Women's Tennis Blanks Oregon, 7-0

April 16, 2006

LOS ANGELES - The 14th-ranked UCLA women's tennis team halted its two-match losing streak Sunday, posting a commanding 7-0 decision over the University of Oregon at the Los Angeles Tennis Center. With the win, the Bruins improve to 13-4 overall and 5-2 in the Pac-10. The Ducks fall to 8-8 overall and 1-6 in conference play.

UCLA played a near flawless match from the very beginning, taking all three doubles matches for a 1-0 lead heading into singles play.

Sophomore Tracy Lin got things started for the Bruins in singles, posting a 6-0, 6-0 decision over Carmen Seremeta at court No. 3. She was quickly followed by Ashley Joelson, who knocked off Monica Hoz de Vila, 6-1, 6-1 at court No. 5. Riza Zalameda clinched the match for UCLA with a 6-0, 6-1 victory over Anna Powaska at court No. 2.

Senior Laura Gordon faced the only ranked singles opponent on the day, as she posted a 7-5, 6-2 win over 30th-ranked Dominika Dieskova at court No. 1. Gordon is currently listed at No. 20 in the Fila/ITA Singles Rankings.

UCLA returns to action next Tuesday, facing No. 4 USC in a non-conference match at the Marks Tennis Stadium beginning at 1:30 p.m.


Opponents Score 8-4 8-2 Joelson/Lin (UCLA) def. Powaska/Seremeta (UO) 8-4
1. (23) Gordon/Zalameda (UCLA) def. (31) Dieskova/Olivos (UO)
2. Lumpkin/McGoodwin (UCLA) def. Hirt/Hoz de Vila (UO)
UCLA WinsDoubles Point


Opponents Score 7-5, 6-2 6-0, 6-1 6-0, 6-0 6-0, 6-2 6-1, 6-1 6-0, 6-3

1. (20) Laura Gordon (UCLA) def. (30) Dominika Dieskova (UO)
2. Riza Zalameda (UCLA) def. Anna Powaska (UO)
3. (42) Tracy Lin (UCLA) def. Carmen Seremeta (UO)
4. (117) Alex McGoodwin (UCLA) def. Ana Cecilia Olivos (UO)
5. (110) Ashley Joelson (UCLA) def. Monica Hoz de Vila (UO)
6. Elizabeth Lumpkin (UCLA) def. Claudia Hirt (UO)
* Denotes Clinching Match -- Singles Order of Finish: 3, 5, 2, 1, 6, 4
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