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UH-Hilo women’s tennis team defeats Academy of Art and Dominican

Women’s Tennis: UH-Hilo vs. Academy of Art University

The University of Hawaii at Hilo defeated the Academy of Art University, 6-3, in an NCAA Division II West Region match in San Francisco, Calif.

“The women got a good win who we just lost to a week ago at the PacWest tourney,” said UHH Head Coach Kula Oda. “We started a little slow but came back strong winning five singles matches.

“It was definitely one of our better performances of the year. Hopefully we will use this confidence in our final two matches of the season.”

University of Hawaii at Hilo 6, Academy of Art University 3

Singles competition
1. Kelsey Daguio (UHH-WT) def. Kunkanda Phukchampa (AAU-WT) 6-4, 1-6, 6-4
2. Amal Ben El Hadj (AAU-WT) def. Stacie Grant (UHH-WT) 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 6-3
3. Janelle Ng (UHH-WT) def. Laone Botshoma (AAU-WT) 6-4, 6-2
4. Lindsey Shin (UHH-WT) def. Maria Tenorio (AAU-WT) 6-2, 6-3
5. Anna Hamlin (UHH-WT) def. Paola Correa Fe (AAU-WT) 7-6 (7-4), 6-4
6. Morrisa Kahakui (UHH-WT) def. Courtney DeWalt (AAU-WT) 6-3, 6-3

Doubles competition
1. Kunkanda Phukchampa/Amal Ben El Hadj (AAU-WT) def. Kelsey Daguio/Stacie Grant (UHH-WT) 8-6
2. Laone Botshoma/Paola Correa Fe (AAU-WT) def. Janelle Ng/Lindsey Shin (UHH-WT) 8-5
3. Anna Hamlin/Morrisa Kahakui (UHH-WT) def. Maria Tenorio/Cecilia Hedin (AAU-WT) 8-4

Women’s Tennis: UH-Hilo vs. Dominican University

The University of Hawaii at Hilo swept through doubles competition en route to a 7-2 win over Dominican University in San Rafael, Calif.

Hawai’i Hilo 7, Dominican (CA) 2

Singles competition
1. Kelsey Daguio (UHH-WT) def. Irina Morozova (DUC-WT) 6-4, 7-6, 7-0
2. Stacie Grant (UHH-WT) def. Shannon McCarthy (DUC-WT) 6-0, 6-1
3. Jamie Fernandez (DUC-WT) def. Janelle Ng (UHH-WT) 3-6, 6-4, 10-0
4. Lindsey Shin (UHH-WT) def. Michele Freitas (DUC-WT) 6-1, 6-4
5. Anna Hamlin (UHH-WT) def. Tami Tan (DUC-WT) 6-3, 6-2
6. Anh Truong (DUC-WT) def. Morrisa Kahakui (UHH-WT) 6-1, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. Stacie Grant/Kelsey Daguio (UHH-WT) def. Irina Morozova/Shannon McCarthy (DUC-WT) 9-7
2. Janelle Ng/Lindsey Shin (UHH-WT) def. Tami Tan/Jamie Fernandez (DUC-WT) 9-7
3. Morrisa Kahakui/Anna Hamlin (UHH-WT) def. Michele Freitas/Anh Truong (DUC-WT) 8-6

Men’s Tennis: UH-Hilo vs. University of California-San Diego

The University of Hawaii at Hilo nearly upset the 10th-ranked team in the nation before falling 5-4 to the University of California-San Diego in the Bay area.

“The match came down to the #4 singles and we lost 6-4 in the third set,” said UHH Head Coach Kula Oda. “We played pretty well, especially in doubles. Bryan Canavan and Ryan Coffey were able to beat Elliot and West, who are the #1 team in the region and #23 in the country.”

Set scores were not available.

UCSD is currently undefeated on the season, #1 in the region and #10 in the country.

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