Tenth-Ranked Women's Tennis Wraps Up Second Day At Pac-10 Championships

April 27, 2001

TEMPE, Ariz. - Members of the tenth-ranked Arizona State (17-5, 5-3) women's tennis squad wrapped up the second day at the Pac-10 singles and doubles Championships and Invitational today in Ojai, California.

Top-seeded ASU sophomore Adria Engel, who finished the dual season ranked No. 8 nationally, defeated Cal's Christina Fusano in the quarterfinals, 6-3, 3-6, 7-5, to advance to tomorrow's semifinals against UCLA's Sara Walker. Yesterday, ASU's Celena McCoury fell in the Round of 16 to Cal's Catherine Lynch, 6-2, 6-2 (late results).

In Pac-10 doubles Championship play, Adria Engel and Faye DeVera teamed up for an 8-4 victory over USC's Jewel Peterson and Tiffany Brymer, while ASU's Celena McCoury/Mhairi Brown tandem downed Stanford's Emilia Anderson and Sara Pestieau, 9-7. Both will advance to tomorrow's quarterfinals. Unfortunately, ASU's Cindy Sureephong and Megan Yeats fell in doubles play to Mariko Fritz-Krockow and Sara Walker of UCLA, 8-4. In Invitational doubles play, ASU's Jennifer Baker teamed up with Washington State's Zorana Roganovic, but fell to USC's Bernadette Bayani/Maureen Diaz combo by default.

Championship Quarterfinals, Friday morningAdria Engel (ASU) def. Christina Fusano (CAL), 6-3, 3-6, 7-5

Championship Round of 16 doublesEngel/DeVera (ASU) def. Peterson/Brymer (USC), 8-4McCoury/Brown (ASU) def. Anderson/Pestieau (SU), 9-7Fritz-Krockow/Walker (UCLA) def. Sureephong/Yeats (ASU), 8-4

Invitational Round of 16 doublesBayani/Diaz (USC) def. Baker/Roganovic (ASU/WSU), default

Invitational Round of 32, Thursday afternoon (late results)Catherine Lynch (CAL) def. Celena McCoury (ASU), 6-2, 6-2

Tomorrow's results will be posted as soon as possible upon completion of the remaining singles and doubles matches.

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