Stanford Wins 14th Straight

April 11, 2003

TUCSON, Ariz. - The top-ranked Stanford women's tennis team extended its winning streak to 14 with a 6-1 victory over host Arizona on Friday afternoon at the LaNelle Robson Tennis Center.

The Cardinal, which will visit No. 16 Arizona State on Saturday at 12:00 p.m., improved to 16-1 overall and 4-0 in the Pacific-10 Conference. The Wildcats slipped to 7-11 and 1-5.

Stanford won five of the six singles matches, including four in straight sets. Juniors Emilia Anderson (Cincinnati, OH) and Lauren Barnikow (Woodbridge, NJ), sophomore Story Tweedie-Yates (Redmond, WA) and freshman Alice Barnes (Cambridge, U.K.) were all straight set winners.

The Cardinal also won the doubles point with victories at No. 1 and No. 2. At No. 1, top-ranked Barnikow and sophomore Erin Burdette (Jackson, GA) beat Maja Mlakar and Emilie Scribot 8-6.

#1 Stanford 6, #39 Arizona 1

Singles

No. 1 - #10 Emilie Scribot (A) d. #4 Amber Liu, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3

No. 2 - #14 Lauren Barnikow (S) d. #50 Maja Mlakar, 6-3, 6-0

No. 3 - #35 Erin Burdette (S) d. #52 Dianne Hollands, 7-6, 4-6, 1-0 (10-8)

No. 4 - #9 Alice Barnes (S) d. Debbie Larocque, 6-3, 6-3

No. 5 - #119 Emilia Anderson (S) d. Kelly Perry, 6-3, 6-4

No. 6 - #122 Story Tweedie-Yates (S) d. Zorica Zasova, 6-3, 6-2

Doubles (Stanford wins point)

No. 1 - #1 Lauren Barnikow/Erin Burdette (S) d. Maja Mlakar/Emilie Scribot, 8-6

No. 2 - Alice Barnes/Amber Liu (S) d. Debbie Larocque/Kristy Randono, 8-6

No. 3 - Dianne Hollands/Kelly Perry (A) d. Emilia Anderson/Story Tweedie-Yates, 8-5

Records - #1 Stanford 16-1 overall (4-0 Pacific-10 Conference), #39 Arizona 7-11 (1-5).

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