No. 14 Women's Tennis Downs No. 27 Texas 5-2 To Complete Road Sweep

Feb. 6, 2010

AUSTIN, Texas- No. 14 Stanford completed a sweep of its Texas road trip on Saturday afternoon, knocking off No. 27 Texas 5-2 while improving to 4-0 overall.

The Cardinal opened the trip with a 6-1 victory over No. 24 TCU on Friday afternoon.

Stanford took an early 1-0 lead against Texas by winning the doubles point. The Cardinal won at the Nos. 1 and 3 spots, but lost just its first doubles match of the year when the No. 2 duo of Mallory Burdette and Stacey Tan was upended 9-8 (5).

Mallory Burdette put the Cardinal in front 2-0 after she defeated Caroline Larsson 6-2, 6-0 on court four. But Vanja Corovic brought the Longhorns (1-3) within 2-1 after she posted a 6-3, 6-1 win over Tan at the No. 3 position.

Lindsay Burdette and Carolyn McVeigh followed with back-to-back victories, clinching the match.

Stanford is back in action on Thursday, Feb. 11, with a home contest against Sacramento State at 1:30 p.m.

No. 14 Stanford 5, No. 27 Texas 2

DOUBLES
1) No. 2 Barte/Burdette (STAN) d. No. 27 Craddock/Damico (TEX) 8-3
2) Corovic/Ellis (TEX) d. M. Burdette/Tan (STAN) 9-8 (5)
3) Li/McVeigh (STAN) d. Lancaster/Larsson (TEX) 8-6
Order of Finish: 1, 3, 2

SINGLES
1) No. 18 Hilary Barte (STAN) d. No. 22 Aeriel Ellis (TEX) 6-3, 3-6, 1-0 (10-7)
2) Lindsay Burdette (STAN) d. No. 27 Krista Damico (TEX) 6-3, 6-4
3) No. 59 Vanja Corovic (TEX) d. Stacey Tan (STAN) 6-3, 6-1
4) No. 16 Mallory Burdette (STAN) d. Caroline Larsson (TEX) 6-2, 6-0
5) No. 78 Carolyn McVeigh (STAN) d. Maggie Mello (TEX) 6-3, 6-4
6) Sarah Lancaster (TEX) d. Veronica Li (STAN) 7-5, 6-2
Order of Finish: 4, 3, 2, 5, 1, 6

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