No. 11 Husky Women's Tennis Team Beats Rival No. 29 Washington State

Feb. 2, 2002

SEATTLE - The 11th ranked Washington women's tennis team (3-0) defeated No. 29 Washington State in a tight match, 4-3. The Huskies claimed four of the six single matches on their way to victory over the Cougars.

No. 35 Darija Klaic clinched the victory for the Huskies defeating No. 38 Erica Perkins in the No. 1 position, in three grueling sets, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4. No. 39 Claire Carter also contributed to the Huskies victory defeating No. 50 Stacy McKenna, in the No. 2 position, 6-1, 7-6 (6).

Senior, Ilona Kordonskaya lost a tough match to sophomore Lorena Arias, in the No.3 position 7-6, 6-1, 6-2. Junior Colleen Gray was successful for the Huskies defeating Orsi Sallai 6-1, 6-2 in the No. 4 position.

Erin Hoe playing in the No. 5 position lost a hard fought match to WSU's Chris Martinez 6-0, 6-4. And rounding out the day in singles action, was junior Andrea Coulter who defeated sophomore Zorana Roganovic, 6-4, 6-3.

In doubles action, the Huskies duo of Gray/Sumantri posted the only win of the day in the No. 2 position over Arias/Martinez, 9-7. Clinching the win and upsetting No. 15 Carter/Klaic was No. 22 Perkins/McKenna of WSU who won 8-6, in the No. 1 position. Roganovic/Sallai defeated Hoe/Kordonskaya in the No.3 position, 8-5 to help the Cougars towards victory.

The Huskies are set to take on No. 26 Alabama, Sunday, February 3 at 10 a.m. and action will take place in the Nordstrom Tennis Center.

NCAA Women's Tennis(#11) Washington 4,  (#29) Washington State 3Nordstrom Tennis Center, Seattle, Wash.

Singles#1 Darija Klaic (35), UW, def. Erica Perkins (38) WSU, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 (Clinch)#2 Claire Carter (39), UW, def. Stacy McKenna (50), WSU, 6-1, 7-6 (6)#3 Lorena Arias WU, def. Ilona Kordonskaya, UW, 6-7, 6-1, 6-2#4 Colleen Gray UW, def Orsi Sallai WSU, 6-1, 6-2#5 Chris Martinez WSU def. Erin Hoe, UW 6-0, 6-4#6 Andrea Coulter, UW, def. Zorana Roganovic WSU, 6-4, 6-3Doubles#1 Stacy McKenna/Erica Perkins (22), WSU def. Claire Carter/Darija Klaic (15), UW, 8-6 (Clinch)#2 Colleen Gray/Dea Sumantri, UW, def. Chris Martinez/Lorena Arias, WSU, 9-7#3 Zorana Roganovic/Orsi Sallai WSU, def Erin Hoe/ Ilona Kordonskaya, UW, 8-5

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