UC San Diego Athletics

AZUSA, Calif. – No. 14 UC San Diego could not pull out a point in its season-opening loss to NAIA No. 8 Azusa Pacific on Saturday. The Cougars swept all nine matches for a 9-0 win at Munson and Bavougian Tennis Complex.

Jacquelyn Davis was the lone Triton to win a set on the afternoon, picking off set one 6-3 against Sarita Adhikary. However, Adhikary would recover to take the next two frames 6-2, 10-6 to earn the point.

Taskeen Bains nearly won a set in her match with Sheryl Bon-Bakalov, but fell in a second set tiebreak 6-2, 7-6 (7-3).

Davis and Melissa Breisacher came the closest on the doubles side to giving UCSD a point, but the duo fell 9-8 to Bon-Bakalov and Emily Harris.