Women's Tennis Players Dominate Singles Draw at ITA Regionals
Oct. 20, 2006
San Diego, Calif. - UCLA's Ashley Joelson stunned top-seeded Amanda Fink of USC in three sets Friday, headlining a group of five Bruins who reached the quarterfinals in singles at the Wilson/ITA West Region Championships.
Joelson, the No. 14 seed, defeated Fink, 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 to set up a quarterfinal showdown with teammate Alex McGoodwin. McGoodwin was a straight-set winner over UNLV's Kristin Nedeltcheva, 6-2, 6-1.
Three other Bruins made it to the quarterfinals Friday, as fourth-seeded Riza Zalameda defeated USC's Julie Smekodub, 6-1, 6-4. She will next face USC's Sarah Fansler. Fansler was a 6-3, 6-4 winner over junior Elizabeth Lumpkin in the third round.
Sixth-seeded Tracy Lin dispatched of ninth-seeded Sylvia Kosakowski of Pepperdine, 7-5, 7-5. She will play another Pepperdine player, Bianca Dulgheru, on Saturday. The final Bruin to advance was freshman Yasmin Schnack, who knocked off USC's third-seeded Dianne Matias, 6-7(4), 6-3, 6-4.
To access full results, including the doubles draw, please visit San Diego State's women's tennis page located Here. Draws are on the right side of the page.