No. 15 UCLA Nearly Upsets Top-Ranked Stanford
Feb. 17, 2007
Stanford, Calif. - Stanford's Anne Yelsey and Lindsay Burdette recorded wins at Nos. 2 and 6 singles to give the top-ranked Cardinal a come-from-behind win over No. 15 UCLA in a women's tennis showdown at the Taube Tennis Center on Saturday. Stanford, now 5-1 overall, trailed 3-2 with two singles matches remaining, leaving the match in the hands of Yelsey and Burdette. UCLA falls to 4-4 overall with the loss.
Yelsey defeated UCLA's Tracy Lin, the No. 61 ranked player in the country, 6-2, 6-7, 7-6 while Burdette, who is ranked No. 39, won at No. 6 singles by defeating UCLA's Elizabeth Lumpkin, 2-6, 7-6, 6-1. Stanford took a 1-0 lead after doubles play, but the Bruins recorded wins at the Nos. 1, 3 and 5 positions to take the lead.
At No. 1 singles, Stanford's Theresa Logar was beaten by UCLA's Riza Zalameda, 1-6, 6-1, 6-0. Zalameda is ranked No. 35 while Logar is No. 89.Stanford's other victory in singles came at No. 4 when Jessica Nguyen handed UCLA's Ashley Joelson a 6-3, 6-4 defeat.
UCLA returns to the Los Angeles Tennis Center next week, hosting Loyola Marymount on Thursday at 1:30 p.m.
|1.||Durkin/Yelsey (Stan) def. McGoodwin/Zalameda (UCLA)|
|2.||Joelson/Schnack (UCLA) def. Burdette/Nguyen (Stan)|
|Stanford WinsDoubles Point|
|1.||(35) Riza Zalameda (UCLA) def. (89) Theresa Logar (Stan)|
|2.||Anne Yelsey (Stan) def. (61) Tracy Lin (UCLA)|
|3.||(28) Yasmin Schnack (UCLA) def. (13) Celia Durkin (Stan)|
|4.||(8) Jessica Nguyen (Stan) def. (40) Ashley Joelson (UCLA)|
|5.||Alex McGoodwin (UCLA) def. Whitney Deason (Stan)|
|6.||(39) Lindsay Burdette (Stan) def. Elizabeth Lumpkin (UCLA)|