Women's Tennis Falls to No. 15 Cal, 6-1

March 4, 2005

Tempe, AZ - The Arizona State University Women's Tennis Team faced off against the No. 15 California Bears Friday afternoon at Tempe's Whiteman Tennis Center.

While the Devils played hard, they were unable to defeat the Bears as they fell 6-1, dropping them to 3-2 on the season and 1-1 in Pac-10 play.

First up in doubles action, ASU's Joslynn Burkett and Wendy Pilecka were able to take an 8-7(7-1) win from Cal's Cristina Visico and Tiffany Lee.

The remaining Devil duos were unable to follow them as Cal took the doubles point.

In singles play, the Devils played well, pushing four of the six singles matches into three sets.

Sophomore Kady Pooler was the only Devil to pull off a singles win on the day as she defeated Jessica Shu 1-6, 6-4, 6-4.

The Bears were too much for the Devils though as they took five out of the six singles matches.

Up next the Devils face No. 1 Stanford Cardinal on Saturday afternoon at Tempe's Whiteman Tennis Center.

The match is set to kick off at 12 p.m.

Results from ASU vs. No. 15 Cal

Singles:

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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