Women's Tennis Works 5-4 Win over Santa Barbara

Photo by Bobby R. Hester
Photo by Bobby R. Hester

The Riverside City College women's tennis team hit the road on Friday to face off against the formidable Santa Barbara City College Vaqueros in non-conference action. The Tigers found themselves in a dog fight, but two strong doubles victories handed them the edge leading to a 5-4 win.

Sophomore tandem Hannah Stevenson and Monica Madrid gave the Tigers an advantage with an 8-2 win at the third spot, backed by an 8-3 win from freshman Keeley Arendt and sophomore Miranda Cardenas at the second position.

Stevenson continued on to make quick work of her singles opponent by the final count of 6-2, 6-2. Cardenas followed with a 6-1, 6-0 victory, backed by a victory from sophomore Torrey Mateljan. She capped the contest with her sores reding 6-1, 7-5.

Riverside (2-0) will continue action at home on Tuesday, February 4 at 2 p.m. against the El Camino College Warriors.