No. 5 Cal Shuts Out Hawaii
March 25, 2007
Honolulu, Hawaii - The No. 5 California women's tennis team followed its win over No. 9 Northwestern with a sweep against Hawaii, 6-0, Sunday afternoon in the Aloha Invitational at the UH Tennis Complex.
Cal (15-3) won all six singles matches in straight sets, with only one Golden Bear losing more than two games in a set. The doubles matches were cancelled shortly after they started due to rain.
No. 17 Nina Henkel picked up a win on the No. 1 court, as she took down Sophie Kobuch, 6-0, 6-3. Henkel stayed red hot as the freshman has now won her last 11 out of 12 singles matches.
The Bears return to Berkeley next weekend to continue Pac-10 play. Cal will host Arizona State on Friday, March 30 at 1:30 p.m. The next day, Cal hosts Arizona at 12 p.m. The Bears are currently 1-0 in the Pac-10, with a victory over Oregon on March 9.
Cal Singles Results:
Nina Henkel (Cal) def. Sophie Kobuch (Haw) 6-0, 6-3
Stephanie Kusano (Cal) def. Kana Aikawa (Haw) 6-0, 6-2
Marion Ravelojaona (Cal) def. Chloe Bihag (Haw) 6-0, 6-2
Cristina Visico (Cal) def. Samanta Cappella (Haw) 6-0, 6-2
Claire Ilcinkas (Cal) def. Julia Sandborn (Haw) 6-0, 6-0
Bojana Bobusic (Cal) def. Florence Wasko (Haw) 6-0, 6-1