Cal Poly women’s tennis swept both of their matches against Seattle University and Fresno Pacific in shutout fashion on Sunday, Mar. 20 at Mustang Tennis Complex. 

The Mustangs’ (8-4, 2-0 Big West) remained perfect at home and extended their current winning streak to three games. 

Matchup vs. Seattle

The day started against Seattle University (1-9) with the number one duo of redshirt juniors Kim Bhunu and Emily Ackerman winning 6-0. Graduate senior Laura Bente and freshman Peyton Dunkle took the next match 6-2, quickly extending the lead to 2-0. 

In singles, Peyton Dunkle overpowered her opponent by blanking her 6-0, 6-0. Her sister, redshirt sophomore Delanie Dunkle, followed her up with a 6-1, 6-1 victory. 

Ackerman clinched the match with a 6-2, 6-1 victory in her singles matchup. 

Matchup vs. Fresno Pacific

A couple of hours later, Bente and Peyton Dunkle started the match against Fresno Pacific with a 6-0 doubles win. 

Delanie Dunkle and redshirt sophomore Melissa LaMette won their doubles match 6-1, giving the Mustangs a 2-0 lead. 

At the number one singles spot, Bhunu pushed her streak to five straight wins as she beat Fresno Pacific’s Maria Borodii in straight sets 6-1, 6-0. Delanie Dunkle made it a 3-0 lead with her victory, 6-3, 6-0.

Again the match was clinched by a straight-set victory from Ackerman, 6-1, 6-1. 

The Mustangs ended their dominating performance without dropping a set in a counted match. 

Cal Poly will look to continue their undefeated home streak on Tuesday, Mar. 22 against Santa Clara University at Mustang Tennis Complex. 

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