Women's Tennis

Women's tennis team wins at Cypress

Women's tennis team wins at Cypress

Irvine Valley's women's tennis team beat Cypress for the second time this season and picked up its third win of the year on Tuesday afternoon.

The Lasers earned a 7-2 victory over the Chargers on the road in an Orange Empire Conference match.

IVC also defeated Cypress, 7-2, the first time the two squads met.

Irvine Valley earned the overall victory basically the same way it did the first time - with four of six wins in singles and all three in doubles.

IVC won the No. 6 singles and No. 3 doubles matches by default.

Irvine Valley got wins in singles from freshmen Kristina Ebon (No. 3), Christine Yamasaki (No. 4) and Marissa Woolsey (No. 5).

Woolsey won her match, 6-0, 6-0.

Yamasaki gave up just two games and Ebon allowed only four games in victories.

Irvine Valley freshman No. 1 player Renee Walton played tough, but fell to Cyprss' Jessica Cornea, 6-2, 3-6, 6-0.

IVC freshman No. 2 player Ruth Chou also had a three-set. Melissa Gahungu won, 5-7, 6-1, 6-0.

In doubles, Irvine Valley got an 8-6 victory from the No. 1 team of Walton and Ebon.

Yamasaki and Chou won at No. 2 doubles, 8-1.

Irvine Valley improved its record to 3-9 overall.

The Lasers play again on Thursday, hosting Fullerton at 2 p.m.

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