Washington State Tennis Sweeps Seattle University, 7-0

Feb. 12, 2010

PULLMAN, Wash. -- The Washington State University tennis team earned their second victory of the day against the Redhawks of Seattle University. The 7-0 victory came after a win earlier in the day, Friday, against the University of the Pacific. Both matches were played at the Simmelink Courts in Hollingbery Fieldhouse in Pullman.

The Cougars began the afternoon with a sweep of the doubles. At No. 2 doubles Marina Nicolas and Elisabeth Fournier defeated Ariel Ohno and Steffanie Mortera 8-0. Luda Vasilieva and Ksenia Googe beat Nicole Fleckenstein and Audree Jenks 8-1 in the No. 1 spot. Andjela Kankaras and Lea Jansen completed the sweep with an 8-5 win over Katrina Schwab and Mikaela Peterson.

WSU continued their dominance with a sweep of all six singles matches. Elisabeth Fournier extended her win streak to eight dual matches with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Nicole Fleckenstein at No. 2 singles. Luda Vasilieva also earned a victory with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Katrina Schwab. Lea Jansen posted a win over Steffanie Mortera, 6-2, 6-3.

At No.3 singles Marina Nicolas took on Seattle's Whitney Cheng and prevailed 7-6, 6-4. Angela Kankaras and Jessica Gomez rounded out the wins for the Cougs.

With the win the Cougars move to 6-2 on the season and extend their current win streak to four matches. The team will be back in action next Sunday the 21st against the No. 59 nationally-ranked Sacramento State Hornets. Match time is set for 10 a.m.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY TENNIS
Washington State 7, Seattle University 0
February 12, 2010
Simmelink Tennis Courts

Doubles
No. 1 Liudmila Vasilieva/Ksenia Googe (WSU) def. Nicole Fleckenstein/Audree Jenks (SU) 8-1
No. 2 Marina Nicolas/Elizabeth Fournier (WSU) def. Ariel Ohno/Steffanie Mortera (SU) 8-0
No. 3 Andjela Kankaras/Lea Jansen (WSU) def. Katrina Schwab/Mikaela Peterson (SU) 8-5
Order of finish: 2, 1, 3

Singles
No. 1 Liudmila Vasilieva (WSU) def. Katrina Schwab (SU) 6-0, 6-0
No. 2 Elisabeth Fournier (WSU) def. Nicole Fleckenstein (SU) 6-0, 6-0
No. 3 Marina Nicolas (WSU) def. Whitney Cheng (SU) 7-6, 6-4
No. 4 Lea Jansen (WSU) def. Steffanie Mortera (SU) 6-2, 6-3
No. 5 Andjela Kankaras (WSU) def. Gina Bloemers (SU) 6-0, 6-0
No. 6 Jessica Gomez (WSU) def. Aya Sugimoto (SU) 6-4, 6-2
Order of finish: 2, 1, 4, 5, 3, 6

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