The Pirates' women's tennis team dropped its opening match of the season 8-1 to visiting Fullerton College Friday at the VC Tennis Center. Tanya Thompson earned Ventura's lone point of the day with a 6-3, 4-6, 11-9 tiebreaking victory in No. 3 singles.
VC begins its Western State Conference play on Tuesday Feb. 5, hosting Santa Barbara at 2:00 pm at the VC Tennis Center.
Ventura College 1, Fullerton College 8
1. Keressa Garland/Tanya Thompson (VC) lost to Julia Suh/ Alexis Lombera (FC) 0-8
2. Victoria Neumann/ Cali Iadevaia (VC) lost to Ashley Castro /Kim LA (FC) 5-8
3. Aliyah Amaya/ Emily Ward (VC) lost to Janet Shiau/ Savanna Schreiner (FC) 1-8
1. Victoria Neumann (VC) lost to Julia Suh (FC) 1-6, 0-6
2. Keressa Garland (VC) lost to Alexis Lombera (FC) 2-6, 3-6
3. Tanya Thompson (VC) def. Ashley Castro (FC) 6-3, 4-6, 11-9 Tiebreaker
4. Aliyah Amaya (VC) lost to Kim La (FC) 3-6, 1-6
5. Cali Iadevaia (VC) lost to Janet Shiau (FC) 0-6, 1-6
6. Emily Ward (VC) lost to Savanna Schreiner (FC) 1-6, 0-6