UW Women's Tennis Wins Fifth-Straight; Defeats BYU

March 5, 2001

SEATTLE - The 17th-ranked Washington women's tennis team captured their fifth-straight win as they downed 47th-ranked Brigham Young, 5-2, Monday, at the Lloyd Nordstrom Tennis Center. The Huskies improves to 9-4, on the season, while the Cougars even out to 6-6.

In singles action, 10th-ranked senior Kristina Kraszewski took 42nd-ranked Jodi Richardson to three sets before finishing her off, 6-4, 6-7(5), 6-3, in the No. 1 position. Filling in the No. 2 spot, freshman Claire Carter, ranked 21st nationally, garnered another win as the tally righty easily handled Brooke Ferney, 6-0, 6-2, in the second spot. Carter captured her 11th-straight victory, bringing her overall singles record to 16-3. Occupying the No. 4 position, freshman Erin Hoe defeated Lu Oswald, 6-4, 6-3, while sophomore Andrea Coulter downed Lindsay Ferrell, 6-3, 6-0, in the fifth spot.

Playing in the top position of doubles competition, the 15th-ranked duo of Klaic and Kraszewski stopped Richardson and Ferney, 8-5. Playing in the No. 2 spot, Carter teamed up with junior Ilona Kordonskaya to down Dominique Reynolds and Liza Khoudoiarova, 8-6, while junior Erin Boisclair and Hoe rounded out the doubles portion of the match by defeating Oswald and Ferrell, 8-5.

Washington will continue it's long home stint as they host Pac-10 foe Oregon on Friday, Mar. 9 at 1:30 p.m. Matches will be held at the Quillian Courts located in the UW athletics complex.

No. 17 Washington 5, No. 47 Brigham Young 2

#1 Darija Klaic/Kristina Kraszewski (15), UW, def. Jodi Richardson/Brooke Ferney, BYU, 8-5
#2 Claire Carter/Ilona Kordonskaya, UW, def. Dominique Reynolds/Liza Khoudoiarova, BYU, 8-6
#3 Erin Boisclair/Erin Hoe, UW, def. Lu Oswald/Lindsay Ferrell, BYU, 8-5

#1 Kristina Kraszewski (10), UW, def. Jodi Richardson (42), BYU, 6-4, 6-7(5), 6-3
#2 Claire Carter (21), UW, def. Brooke Ferney, BYU, 6-0, 6-2
#3 Dominique Reynolds, BYU, def. Ilona Kordonskaya, UW, 6-3, 6-0
#4 Erin Hoe, UW, def. Lu Oswald, BYU, 6-4, 6-3
#5 Andrea Coulter, def. Lindsay Ferrell, BYU, 6-3, 6-0
#6 Liza Khoudoiarova, BYU, def. Erin Boisclair, UW, 1-6, 6-4, 6-0

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