UW's Dea Sumantri advances to the final round of the Pac-10 Indoor Championships

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Jan. 18, 2003

SEATTLE - Washington's Dea Sumantri advanced to the final round of the Pac-10 Indoor Championships Saturday by defeating Jieun Jacobs of California 6-1, 6-4 in the semi-finals at UW's Nordstrom Tennis Center. Sumantri will play in he championship match on Sunday.

In Flight I singles, Husky All-American Claire Carter defeated USC's Luana Magnani, 7-5, 6-3 to advance to the semi-finals, where she will face Daria Panova of Oregon.

Three other Huskies - Erin Hoe, Amy Allen, and Andrea Coulter - all emerged victorious. Hoe defeated Oregon's Jamie Marshall, 7-5, 6-0, advancing to the semi-finals, where she will face Standford's Kara Guzman. Allen and Coulter will advance to the quarterfinals, Allen downing Washington Sate's Natalie Dow in three sets (7-6, 3-6, 6-1) and Coulter defeating Arizona's Kelly Duncan, 6-3, 6-1. Allen will face California's Brooke Borisoff and Coulter will match up aganist ASU's Megan Yeats.

The day was not all good news for Washington, as two Huskies - Kathy Chi and Colleen Gray - were defeated in their matches. Chi fell to USC's Melissa Esmero, 6-3, 6-3 while Gray was defeated 6-4, 6-1 by UCLA's Suzi Wild.

Doubles matches allowed three out of four Washington pairs were victorious, advancing to the quarterfinals. Huskies Claire Carter and Darija Klaic defeated Oregon's Monika Gieczys and Davina Mendiburu, 9-7, while Andrea Coulter and Dinka Hadzic downed Washington State's Melanie Humphrey and Zorana Roganovic, 8-1. Huskies Erin Bosclair and Erin Hoe defeated California's Catherine Lynch and Jessica Shu, 8-3, while Huskies Kathy Chi and Stephanie Svanfeldt fell to Oregon's Ester Bak and Julie Merle, 8-4.

Pac-10 Indoor play resumes Sun., Jan. 19, in the Nordstrom Tennis Center, with matches beginning at 9 a.m.

Resluts on the following page.

Pac-10 Indoor Womens's Tennis Championships
Sat., Jan 18, 2003Nordstrom Tennis Center; Seattle, Wash.

Singles - Flight I - Quarterfinals
Claire Carter (UW) def. Luana Magnani (USC) 7-5, 6-3

Singles - Flight II - Semifinals
Dea Sumantri (UW)def. Jieun Jacobs (CAL) 6-1, 6-4

Singles - Flight III - Quarterfinals
Erin Hoe (UW) def. Jamie Marshall (UO) 7-5, 6-0

Singles - Flight IV - First Round
Amy Allen (UW) def. Natalie Dow (WSU) 7-6, 3-6, 6-1
Andrea Coulter (UW) def. Carla Arguelles (CAL) 6-3, 6-1
Melissa Esmero (USC) def. Kathy Chi (UW) 6-3, 6-3

Consolation - Flight II - Quarterfinals
Suzi Wild (UCLA) def. Colleen Gray (UW) 6-4, 6-1

Doubles - Flight I - First Round
Claire Carter & Darija Klaic (UW) def. Monika Gieczys & Davina Mendiburu (UO) 9-7

Doubles - Flight II - First Round
Andrea Coulter & Dinka Hadzic (UW) def. Melanie Humphrey & Zorana Roganovic (WSU) 8-1.
Erin Bosclair & Erin Hoe (UW) def. Catherine Lynch & Jessica Shu (CAL) 8-3
Ester Bak & Julie Merle (UO) def. Kathy Chi & Stephanie Svanfeldt (UW) 8-4

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