Cal Nike Invitational Day Three Results

Oct. 3, 2004

BERKELEY - California freshman Suzi Babos won her fourth singles match of the Cal Nike Invitational to capture the singles title. The Invitational pitted the Golden Bears against Arizona, Arizona State, UC Davis, Sacramento State, Texas and Washington State.

Babos faced Arizona State's Stephanie Balzert in the final, whom she convincingly beat in straight sets, 6-0; 6-3. No. 30 in the nation Sasha Podkolzina claimed the singles consolation II final, defeating Texas' Kendra Strohm, 6-1; 6-2. Junior Jessica Shu dropped a tight match in the singles consolation final I, 3-6; 6-4; 7-5, to Arizona State's Vana Tomas.

Babos and Podkolzina advanced to the doubles final after they beat the Arizona State tandem of Jessica Leitch and Wendy Pilecka, 8-3. The two came up short in the final against Arizona State's Lauren Colalillo and Sabrina Capannolo, 8-3.

The Bears next compete in the All American Main Draw, October 5th through the 10th, in Los Angeles.

Complete tournament results can be seen at: http://www.tennisinformation.com/tourny/5/1/5/0/8/7/1/default.asp.

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