ASU Sweeps Past UC Davis 7-0
Jan. 29, 2006
The Sun Devils began the doubles competition strong. Comfortable in the number one spot, the team of Roxanne Clarke (
In the singles competition, Kady Pooler played in the number one spot against Ally Muller, winning the match 6-2, 6-2. Pooler shook off some early match jitters and recovered from a 2-1 deficit, winning the final five games of the set. She staked herself an early 4-1 lead in the second set to cruise to a 6-2 match victory. Roxanne Clarke recorded a point for the Sun Devils in the number two spot, defeating Robin Guier, 6-3, 6-0. Clarke came out strong and started with a 4-1 lead before finishing off the set. Clarke never looked back from there and swept the second set to take the point. Rebecca Rankin defeated Audrey Wingo in the third spot by a 6-0, 6-1 score. Rankin was in command of the match from the get-go, winning 12 of 13 games on the day.
In the final three singles spots, Wendy Pilecka bounced back from a setback in Saturday's singles to defeat Jenna Kappel, 6-3, 6-1 in the number four spot. Sophomore Jessica Leitch and freshman Laila Abdala looked impressive at the bottom of the order, both defeating their opponents 6-0, 6-1. Abdala took on Nancy Mok in the fifth spot, and quickly polished off the first set 6-0. Following a loss in the first game of the second set, Abdala won six straight games again to win the match.
In an exhibition match, freshman Erica Schweyer (
The Sun Devils have jumped out to a 3-0 start on the season and will return to action in two weeks, when they host three matches at the