Bruins Blank Ducks, 7-0
March 29, 2008
LOS ANGELES - UCLA head coach Stella Sampras Webster registered the 200th coaching victory of her career on Saturday, as the eighth-ranked Bruin women's turned in a dominating 7-0 victory over Oregon at the Los Angeles Tennis Center. UCLA moves to 14-4 overall and 3-0 in Pac-10 play. The Ducks even their record at 10-10 overall and 3-3 in conference action.
UCLA's sixth-ranked duo of Tracy Lin and Riza Zalameda got things started for the Bruins in doubles, as they took an 8-2 victory over Celine Rolly/Anna Powaska at court No. 1. That win set the stage for Elizabeth Lumpkin and Stephanie Wetmore at court No. 3, as they clinched the doubles point with an 8-1 victory over Stephanie MacFarlane/Mimi Songsermsawas.
After claiming the doubles point, the Bruins quickly took control in singles play, taking the first set on five of six courts. First to finish was senior Alex McGoodwin at court No. 5, as her 6-0, 6-2 victory over Claudia Hirt put the Bruins ahead 2-0. Lumpkin, ranked 82nd in the nation, then put UCLA up 3-0 when she downed MacFarlane, 6-3, 6-0 at court No. 4.
Junior Anna-Viktoria Lind clinched the match for the Bruins at court No. 6, taking a 6-2, 6-1 win against Siobhan Cavan. Zalameda (court No. 1) and Ashley Joelson (court No. 3) were also straight-set winners. Lin dropped the first set against Carmen Seremeta at court No. 2, however rallied to take a 4-6, 6-3, (10-6) win.
Sampras Webster, who is in her 12th season as head coach at her alma mater, owns a 200-102 overall record.
UCLA takes its most important road trip of the season next week, facing No. 7 Cal on Friday, followed by a meeting with No. 5 Stanford on Saturday.
|1.||(6) Lin/Zalameda (UCLA) def. Rolly/Powaska (UO)|
|2.||Joelson/McGoodwin (UCLA) def. Hirt/Seremeta (UO)|
|UCLA WinsDoubles Point -- Order of Finish: 1, 3, 2|
|1.||(7) Riza Zalameda (UCLA) def. Celine Rolly (UO)|
|2.||(47) Tracy Lin (UCLA) def. Carmen Seremeta (UO)|
|3.||Ashley Joelson (UCLA) def. Anna Powaska (UO)|
|4.||(82) Elizabeth Lumpkin (UCLA) def. Stephanie MacFarlane (UO)|
|5.||Alex McGoodwin (UCLA) def. Claudia Hirt (UO)|
|6.||Anna-Viktoria Lind (UCLA) def. Siobhan Cavan (UO)|
|* Denotes Clinching Match -- Order of Finish: 5, 4, 6, 1, 3, 2|