Top-Seeded Stanford Takes 1-0 Lead Over No. 12 Clemson

May 21, 2005

Athens, Ga. - No. 1 Stanford picked up a 1-0 lead over Clemson this morning at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex at the University of Georgia in the NCAA Championship Semifinals.

The Cardinal started doubles with a quick 8-1 victory on court three by Whitney Deason and Theresa Logar, but it was a race to the finish on courts one and two as Stanford was only one game away from winning on both courts. Senior Erin Burdette served to a Stanford advantage and match point and with an ace on her next serve, Burdette secured the 8-3 victory on court two and the doubles point for Stanford.

Singles play is now in progress.

NCAA Championship * Semifinals
Dan Magill Tennis Complex * University of Georgia
May 21, 2005 * Athens, Ga.

#1 Stanford 1, #12 Clemson 0
Doubles
No. 1 - Amber Liu/Alice Barnes (Stanford) led Julie Coin/Alix Lacelarie (Clemson), 7-4, susp.
No. 2 - Alice Barnes/Erin Burdette (Stanford) def. Daniela Alvarez/Maria Brito (Clemson), 8-3
No. 3 - Whitney Deason/Theresa Logar (Stanford) def. Romy Farah/Carol Salge (Clemson), 8-1
Order of Finish: 3, 2
Stanford wins doubles point

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