Women's Tennis Player Advances to Semifinals at ITA Regional Tournament

Oct. 27, 2001

SAN DIEGO - Wildcat freshman Danielle Stadelmann earned a spot in the semifinals of the consolation singles bracket Saturday at the ITA Region VIII Tournament. Stadelmann topped UNLV's Marianne Bakken, 6-2, 7-6(3), in the round of 16 and outlasted UC-Irvine's Tiffany Chang in the quarterfinals, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1.

In other consolation singles play, UA sophomore Perrine Pernin won her second round contest over Hawaii's Stacy Hakikawa, 7-5, 6-4, but was tripped up in the quarterfinals by UNLV's Gyorgyi Zsiros, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3. Arizona freshman Marie-Pier Pouliot recorded a straight sets victory over San Diego State's Katey Becker, 6-0, 6-1 in the second round before falling in the quarterfinals to Long Beach State's Lindsey Marvel, 4-6, 6-4, 7-6(7).

In doubles action, Arizona sophomore Debbie Larocque and Pernin fell to the tournament's No. 1 seed of Southern California's Tiffany Brymer and Jewel Peterson, 8-3. UA freshman Maja Mlakar and junior Daniela Torres were edged by Pepperdine's Aleksandra Kujawska and Charlotte Vernaz, 9-8(12). Seeded second in the tournament, UCLA's Megan Bradley and Lauren Fisher topped Wildcat senior Laresa Marino and Pouliot, 9-7.

Stadelmann will face Arizona State's Megan Yeats in the semifinals Sunday at 10 a.m. PST.

Second Round
Perrine Pernin (UA)
def. Stacy Hakikawa (Hawaii), 6-2, 6-4
Marie-Pier Pouliot (UA) def. Katey Becker (SDSU), 6-3, 6-1
Danielle Stadelmann (UA) def. Marianne Bakken (UNLV), 6-4, 6-7(4), 7-5
Quarterfinal Round
Gyorgyi Zsiros (UNLV) def. Perrine Pernin (UA), 3-6, 6-1, 6-3
Lindsey Marvel (Long Beach State) def. Marie-Pier Pouliot (UA), 4-6, 6-4, 7-6(7)
Danielle Stadelmann (UA) def. Tiffany Chang (UCI), 4-6, 6-3, 6-1
Main Draw

Tiffany Brymer/Jewel Peterson (USC) def. Debbie Larocque/Pernin (UA), 8-3
Aleksandra Kujawska/Charlotte Vernaz (Pepperdine) def. Maja Mlakar/Torres (UA), 9-8(12)
Megan Bradley/Lauren Fisher (UCLA) def. Laresa Marino/Pouliot (UA), 9-7

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