Women's Tennis Falls to Baylor, 5-2

Feb. 16, 2001

Madison, Wis. -- The eighth-ranked UCLA women's tennis team won the doubles point, however dropped five of six singles matches, falling to No. 17 Baylor, 5-2 Friday in the consolation round of the ITA National Team Indoors in Madison, Wis.

It was the second straight match that UCLA was without the services of No. 1 player Sara Walker. Walker, ranked No. 13 in the latest ITA singles rankings, did not make the trip to Wisconsin due to a stress reaction in her left foot. She could be sidelined for the next few weeks.

Bruin junior Petya Marinova was the only UCLA player to win a singles match Friday as she downed No. 26 Katja Kovac, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 at No. 2 singles.

On Thursday, the Bruins were beaten by No. 20 Northwestern, 7-0 in the first round.

The Bruins return to Los Angeles this week for a Friday match against Fresno State at the Los Angeles Tennis Center beginning at 1:30 p.m. UCLA will host Oregon on Saturday beginning at 11:00 a.m.

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