The Bruins can have been eradicated from group pageant, however particular person gamers are nonetheless squaring off in Orlando, Florida.
UCLA girls’s tennis (21-8, 8-2 %-12) noticed its season come to an finish after falling to North Carolina, however 4 Bruins nonetheless travelled to Florida to take part within the NCAA doubles and singles championships.
Within the first spherical of doubles, freshman Elysia Bolton and redshirt junior Jada Hart confronted off towards Tennessee’s Sadie Hammond and Kaitlin Staines. The Bruins defeated the pair in a 7-6, 6-1 victory to advance to the second one spherical of the contest.
Hart and Bolton’s run got here to an finish within the spherical of 16, as they fell 6-2, 7-6 to Michigan’s Kate Fahey and Brienne Minor.
Bolton additionally competed within the singles bracket and recorded a 6-1, 6-Three win over Florida’s McCartney Kessler within the first spherical. Bolton later carded a 4-6, 6-3, 7-Five victory over Texas’ Anna Turati to advance to the spherical of 16.
Bolton didn’t advance any more, as she fell to North Carolina’s Cameron Morra in 3 units.
Hart additionally participated within the singles draw. Hart defeated Duke’s Meible Chi 6-1, 6-1 within the first spherical of play. She replicated her luck within the subsequent spherical, beating Stanford’s Michaela Gordon 6-4, 6-1 to earn a berth within the spherical of 16.
After defeating Oklahoma State’s Katarina Stresnakova, Hart’s run got here to an finish within the quarterfinals, falling to Georgia’s Katarina Jokic 3-6, 6-4, 6-3. Hart was once the closing Bruin to be eradicated within the singles bracket.
Seniors Ayan Broomfield and Gabby Andrews are the one two UCLA gamers left in pageant. The pair received its first fit of the match by means of notching a 6-3, 2-6, 10-7 victory over Florida’s Victoria Emma and McCartney Kessler.
The 2 confronted off towards Broomfield’s former college Clemson in the second one spherical. The Bruins tallied a 7-6, 7-6 victory towards Clemson’s Marie Leduc and Fernanda Navarro. The group’s win earned it a berth within the quarterfinals of the contest. Within the quarterfinals Broomfield and Andrews defeated North Carolina’s Makenna Jones and Cameron Morra 4-6, 6-1, 10-7.
UCLA had members advance to the quarterfinals in each and every bracket – the primary time the Bruins have achieved this feat since 2008.
Broomfield and Andrews will play for a place within the finals Friday.
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