No. 10 Bruins Fall to Top-Ranked Stanford, 7-0

April 7, 2006

Stanford, Calif. - The No. 10th-ranked UCLA women's tennis team had its eight-match winning streak snapped up in the Bay Area Friday, dropping a 7-0 decision to No. 1 Stanford at the Taube Tennis Center. With the loss, the Bruins fall to 12-3 overall and 4-1 in the Pac-10.

The Cardinal started the day with a sweep in doubles to secure a 1-0 lead heading into singles play. In the featured doubles match of the day, top-ranked Alice Barnes and Anne Yelsey of Stanford defeated 23rd-ranked Laura Gordon and Riza Zalameda, 9-8 at the No. 1 position.

In singles, the Cardinal won all six singles matches to post their 13th shutout of the season. Zalameda was the only player to extend her match, as she fell to Barnes, 6-4, 4-6, (10-5). All other Bruin players fell in straight sets.

The Cardinal has now won 75-consecutive matches, increasing its home winning streak to 93 in a row.

The Bruins continue their Bay Area road trip tomorrow, taking on No. 13 Cal at Noon.

Doubles

Opponents Score 9-8 8-2 Hodzic/Jessica Nguyen (Stanford) def. Joelson/Lin (UCLA) 8-4
Pos.
1. (1) Barnes/Yelsey (Stanford) def. (23) Gordon/Zalameda (UCLA)
2. Durkin/Liu (Stanford) def. Lumpkin/McGoodwin (UCLA)
3.
Stanford Wins Doubles Point

Singles

Opponents Score 6-3, 6-1 6-4, 4-6, (10-5) 6-4, 6-3 6-2, 6-4 6-3, 6-1 6-2, 6-0
Pos.
1. (19) Amber Liu (Stanford) def. (20) Laura Gordon (UCLA)
2. (5) Alice Barnes (Stanford) def. Riza Zalameda (UCLA)
3. (7) Theresa Logar (Stanford) def. (42) Tracy Lin (UCLA)
4. (13) Anne Yelsey (Stanford) def. (117) Alex McGoodwin (UCLA)
5. (41) Whitney Deason (Stanford) def. (110) Ashley Joelson (UCLA)
6. Lejla Hodzic (Stanford) def. Elizabeth Lumpkin (UCLA)
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