No. 2 Cardinal Continues To Roll, Beat UCLA 6-1

April 5, 2003

Los Angeles, Calif. - After defeating top-ranked USC on Friday, the second-ranked Stanford women's tennis team picked up its 13th-consecutive victory with a 6-1 win over No. 7 UCLA on Saturday afternoon at the Los Angles Tennis Center. The Cardinal (15-1, 3-0 Pac-10) swept the doubles and took five of the six singles matches, while the Bruins fall to 12-7 and 3-1 in the conference.

At the first doubles position, the No. 2 doubles team in the nation, Lauren Barnikow (Woodbridge, NJ) and Erin Burdette (Jackson, GA), defeated Laura Gordon and Sara Walker, 8-4. No. 48 Alice Barnes (Cambridge, UK) and Amber Liu (La Mesa, CA) beat Sarah Gregg and Susi Wild 8-2, while Emilia Anderson (Cincinnati, OH) and Story Tweedie-Yates (Redmond, WA) knocked off Jackie Carleton and Anya Loncaric, 8-5.

Holding a 1-0 advantage, Stanford picked up five singles victories, four in straight sets, en route to its 6-1 win. UCLA did manage a point, with No. 23 Jackie Carleton getting a 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 win over Barnikow at No. 2.

Stanford will be on the road next weekend when they travel to Arizona. The Cardinal will face the Wildcats on Friday before meeting the Sun Devils on Saturday.

No. 2 Stanford 6, No. 7 UCLA 1

Doubles:
1. (2) Barnikow/Burdette (Stan) def. Gordon/Walker (UCLA) -- 8-4
2. (48) Barnes/Liu (Stan) def. Gregg/Wild (UCLA) -- 8-2
3. Anderson/Tweedie-Yates (Stan) def. Carleton/Anya Loncaric (UCLA) -- 8-5

Singles:
1. (48) Amber Liu (Stan) def. (10) Sara Walker (UCLA) -- 6-0, 7-5
2. (23) Jackie Carleton (UCLA) def. (16) Lauren Barnikow (Stan) -- 6-3, 3-6, 6-4
3. (37) Erin Burdette (Stan) def. (58) Susi Wild (UCLA) -- 6-1, 6-3
4. (4) Alice Barnes (Stan) def. Feriel Esseghir (UCLA) -- 6-4, 7-6(5)
5. Emilia Anderson (Stan) def. (79) Sarah Gregg (UCLA) -- 7-6(7), 6-1
6. Story Tweedie-Yates (Stan) def. Laura Gordon (UCLA) -- 4-6, 6-0, 6-3

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