#19 Women's Tennis Puts Away NAU 6-1
Jan. 21, 2008
TEMPE, Ariz. The ASU Women's Tennis team retained their perfect all-time record against NAU Monday afternoon as they topped the Lumberjacks 6-1 to push the series record to a flawless. 10-0. The Sun Devils are now 2-0 on the season with their first ranked opponent looming this Saturday against the 24th-ranked Texas Longhorns.
In doubles action, the Sun Devils were near perfect as Lauren Megale and Wendy Pilecka swept NAU's Stephanie Vallejos and Leslie Vial 8-0. The freshman duo of Micaela Hein and Kelcy McKenna wrapped next with a solid 8-3 win before Nadia Abdala and Jessica Leitch finished the sweep with an 8-4 win in the No. 1 spot.
In singles, the Sun Devils were near perfection as they took five of the matches in straight sets. Lauren Megale and Ashlee Brown set the tone sweeping their first set 6-0 apiece before Megale went on to take her second 6-1 and Brown 6-2 to take the first singles matches of the day.
The Devils improve to 2-0 on the season as they set for their first big test this weekend where they'll take on the No. 24 Texas Longhorns on Saturday, January 26. The match is set to start at noon at ASU's Whiteman Tennis Center in Tempe.
Results from #19 ASU vs. NAU
1.) N. Abdala/Leitch (ASU) def. Golovics/Suhajda (NAU) - 8-42.) Megale/Pilecka (ASU) def. Vallejos/Vial (NAU) - 8-03.) Hein/McKenna (ASU) def. Hasegawa/Oki (NAU) - 8-3
1.) #42 Nadia Abdala (ASU) def. Edit Suhajda (NAU) - 6-2, 6-12.) #93 Kelcy McKenna (ASU) def. Stephanie Vallejos (NAU) 6-1, 6-13.) Orsi Golovics (NAU) def. Micaela Hein (ASU) - 2-6, 6-4, 10-84.) Jessica Leitch (ASU) def. Stacey Pinchbeck (NAU) 6-3, 6-05.) Lauren Megale (ASU) def. Paij Porter (NAU) - 6-0, 6-16.) Ashlee Brown (ASU) def. Regan Newman (NAU) - 6-0, 6-2
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