Women's Tennis Beats San Diego State, 7-0

March 2, 2002

STANFORD, Calif. - Stanford University improved to 10-1 on the season with a 7-0 non-conference home win over San Diego State University (5-4) on Saturday afternoon at the Taube Tennis Center.

The third-ranked Cardinal thoroughly dominated the 44th-ranked Aztecs, losing just eight games in doubles competition and capturing all six singles matches in straight sets.

At No. 1 doubles, Stanford's second-ranked duo of Lauren Kalvaria (Indialantic, FL/Boca Raton Prep) and Gabriela Lastra (Reno, NV/Reno HS) blanked 52nd-ranked Lindsey Hedberg and Silvia Tornier 8-0.

The Cardinal was also impressive in singles play, particularly in the middle of the lineup, where it lost a combined total of only seven games in the Nos. 3-5 slots.

Sophomore Lauren Barnikow (Woodbridge, NJ/Woodbridge HS) won 6-0, 6-2 at No. 3, senior Keiko Tokuda (Clifton, NJ/Clifton HS) prevailed 6-3, 6-0 at No. 4 and sophomore Emilia Anderson (Cincinnati, OH/Anderson HS) rolled to a 6-0, 6-2 win at No. 5.

The Cardinal returns to action on Friday, March 8 when it visits No. 8 Arizona State (4-1) at 1:30 p.m. (PT). The Aztecs return home to host No. 23 Georgia Tech (7-2) on Monday at 2:00 p.m.

#3 Stanford 7, #44 San Diego State 0

Doubles (Stanford wins point)

No. 1 - #2 Lauren Kalvaria/Gabriela Lastra (STAN) d. #52 Lindsey Hedberg/Silvia Tornier, 8-0

No. 2 - #8 Lauren Barnikow/Erin Burdette (STAN) d. Katja Korrento/Katalina Romero, 8-3

No. 3 - Lizzy Bennett/Kara Guzman (STAN) d. Julie Anna Chidley/Indra Erichsen, 8-5

Singles

No. 1 - #11 Lauren Kalvaria (STAN) d. #72 Silvia Tornier, 6-3, 7-5

No. 2 - #15 Erin Burdette (STAN) d. Lindsey Hedberg, 6-1, 7-5

No. 3 - #9 Lauren Barnikow (STAN) d. Katja Korrento, 6-0, 6-2

No. 4 - #103 Keiko Tokuda (STAN) d. Indra Erichsen, 6-3, 6-0

No. 5 - Emilia Anderson (STAN) d. Katalina Romero, 6-0, 6-2

No. 6 - Story Tweedie-Yates (STAN) d. Julie Anna Chidley, 7-5, 6-1

Records - San Diego State 5-4, Stanford 10-1.

Player and team rankings are courtesy of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.

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