No. 1 Stanford Defeats No. 16 Arizona State, 6-1

April 12, 2003

TEMPE, Ariz. - The top-ranked Stanford women's tennis team improved to 5-0 in the Pacific-10 Conference with a 6-1 road win over 16th-ranked Arizona State on Saturday afternoon at the Whiteman Tennis Center. The Cardinal has dropped just two points in its five conference victories.

The Cardinal, which is now 17-1 overall, concludes this five-match road swing on Wednesday at No. 4 California at 4:00 p.m. in Berkeley. Arizona State dropped to 9-9 overall and 2-5 in the Pac-10.

Stanford opened the dual by sweeping all three doubles matches to pick up the first point.

The Cardinal continued to roll in singles by winning five of the six singles matches in straight sets. At No. 2, Stanford junior Lauren Barnikow (Woodbridge, NJ), who is ranked 14th in the nation, defeated 54th-ranked Dora Krstulovic 6-2, 7-5.

#1 Stanford 6, #16 Arizona State 1

Singles

No. 1 - #11 Adria Engel (ASU) d. #4 Amber Liu, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2

No. 2 - #14 Lauren Barnikow (S) d. #54 Dora Krstulovic, 6-2, 7-5

No. 3 - #35 Erin Burdette (S) d. Mhairi Brown, 6-1, 6-1

No. 4 - #9 Alice Barnes (S) d. Lauren Colalillo, 6-3, 6-3

No. 5 - #119 Emilia Anderson (S) d. Cindy Sureephong, 7-5, 7-5

No. 6 - #122 Story Tweedie-Yates (S) d. Joslynn Burkett, 6-4, 6-2

Doubles (Stanford wins point)

No. 1 - #1 Lauren Barnikow/Erin Burdette (S) d. Mhairi Brown/Adria Engel, 8-4

No. 2 - Alice Barnes/Amber Liu (S) d. Lauren Colalillo/Cindy Sureephong, 8-3

No. 3 - Emilia Anderson/Story Tweedie-Yates (S) d. Joslynn Burkett/Megan Yeats, 8-4

Records - #1 Stanford 17-1 overall (5-0 Pacific-10 Conference), #16 Arizona State 9-9 (2-5).

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