21st-Ranked Women's Tennis Downs Oregon, 6-1

March 30, 2001

EUGENE, Oreg. - The 21st-ranked Washington women's tennis team cruised to a 6-1 victory over Oregon on Friday afternoon at the University's 15th Street Courts. The Huskies improved to 13-6 and 4-1 in Pac-10 competition, while the Ducks fell to 3-12 and 0-6.

Washington quickly jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the match as the swept all three doubles matches. Occupying the top spot, the 10th-ranked duo of senior Kristina Kraszewski and sophomore Darija Klaic downed Davina Mendiburu and Janice Nyland, 8-2, while 30th-ranked freshman Claire Carter teamed up with junior Ilona Kordonskaya to hand Monika Gieczys and Courtney Nagle a 8-4 loss in the No. 2 position. Junior Erin Boisclair and freshman Erin Hoe rapped up the doubles portion of the match as they defeated Adeline Arnaud and Jeanette Mattsson, 8-6.

In singles action, Washington's top four singles players all picked up wins on the afternoon. Ninth-ranked Kraszewski defeated Nyland, 7-6, 6-2, in the top spot, while Carter knocked off Vickie Gunnarsson in the No. 2 position, 6-2, 6-1. Kordonskaya picked up a win over Arnaud in the No. 3 spot, while Boisclair took Nagle to three sets before finally finishing her off, 6-4, 3-6, 6-1. Sophomore Colleen Gray picked up the Huskies sixth victory of the day as the No. 6 slot, as she cruised by Valerie Young, 6-4, 7-5, while Hoe fell at the number five position to Mendiburu, 6-3, 3-5, 7-5.

Catch the Huskies next match as they take on Pacific Mar. 31 at 3:30. Matches will be held at the University's 15th Street Courts on the University of Oregon campus.

No. 20 Washington 6, Oregon 1

#1 Kristina Kraszewski/Darija Klaic (10), UW, def. Davina Mendiburu/Janice Nyland, UO, 8-2
#2 Ilona Kordonskaya/Colleen Carter (30), UW, def. Monika Gieczys/Courtney Nagle, UO, 8-4
#3 Erin Hoe/Erin Boisclair, UW, def. Adeline Arnaud/Jeanette Mattsson, UO, 8-6

#1 Kristina Kraszewski (9), UW, def. Janice Nyland, UO, 7-6, 6-2
#2 Claire Carter (26), UW, def. Vickie Gunnarsson, UO, 6-2, 6-1,
#3 Ilona Kordonskaya, UW, def. Adeline Arnaud ,UO, 6-1, 6-1
#4 Erin Boisclair, UW def. Courtney Nagle, UO, 6-4, 3-6, 6-1
#5 Davina Mendiburu, UO, def. Erin Hoe, UW, 6-3, 3-6, 7-5
#6 Colleen Gray, UW, def. Valerie Young, UO, 6-4, 7-5

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