Washington Women's Tennis Sweeps Nevada for Ninth Win on Year

Feb. 24, 2002

SEATTLE, Wa. - The 12th-ranked Washington women's tennis team (9-1, 0-0) defeated unranked Nevada, 7-0, Sunday in the Nordstrom Tennis Center. The Huskies swept all six singles matches and claimed the three doubles matches, as well.

No. 15 Husky duo Claire Carter (Nottingham, England) and Darija Klaic (Zupanja, Croatia) earned their eighth win on the year by defeating Jjasa Jezernik and Biljana Trpeska, 8-6. Playing in the second position, Colleen Gray (Granite Bay, Calif.) and Dea Sumantri (Jakarta, Indonesia) scored an 8-3 win over Vania Apodaca and Kodee Domingo. Andrea Coulter (Calgary, Canada) and Ilona Kordonskaya (Los Angeles, Calif.) blanked their opponents, Ana Bihler and Summer Ahuna, 8-0.

No. 35 Klaic rebounded from a loss in the first set to defeat her opponent, Jezernik, 4-6, 6-3, (10-5). Carter, currently ranked 39th in the ITA's latest poll, took care of Apodaca, 6-0, 6-2 to earn her 11th win on the year. Kordonskaya played No. 3 singles and defeated Trpeska in two sets, 6-3, 6-4.

Gray notched her 13th win this season with a 6-3, 6-2, win over Bihler in the fourth position. Coulter made things look easy with a 6-0, 6-2 defeat of Domingo at No. 5 singles. Erin Hoe (Mililani, Hawaii) played in the sixth slot and defeated Cherie Pettersson in convincing fashion, 6-1, 6-1.

The Huskies will hit the road for their next non-conference action, facing Utah and BYU on March 1 and 2, respectively.

No. 12 Washington vs. NevadaNordstrom Tennis CenterSunday, February 24, 2002

SINGLES1. (35) Darija Klaic (UW) d. Jjasa Jezernik (Nev) 4-6, 6-3, (10-5)2. (39) Claire Carter (UW) d. Vania Apodaca (Nev) 6-0, 6-23. Ilona Kordonskaya (UW) d. Biljana Trpeska (Nev) 6-3, 6-44. Colleen Gray (UW) d. Ana Bihler (Nev) 6-3, 6-25. Andrea Coulter (UW) d. Kodee Domingo (Nev) 6-0, 6-26. Erin Hoe (UW) d. Cherie Pettersson (Nev) 6-1, 6-1

DOUBLES1. (15) Carter/Klaic (UW) d. Jezernik/Trpeska (Nev) 8-62. Gray/Sumantri (UW) d. Apodaca/Domingo (Nev) 8-33. Coulter/Kordonskaya (UW) d. Bihler/Summer Ahuna (Nev) 8-0

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