No. 3 Women's Tennis Defeats UNLV, 6-1

Feb. 15, 2002

STANFORD, Calif. - Third-ranked Stanford University (6-1) defeated 56th-ranked Nevada-Las Vegas (3-1) 6-1 in non-conference women's tennis action on Friday afternoon at the Taube Tennis Center.

The Lady Rebels gave the Cardinal all it could handle in singles competition, taking four of the six singles matches to three sets.

After easily winning the doubles point, Stanford received straight set singles victories from senior Lauren Kalvaria (Indialantic, FL/Boca Raton Prep) at No. 1 and sophomore Lauren Barnikow (Woodbridge, NJ/Woodbridge HS) at No. 3.

The remaining four singles matches went the distance, with Stanford prevailing in three of the four. Seniors Gabriela Lastra (Reno, NV/Reno HS) and Keiko Tokuda (Clifton, NJ/Clifton HS) prevailed in three sets, as did freshman Erin Burdette (Jackson, GA/Monroe Academy).

UNLV picked up its point on a three-set victory by senior Marianne Bakken at No. 6 singles.Stanford returns to action on Wednesday when it hosts the University of Hawaii at 1:30 p.m. at the Taube Tennis Center.

#3 Stanford 6, #56 UNLV 1

Doubles (Stanford wins point)

No. 1 - #1 Lauren Kalvaria/Gabriela Lastra (S) d. Agnieszka Abram/Paulina Janus, 8-3

No. 2 - #6 Lauren Barnikow/Erin Burdette (S) d. Marianne Bakken/Gyorgyi Zsiros, 8-2

No. 3 - Keiko Tokuda/Story Tweedie-Yates (S) d. Tracie Chong/Leentjie Oosthuizen, 8-3

Singles

No. 1 - #4 Lauren Kalvaria (S) d. #59 Paulina Janus, 6-0, 6-0

No. 2 - #11 Gabriela Lastra (S) d. Gyorgyi Zsiros, 6-1, 4-6, 6-4

No. 3 - #42 Lauren Barnikow (S) d.Agnieszka Abram, 6-2, 6-2

No. 4 - #10 Erin Burdette (S) d. Tracie Chong, 6-4, 6-7, 6-4

No. 5 - #52 Keiko Tokuda (S) d. Leentjie Oosthuizen, 6-7, 6-4, 6-1

No. 6 - Marianne Bakken (UNLV) d. Emilia Anderson, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4

Records - #56 UNLV 3-1, #3 Stanford 6-1.

Player rankings are courtesy of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association

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