No. 11 Stanford Takes Down No. 23 Arizona State 6-1 In Pac-10 Opener

March 26, 2010

TEMPE, Ariz.- No. 11 Stanford coasted past No. 23 Arizona State 6-1 on Friday afternoon in Tempe, picking up its fifth straight victory while winning its first Pac-10 counting match of the season.

The Cardinal (12-1, 1-0 Pac-10) will now face No. 55 Arizona tomorrow at 12 p.m. The Sun Devils dropped to 11-3 and 3-1 in league play.

Stanford won all three doubles matches easily, claiming a 1-0 lead.

In singles action, the Cardinal extended its lead to 2-0 following a 6-1, 6-1 victory from Stacey Tan at the No. 4 spot.

After Arizona State cut the lead to 2-1, Hilary Barte and Lindsay Burdette posted wins at the top two spots of the lineup to clinch the match.

No. 11 Stanford 6, No. 23 Arizona State 1

DOUBLES

1) No. 2 Barte/L. Burdette (STAN) d. No. 69 Abdala/Hein (ASU) 8-3
2) No. 24 M. Burdette/Tan (STAN) d. No. 68 James/McKenna (ASU) 8-2
3) Li/McVeigh (STAN) d. Brycki/Smith (ASU) 8-4
Order of Finish: 1, 2, 3

SINGLES

1) No. 8 Hilary Barte (STAN) d. Micaela Hein (ASU) 6-4, 6-2
2) No. 40 Lindsay Burdette (STAN) d. No. 78 Kelcy McKenna (ASU) 4-6, 7-5, 6-2
3) No. 37 Mallory Burdette (STAN) d. Nadia Abdala (ASU) 4-6, 6-3, 6-4
4) No. 66 Stacey Tan (STAN) d. Hannah James (ASU) 6-1, 6-1
5) Michelle Brycki (ASU) d. No. 85 Carolyn McVeigh (STAN) 6-1, 6-3
6) Veronica Li (STAN) d. Sianna Simmons (ASU) 7-6 (5), 7-5
Order of Finish: 4, 5, 1, 2, 3, 6

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