Fourteenth-Ranked ASU Women's Tennis Falls to No. 22 Washington, 4-3
April 7, 2001
TEMPE, Ariz. - The fourteenth-ranked Arizona State (14-4, 6-4) women's tennis team fell to No. 22 University of Washington (16-6, 6-1) Saturday afternoon in Seattle, 4-3.
ASU failed to earn the team point in doubles play, as Celena McCoury and Mhairi Brown represented the sole victorious ASU combo, defeating Washington's Darija Klaic/Kristina Kraszewski tandem, 9-7, on the No. 1 doubles court.
In singles action, Washington got the better of the Devils by one match, gathering victories on courts No. 2, 4 and 6. For the Devils, No. 12 ASU sophomore Adria Engel impressively defeated eighth-ranked Kristina Kraszewski on the No. 1 court, 6-4, 3-6, 6-2, for her 15th dual victory of the season. ASU's Megan Yeats bested the Huskies' Ilona Kordonskaya, 6-2, 7-5, on the No. 3 court, and Mhairi Brown improved her overall record to 24-5 with a victory over Andrea Coulter on the No. 5 court.
The Devils return home for a four-match swing, starting with the No. 10 University of Texas on Tuesday at the Whiteman Tennis Center at 1:30 p.m. (MST).
DOUBLES:1. (28) McCoury/Brown (ASU) def. Kraszewski/Klaic (UW), 9-72. Carter/Kordonskaya (UW) def. (41) Palme/Engel (ASU), 8-43. Boisclair/Hoe (UW) def. Yeats/Sureephong (ASU), 9-7
SINGLES:1. (12) Adria Engel (ASU) def. (8) Kristina Kraszewski (UW), 6-4, 3-6, 6-22. (39) Claire Carter (UW) def. Karin Palme (ASU), 7-5, 6-13. (63) Megan Yeats (ASU) def. Ilona Kordonskaya (UW), 6-2, 7-54. Erin Boisclair (UW) def. Faye DeVera (ASU), 6-4, 6-25. (88) Mhairi Brown (ASU) def. Andrea Coulter (UW), 4-6, 6-1, 6-46. Colleen Gray (UW) def. Cindy Sureephong (ASU), 6-4, 4-6, 6-4