Women's Tennis Edges Past Wake Forest on Day Two of the USTA/ITA Indoor Championships

Feb. 16, 2001

MADISON, Wisc. - The 21st-ranked Washington women's tennis team edged past the 14th-ranked Wake Forest Demon Deacons, 4-3, on Friday in the consolation round of the USTA/ITA National Women's Team Indoor Championships, held at the University of Wisconsin. The Huskies improve to 4-3 on the year, while the Demon Deacons drop to 2-4.

The Dawgs won three matches at Nos. 1,2, and 6 spots in singles competition. Senior Kristina Kraszewski, ranked 24th nationally, took 4th-ranked Bea Bielik to three sets before defeating her, 6-7(3), 6-4, 6-2. In the No. 2 spot, 51st-ranked freshman Claire Carter won her seventh-straight match as she downed 8th-ranked Janet Bergman in straight sets, 6-3, 6-4, while junior Erin Boisclair picked up a win the in the sixth position as she soundly defeated Aimee Smith, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3.

In doubles competition, Washington captured a pair of wins in the Nos. 1 and 2 spots, when 26th-ranked duo of freshman Darija Klaic and Kraszewski won, 8-6, over Wake Forest's top duo, Janet Bergman and Bea Bielik, ranked fourth nationally. Carter teamed up with junior Ilona Kordonskaya to down Maren Haus and Aimee Smith, 8-7(6), in the second spot.

Washington will continue in the consolation bracket of the National Team Indoor Championships, when they face 17th-ranked Baylor on Saturday.

No. 21 Washington 4, No. T14 Wake Forest, 3

#1 Kristina Kraszewski (24), UW, def. Bea Bielik (4), WF, 6-7(3), 6-4, 6-2
#2 Claire Carter (51), UW, def. Janet Bergman (8), WF, 6-3, 6-4
#3 Maren Haus (73), WF, def. Darija Klaic (75), UW, 6-1, 6-3
#4 Jackie Houston, WF, def. Ilona Kordonskaya, UW, 6-3, 7-5
#5 Elizabeth Proctor, WF, def. Erin Hoe (66), UW, 6-0, 6-1
#6 Erin Boisclair, UW, def. Aimee Smith, WF, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3

#1 Darija Klaic/Kristina Kraszewski (26), UW, def. Janet Bergman/Bea Bielik (4), WF, 8-6
#2 Claire Carter/Ilona Kordonskaya, UW, def. Maren Haus/Aimee Smith, WF, 8-7(6)
#3 Erin Boisclair/Erin Hoe, UW, def. Jackie Houston/Elizabeth Proctor, WF, 8-5

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