PASADENA, CA - The Beavers cruised to a 9-0 win over Occidental on Friday afternoon as they posted their ninth win of the season.
Highlighting the win was Rebekah Kitto's 50th dual match win of her collegiate career by posting a 6-0, 7-6 (3) win at the top singles position.
During the final five singles matches Caltech dropped just five total games and won three of them in straight sets. Monica Li and Jenny Sheng both "double bageled" their opponent at the second and third singles spot respectively.
Sophia Chen won 6-3, 6-1 at the fourth slot and Michelle Tang won without dropping a game in the fifth position. Valerie Pietrasz completed the dominance by tallying a 6-0, 6-1 win at the final singles spot.
Li and Sheng teamed up for a hard fought 9-7 win during the No. 1 doubles match. The Beavers dropped just one game in the final two doubles matches.
It was the fourth straight victory against Occidental for the Beavers. Furthermore it was Caltech's first 9-0 SCIAC win since the 2007 season.
Caltech's busy weekend slate continues on Saturday when they travel to Whittier for an early afternoon match against the region's fifth ranked team.
Caltech 9, Occidental College 0
1. Rebekah Kitto (CALTECHW) def. K. Bonis-Ericksen (OXYW) 6-0, 7-6 (7-3)
2. Monica Li (CALTECHW) def. Jesse Hernandez (OXYW) 6-0, 6-0
3. Jenny Sheng (CALTECHW) def. Amber Gadsden (OXYW) 6-0, 6-0
4. Sophia Chen (CALTECHW) def. Hannah Munkacsi (OXYW) 6-3, 6-1
5. Michelle Tang (CALTECHW) def. Isabella Korfmann (OXYW) 6-0, 6-0
6. Valerie Pietrasz (CALTECHW) def. Rene Xu (OXYW) 6-0, 6-1
1. Monica Li/Jenny Sheng (CALTECHW) def. K. Bonis-Ericksen/Amber Gadsden (OXYW) 9-7
2. Rebekah Kitto/Sophia Chen (CALTECHW) def. Isabella Korfmann/Jesse Hernandez (OXYW) 8-0
3. Valerie Pietrasz/Michelle Tang (CALTECHW) def. Hannah Munkacsi/Rene Xu (OXYW) 8-1