Tennis Squads Finish Well In Pac-10 Consolation Play

April 27, 2002

OJAI, Calif. - The University of Oregon tennis squads finished the Pac-10 Championships on a positive note Saturday, winning nine of the backdraw consolation matches.

On the men's side, the Ducks were able to pick up five wins in their last competition of the season.

'It was a nice way for us to end the season,' said Oregon men's head coach Chris Russell.

On the women's side, Oregon got wins from Janice Nyland, Vickie Gunnarsson and Ester Bak. Nyland was able to upend No. 91-ranked Dianne Hollands of Arizona, 7-6, 3-6, 7-6.

'It was a busy month for us and we were a little worn out,' said Oregon women's head coach Jack Griffin. 'We fought hard this week and our focus is on the NCAA Team Championships.'

Pac-10 Championships
Ojai, Calif.
April 27, 2002

Men's Backdraw

Johan Paalberg (ORE) def. Chris Meyer (STAN), 6-2, 6-3.
Sven Swinnen (ORE) def. Philip Sheng (STAN), 2-6, 6-3, 6-3.
Manuel Kost (ORE) def. Carl Hagman (ARIZ), 7-5, 6-2.
Nicholas Weiss (WASH) def. Jason Menke (ORE), 6-2, 6-1.
Chris King (ORE) def. Scott Felsenthal (WASH), 6-4, 6-4.
Peter Schaeler (WASH) def. Kyle Halberg (ORE), 6-3, 6-0.

Felsenthal/Christoph Palmanshofer (WASH) def. Halberg/Paalberg (ORE), 9-6,
Teig/Swinnen (ORE) def. Whi Kim/Roeland Brateanu (ARIZ), 8-5.

Women's Backdraw

Janice Nyland (ORE) def. Dianne Hollands (ARIZ), 7-6, 3-6, 7-6.
Anita Loyola (WSU) def. Courtney Nagle (ORE), 6-1, 7-6, 6-1.
Ester Bak (ORE) def. Kara Guzman (STAN), 6-3, 6-1.
Vickie Gunnarsson (ORE) def. Zorana Roganovich (WSU), 6-3, retire.

Daria Panova/Vickie Gunnarsson (ORE) def. Nicole Havlicek/Jieun Jacobs (CAL), 8-4.

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