at No. 4 singles as the VC women's tennis team recorded its first win of the season against Cypress.

The VC women's tennis team claimed their first victory of the young season with a 6-3 triumph over visiting Cypress College Friday afternoon at the VC Tennis Center. The Pirates (1-2, 0-2) won three of four singles matches, including a love and love win by Alyssa Powell at No. 2, a 6-1, 6-3 win at No. 3 by Allie De Marco, and a love and one decision at No. 4 by Tricia McClain.

The Pirates will next host College of the Canyons on Tuesday Feb. 13 at the VC Tennis Center beginning at 2:00 pm.

Doubles
1. Powell/De Marco (VC) lost to Garcia/Beaver (CC), 8-5
2. Meschke/Lauringer (VC) lost to Ngai/Wood (CC), 8-2
3. Carmichael/Garland (VC) def. Cypress (default)

Singles
1. Lea Meschke (VC) lost to Ashley Garcia (CC), 6-4, 7-6
2. Alyssa Powell (VC) def. Shannon Beaver (CC), 6-0, 6-0
3. Allie De Marco (VC) def. Candace Ngai (CC), 6-1, 6-3
4. Tricia McClain (VC) def. Lisa Wood (CC), 6-0, 6-1
5. Keressa Garland (VC) def. Cypress (default)
6. Chelsea Carmichael (VC) def. Cypress (default)