Women's Tennis Rolls Past Texas El-Paso, 5-2

Feb. 23, 2001

SEATTLE - The 17th-ranked Washington women's tennis team rolled past the unranked Texas El-Paso Miners, 5-2, Friday, Feb. 23 at the Lloyd Nordstrom Tennis Center. The Huskies improve to 5-4 on theseason, while the Miners fall to 2-3. The Husky netters will be back in action Saturday, Feb. 24 as they take on UC-Irvine. Matches are set to begin at 2 p.m. at the Lloyd Nordstrom Tennis Center.

Washington dominated in doubles competition by winning all three matches. Freshman Claire Carter teamed up with Ilona Kordonskaya as the duo captured an 8-3 win over Ana Benas and Jana Perkova in the No. 1 spot. The duo of Kristina Kraszewski and Colleen Gray won, 8-3, over Kendall Exelby and Elizabeth Stone in the second position, while Erin Boisclair and freshman Erin Hoe defeated Elisa Bjorklund and Dione Gonzales, 8-2.

The dawgs collected four wins in singles competition. Playing in the top position, 24th-ranked senior Kristina Kraszewski handled Jana Perkova, 6-2, 6-1, while junior Ilona Kordonskaya won in the No. 2 spot as she downed Elizabeth Stone, 6-2, 6-4. Sophomore Andrea Coulter captured another win in the fourth position as she defeated Callie Dano, 6-3, 6-1, while junior Erin Boisclair defeated Kendall Exelby in straight sets, 6-2, 6-2, in the No. 5 spot.


#1 Claire Carter/Ilona Kordonskaya, UW, def. Ana Benas/Jana Perkova, UTEP, 8-3
#2 Colleen Gray/Kristina Kraszewski, UW, def. Kendall Exelby/Elizabeth Stone, UTEP, 8-3
#3 Erin Boisclair/Erin Hoe, UW, def. Elisa Bjorklund/Dione Gonzales, UTEP, 8-2

#1 Kristina Kraszewski (24), UW, def. Jana Perkova, UTEP, 6-2, 6-1
#2 Ilona Kordonskaya, UW, def. Elizabeth Stone, UTEP, 6-2, 6-4
#3 Ana Benas, UTEP, def. Erin Hoe (66), UW, 6-2, 3-6 (10-8)
#4 Andrea Coulter, UW, def. Callie Dano, UTEP, 6-3, 6-1
#5 Erin Boisclair, UW, def. Kendall Exelby, UTEP, 6-2, 6-2
#6 Elisa Bjorklund, UTEP, def. Kathy Chi, UW, 7-6, 6-7, 6-4

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