At the friendly home confines of Caltech, the Beavers managed to ground the visiting Golden Eagles of La Sierra University by a final score of 5-4 in an epic 5 and 1/2 hour tennis battle. While the rest of the country was focusing on the Super Bowl XLIII, Coach Mandy Gamble and company were dialed in on the business at hand and starting the 2009 campaign on a winning note. "This youthful Tech team played very well, our conditioning and preparation is paying off" commented Coach Gamble. Caltech won with singles victories from sophomore Lili Yang at the #2 and freshmen Wubing Ye and Cathy Dong playing in the #5 and 6 spots respectively. Tied after singles play set the stage for doubles in which the Beavers won with its #1 duo of junior Leslie Tong and Lili Yang along with #3 sophomore Sally Zhen and Cathly Dong edging out the guests 5 to 4 overall. Please click here for complete match results.
Next up for women's tennis is a visit from Hope
International University at 2pm on Saturday, February 7th.