Women's Tennis Advances To Singles And Doubles Finals At Omni Hotels Northwest Regional Championships

Oct. 28, 2001

STANFORD, Calif. - Stanford senior Gabriela Lastra and freshman Erin Burdette will meet for the Omni Hotels Northwest Regional Singles Championship on Monday morning at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium after both posted straight set quarterfinal and semifinal wins on Sunday. Burdette will also take part in the doubles final with sophomore teammate Lauren Barnikow.

Lastra, who is the second seed in the tournament, continued her dominance with a pair of easy wins. The senior from Reno, Nevada, beat unseeded Catherine Lynch of California 6-1, 6-2 in the quarterfinals and sixth-seeded Chloe Carlotte of Fresno State 6-4, 6-4 in the semifinals. Lastra has lost only 16 games in her five wins this weekend.

The ninth-seeded Burdette pulled off a pair of upsets to reach the final. She knocked off senior teammate, and fifth-seeded, Keiko Tokuda, 6-2, 6-3 in the quarterfinals and sixth-seeded Chloe Carlotte of Fresno State 6-4, 6-4 in the semis.

In the doubles semifinals, second-seeded Burdette and Barnikow held off third-seeded Claire Carter and Darija Klaic of Washington 9-8. The Stanford duo will meet top-seeded Simone Jardim and Kim Niggemeyer in Monday's finals. Jardim and Niggemeyer cruised past fourth-seeded Carla Arguelles and Raquel Kops-Jones of California 8-3 in the other semifinal.

The singles finalists (Burdette and Lastra) and doubles champion at the Omni Hotels Northwest Regional Championships, which is administered by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA), earn spots in the November 8-11 Omni Hotels National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships at Brookhaven Country Club in Farmers Branch, Texas.

Omni Hotels Northwest Regional Championships

At Stanford University

Day Three Final Results

Quarterfinals - Main Draw Singles

Erin Burdette (#9 seed - Stanford) d. Keiko Tokuda (#8 seed - Stanford), 6-2, 6-3

Raquel Kops-Jones (#5 seed - California) d. Darija Klaic (#9 seed - Washington), 6-3, 6-3

Chloe Carlotte (#6 seed - Fresno State) d. Stacy McKenna (#9 seed - Washington State), 6-4, 6-1

Gabriela Lastra (#2 seed - Stanford) d. Catherine Lynch (California), 6-1, 6-2

Semifinals - Main Draw Singles

Erin Burdette (#9 seed - Stanford) d. Raquel Kops-Jones (#5 seed - California), 6-3, 6-2

Gabriela Lastra (#2 seed - Stanford) d. Chloe Carlotte (#6 seed - Fresno State), 6-4, 6-4

Monday's Final Pairing - Main Draw Singles

Gabriela Lastra (#2 seed - Stanford) vs. Erin Burdette (#9 seed - Stanford), 10:00 a.m.

Fourth Round - Consolation Singles (Round of 16)

Emilia Anderson (Stanford) d. Zsofi Fodur (Washington State), 6-1, 6-3

Erin Hoe (#9 seed - Washington) d. Kate Romm (Cal Poly), 6-4, 6-3

Lizzy Bennett (Stanford) d. Sandra Tabata (Cal Poly), 6-1, 6-4

Larisa Nicol (Idaho) d. Mariko Kawakami (Santa Clara), injury default

Kara Guzman (Stanford) d. Alyson Tyson (Portland), 1-6, 6-2, 6-0

Chris Martinez (Washington State) d. Daniela Gheorge (Fresno State), 7-6 (4), 6-4

Courtney Jantz (Fresno State) d. Stephanie Westrich (Cal Poly), 6-2, 6-1

Adeline Arnaud (Oregon) d. Orsi Sallai (Washington State), 7-6 (4), 6-4

Quarterfinals - Consolation Singles

Erin Hoe (#9 seed - Washington) d. Emilia Anderson (Stanford), 6-3, 7-5

Lizzy Bennett (Stanford) d. Larisa Nicol (Idaho), 6-4, 6-4

Chris Martinez (Washington State) d. Kara Guzman (Stanford), 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-1

Courtney Jantz (Fresno State) d. Adeline Arnaud (Oregon), 6-3, 6-3

Monday's Semifinal Pairings - Consolation Singles

Erin Hoe (#9 seed - Washington) vs. Lizzy Bennett (Stanford), 9:00 a.m.

Chris Martinez (Washington State) vs. Courtney Jantz (Fresno State), 9:00 a.m.

(Consolation singles final will be played immediately after semifinals.)

Semifinals - Main Draw Doubles

Simone Jardim/Kim Niggemeyer (#1 - Fresno St.) d. Carla Arguelles/Raquel Kops-Jones (#4 - Cal), 8-3

Lauren Barnikow/Erin Burdette (#2 - Stanford) d. Claire Carter/Darija Klaic (#3 seeds - Washington), 9-8

Monday's Final Pairing - Main Draw Doubles

Simone Jardim/Kim Niggemeyer (#1 - Fresno St.) vs. Lauren Barnikow/Erin Burdette (#2 - Stanford), immediately after singles final

(NOTE: There is no consolation doubles draw.)

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