Pantic Sends Bruins to Texas

May 10, 2009

LOS ANGELES - In one of the most clutch performances in recent Bruin women's tennis history, freshman Nina Pantic won the final 10 games in her match against Arizona State's Laila Abdala at court No. 4, propelling No. 11 UCLA to a 4-3 victory over the Sun Devils in the second round of the NCAA Championships at the Los Angeles Tennis Center on Sunday. With the win, UCLA (19-6) advances to face No. 6 Miami (25-4) in next week's round of 16 in College Station, Texas.

NCAA Women's Tennis Championships
Second Round @ Los Angeles (Los Angeles Tennis Center)
May 10, 2009

(11) UCLA def. Arizona State, 4-3

Doubles
1. (3) Remynse/Schnack (UCLA) def. (21) Hein/McKenna (ASU), 8-2
2. (49) L. Abdala/N. Abdala (ASU) led (66) Seguso/Stephanie Wetmore (UCLA), 5-4 Susp.
3. Joelson/Pantic (UCLA) def. Brown/Simmons (ASU), 8-2
UCLA Wins Doubles Point -- Order of Finish: 3, 1

Singles
1. (10) Kelcy McKenna (ASU) def. (15) Yasmin Schnack (UCLA), 2-6, 6-4, 6-3
2. (57) Andrea Remynse (UCLA) def. (46) Nadia Abdala (ASU), 6-3, 6-3
3. (102) Micaela Hein (ASU) def. (114) Maya Johansson (UCLA), 6-2, 6-0
4. Nina Pantic (UCLA) def. Laila Abdala (ASU), 4-6, 7-5, 6-0*
5. Michelle Brycki (ASU) def. Ashley Joelson (UCLA), 6-3, 6-0
6. Carling Seguso (UCLA) def. Ashlee Brown (ASU), 6-2, 6-3

* Denotes Clinching Match -- Order of Finish: 3, 6, 5, 2, 1, 4

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