ASU Sweeps Huskies in Pac-10 Opener

Feb. 16, 2007

Tempe, Ariz. - The Washington Husky women's tennis team dropped its Pac-10 Conference opener 7-0 to No. 24 Arizona State on Friday in Tempe, Arizona. The Huskies (0-5, 0-1) were only able to manage one doubles victory on the day against the Sun Devils (5-1, 1-0).

The No. 2 doubles team comprised of Melinda Wong and Tara Simpson defeated Jessica Leitch and Sabrina Capannolo, but the Huskies dropped to other two doubles matches to fall behind 1-0.

The Sun Devils rolled in singles against the Dawgs earning straight-set victories in all six matches.

Simpson played No. 1 for the Huskies for a third-consecutive time, while Victoria Brymer jumped up to No. 2 for the match.

The Huskies return to action tomorrow, taking on Arizona in Tucson at 12:30 p.m PT.

No. 24 Arizona State (5-1) 7, Washington (0-5) 0
Friday, Feb. 16, 2007; Tempe, Ariz.

Doubles
1.) #8 Pooler/Clarke (ASU) def. Ardies/Brymer (UW) - 8-3
2.) Wong/Simpson (UW) def. Leitch/Capannolo (ASU) - 8-4
3.) Rankin/N. Abdala (ASU) def. Rainey/Summers (UW) - 8-0

Singles
1.) #90 Sabrina Capannolo (ASU) def. Tara Simpson (UW) - 6-2, 6-1
2.) Nadia Abdala (ASU) def. Victoria Brymer (UW) - 6-3, 6-1
3.) #76 Roxanne Clarke (ASU) def. Joyce Ardies (UW) - 6-2, 6-2
4.) #99 Kady Pooler (ASU) def. Allison Rainey (UW) - 6-3, 6-1
5.) Rebecca Rankin (ASU) def. Melinda Wong (UW) - 6-4, 6-2
6.) Laila Abdala (ASU) def. Lauren Summers (UW) - 6-0, 6-0

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