No. 15 California Defeats Arizona State, 6-1

March 4, 2005

Tempe, Ariz. - The No. 15 California women's tennis team defeated Arizona State, 6-1. With the win, the Golden Bears improve to 5-3 overall.

California opened the match capturing the doubles point, winning two of three matches. Freshmen Suzi Babos and Marion Ravelojaona picked up a win on court one, defeating Colalillo and Pooler, 8-5.

Stephanie Kusano and Jessica Shu clinched the doubles point for the Bears with a win over Capannolo and Leitch on court two, 8-5.

Cal netted five of six singles' victories. No. 7 Babos outlasted Cappanolo, 6-3; 1-6; 6-4, on court one. Sophomore Monica Wiesener was victorious on court two, beating the Sun Devil's Burkett, 2-6; 6-4; 7-6(4).

Kusano notched a win on court three over Leitch, 7-6(1); 6-2. Senior Brooke Borisoff scored her first dual win of the season over Pilecka, 6-4; 6-4. Cristina Visico sealed the win for the Bears on court six, beating Colalillo, 6-1; 7-6(3).

The Bears next face Arizona, March 5 at 12 p.m. in Tucson, Ariz.

Complete ResultsSingles:

1.) #7 Suzi Babos (Cal) def. Sabrina Capannolo (ASU) - 6-3, 1-6, 6-4

2.) Monica Wiesener (Cal) def. Joslynn Burkett (ASU) - 2-6, 6-4, 7-6(4)

3.) Stephanie Kusano (Cal) def. Jessica Leitch (ASU) - 7-6(1), 6-2

4.) Kady Pooler (ASU) def. Jessica Shu (Cal) - 1-6, 6-4, 6-4

5.) Brooke Borisoff (Cal) def. Wendy Pilecka (ASU) - 6-4, 6-4

6.) Cristina Visico (Cal) def. Lauren Colalillo (ASU) - 6-1, 7-6(3)

Doubles:

1.) Babos/Ravelojaona (Cal) def. Colalillo/Pooler (ASU) - 8-5

2.) Kusano/Shu (Cal) def. Capannolo/Leitch (ASU) - 8-5

3.) #34 Burkett/Pilecka (ASU) def. Lee/Visico (Cal) - 8-7(7-1)

Final Score ASU 1, Cal 6

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