Playing #10 UCLA on Friday on the road, the LMU women's tennis team (1-2) suffered a 4-0 setback to the Bruins (6-2).
LMU held its own in doubles, with the point coming down to the play at #1 in the order. There, #25 Ayan Broomfield/Gabby Andrews outlasted #24 Veronica Miroshnichenko/Eva Marie Voracek, 7-6 (4). Siobhan Anderson and Anna Romeka managed to record a win in doubles, defeating Jada Hart/Alaina Miller, 6-4, at #2 doubles.
UCLA featured five ranked players in singles play, with #94 Broomfield, #31 Abi Altick and unranked Andrews managing victories. LMU's ranked players, #22 Miroshnichenko at #1, and #105 Voracek at #2, had matches go unfinished, but Voracek took the opening set over #57 Hart, and Miroshnichenko was leading in the second set over #12 Ena Shibahara at the time of the stoppage.
LMU will return home on Saturday, welcoming Cal State Fullerton to the LMU Tennis Center at 10 a.m.
Loyola Marymount vs UCLA (Feb 16, 2018)
#10 UCLA 4, Loyola Marymount 0
Feb 16, 2018 at Los Angeles, CA (Los Angeles Tennis Center)
1. #12 Ena Shibahara (UCLA) vs. #22 V. Miroshnichenko (LMU) 6-2, 3-4, unfinished
2. #57 Jada Hart (UCLA) vs. #105 Eva Marie Voracek (LMU) 3-6, 3-2, unfinished
3. #94 Ayan Broomfield (UCLA) def. Siobhan Anderson (LMU) 6-2, 6-3
4. #31 Abi Altick (UCLA) def. Anna Romeka (LMU) 6-3, 6-0
5. #93 Alaina Miller (UCLA) vs. Yesica De Lucas (LMU) 6-1, 4-6, unfinished
6. Gabby Andrews (UCLA) def. Camila Tumosa (LMU) 6-1, 6-2
1. #25 Ayan Broomfield/Gabby Andrews (UCLA) def. #24 V. Miroshnichenko/Eva Marie Voracek (LMU) 7-6 (7-4)
2. Siobhan Anderson/Anna Romeka (LMU) def. Jada Hart/Alaina Miller (UCLA) 6-4
3. Abi Altick/Ena Shibahara (UCLA) def. Yesica De Lucas/Camila Tumosa (LMU) 6-0
Loyola Marymount 1-2
UCLA 6-2; National ranking #10
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (4,6,3)
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