Cal Poly women’s tennis split their two weekend games against the University of San Francisco on Saturday, March 5 and Pacific University on Sunday, March 6.
The Mustangs (6-4, 2-0 Big West) lost 2-4 on Saturday against the University of San Francisco and won 5-2 on Sunday against Pacific.
Saturday vs University of San Francisco
After Ackerman and Bhunu, the Mustangs fell in the No. 2 and No. 3 matchups to give the Dons the doubles point.
In singles, Ackerman finished first with a 7-5 and 6-3 victory to even up the match 1-1.
At the top, Bhunu won in three sets, 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 to complete the day and improve her personal record to 6-5.
Sunday vs Pacific
The Mustangs won 5-2 in the second match of the weekend against Pacific in Stockton.
In doubles play, the No. 1 duo of Ackerman and Bhunu won again, 6-1, making it four straight for the pairing. Ackerman and Bhunu have a 8-4 record together this season, the best on the team.
The point was clinched by freshmen Eliza Bates and Peyton Dunkle in the No. 3 spot, who won 6-2. The final duo of LaMette and Delanie Dunkle went unfinished.
In singles, Bente lost 6-2, 6-0, but Delanie Dunkle followed with a dominant win, 6-1, 6-3.
LaMette (7-5) extended the Cal Poly lead 3-1 in the No. 3 spot, where she won 6-1, 6-3. Peyton Dunkle clinched the victory in the No. 6 spot, 6-4, 6-1, and No. 1 Bhunu got another victory in three sets, 5-7, 6-1, 11-9.
Cal Poly has won the last three matchups against Pacific.
The Mustangs have an extended break until their double-header against Seattle University and Fresno Pacific on Sunday, Mar. 20 at the Mustang Tennis complex.