Women's Tennis Unable to Fight Off the No. 9 Cal Bears As They Fall 5-2
March 6, 2004
Tempe, AZ- The Arizona State Women's Tennis Team came off a tough loss to No. 1 Stanford, only to meet with yet another Top-10 seeded school on Saturday afternoon at Tempe's Whiteman Tennis Center.
The Sun Devils faced off with the No. 9 Cal Golden Bears, and though they gave the Bears a tough match, they were unable to pull off a win with a 5-2 loss.
Though both Joslynn Burkett and Wendy Piecka pushed their Cal opponents, both nationally ranked, to three matches apiece, they were unable to pull out wins.
The Devils fall to 3-5 on the season with two tough opponents, No. 13 USC and No. 11 UCLA coming into town on March 12th and 13th.
Both matches will count towards Pac-10 standings.
Results for Arizona State versus No. 9 California
1.) #39 Raquel Kops-Jones/ Jieun Jacobs (Cal) def. Lauren Colalillo/ Wendy Pilecka (ASU) - 8-1
2.) Nicole Havlicek/ Sasha Podkolzina (Cal) def. Cindy Sureephong/ Joslynn Burkett (ASU) - 8-2
3.) Sabrina Capannolo/ Kady Pooler (ASU) def. Catherine Lynch/ Monica Wiesner (Cal) - 8-5
1.) #2 Raquel Kops-Jones (Cal) def. Joslynn Burkett (ASU) - 6-4, 2-6, 6-3
2.) #79 Jieun Jacobs (Cal) def. Wendy Pilecka (ASU) - 4-6, 6-3, 6-1
3.) #88 Catherine Lynch (Cal) def. Vana Tomas (ASU) - 6-2, 6-2
4.) Nicole Havlicek (Cal) def. Cindy Sureephong (ASU) - 6-4, 6-2
5.) Sabrina Capannolo (ASU) def. Monica Wiesner (Cal) - 6-3, 1-6, 6-3
6.) Lauren Colalillo (ASU) def. Jessica Shu (Cal) - 7-6 (4), 6-3
Final Score: ASU 2, Cal 5