Women's Tennis Wins Third Straight Over Cal Poly
Jan. 28, 2007
TEMPE, Ariz. - Keeping their perfect 21-0 singles record alive, the #23 Sun Devil Women's Tennis team won their third straight dual match Sunday 7-0 over the Cal Poly Mustangs. The Devils stand at a perfect 3-0 on the season.
The Devils started off slow in doubles, with the eighth-ranked duo of Kady Pooler and Roxanne Clarke topped Cal Poly's Steffi Wong and Carol Erickson 8-3, while Sabrina Capannolo and Jessica Leitch were just able to seal the point as they beat Diane Filip and Brittany Blalock 9-8(8).
In singles action, the Devils came out on fire, taking all six matches in straight sets. Sisters, Laila and Nadia Abdala took home wins with Laila defeating Maria Malec 6-2, 6-0 and Nadia topping Brittany Blalock 6-1, 6-0.
The Sun Devils return to action next week as they take on their first ranked opponent of the season, #21 Fresno State. The match is set for 1:30 p.m. next Thursday, February 1, at ASU's Whiteman Tennis Center.
Results for ASU vs. Cal Poly
1.) #8 Pooler/Clarke (ASU) def. Erickson/Wong (CP) - 8-3
2.) Capannolo/Leitch (ASU) def. Blalock/Filip (CP) - 9-8(8)
3.) Brady/Malec (CP) def. Rankin/N. Abdala (ASU) - 8-6
1.) Sabrina Capannolo (ASU) def. Carol Erickson (CP) - 6-1, 6-1
2.) Nadia Abdala (ASU) def. Brittany Blalock (CP) - 6-1, 6-0
3.) Rebecca Rankin (ASU) def. Steffi Wong (CP) - 6-2, 6-4
4.) Kady Pooler (ASU) def. Diane Filip (CP) - 6-1, 6-0
5.) Roxanne Clarke (ASU) def. Shannon Brady (CP) - 6-4, 6-3
6.) Laila Abdala (ASU) def. Maria Malec (CP) - 6-2, 6-0
Final Score: ASU: 7, Cal Poly: 0