COD Women's Tennis Out Runs Rio Hondo, 7-2

COD Women's Tennis Out Runs Rio Hondo, 7-2

COD (4-2; 3-1) took a non-conference victory, as they hosted the Rio Hondo Roadrunners (2-4; 0-2), 7-2.

In doubles play for Desert the team of sophomore Andrea Rapan (Thermal Coachella Valley) and sophomore Annaya Zubick (Palm Springs H.S.) took the win against Rio Hondo in the extra set, 9-8 and 7-2. The team of freshman Adriana Vargas (La Quinta H.S.) and freshman Vanessa Rodriguez (Palm Springs H.S.) won, 8-5.

In singles play, Desert overwhelmed Rio Hondo, winning 5-1. The freshman Karla Munoz (Rancho Mirage H.S.) stunned her oppenent, finishing the match in straight sets, 6-0 and 6-0. Stepien once again had a great showing, taking the win, 6-1 and 6-0. Rodriguez, Rapan and Zubick each grabbed a win for Desert.

College of the Desert defeated Rio Hondo College, 7-2 in Non-Conference play at College of the Desert in Palm Desert.

DOUBLES:

#1: Stepien / Munoz (COD) def. Quach / valles (RIO) 8-0
#2: Diaz / Teller (RIO) def. Rapan / Zubick (COD) 9-8 (7-3)
#3: Vargas / Rodriguez (COD) def. Martinez / Garcia (COD) 8-5

SINGLES:

#1: Claudia Stepien (COD) def. Quach (RIO) 6-1, 6-0
#2: Karla Munoz (COD) def. Valles (RIO) 6-0, 6-0
#3: Annaya Zubick (COD) def. Tellez (RIO) 6-0, 5-7 (10-5)
#4: Andrea Rapan (COD) def. Diaz (RIO) 6-0, 6-1
#5: Martinez (RIO) def. Madison Burns (COD) 6-3, 7-6 (7-1)
#6: Vanessa Rodriguez (COD) def. Garcia (RIO) 6-4, 6-3

Overall Record: 4-2

PCAC Record: 3-1

The next match for College of the Desert Women's Tennis will be at Imperial Valley on March 12th at 2p, where they will travel for a Pacific Coast Athletic Conference (PCAC) match against the Imperial Valley Arabs.

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Information provided by COD Sports Information. Story by Ebony Macias (COD Sports Information Office).