Women's Tennis fall to No. 29 Washington State 6-1

Feb. 24, 2002

LEWISTON, Idaho--The No. 59-ranked University of Oregon women's tennis fell to No. 29 Washington State, 6-1, on Sunday. The Ducks were unable to come away with a win, but got at least one singles victory from Courtney Nagle. The Ducks are now 6-4 on the season while the Cougars improve to 2-2.

After losing 6-0, 6-3 to Colleen Gray of Washington on Saturday, sophomore Courtney Nagle was the only Duck to win a singles match in the competition. Nagle defeated Orsi Sallai of Washington State 6-1, 6-2 in the No. 4 position.

'We played tentative and scared and we payed the price for it,' Oregon coach Jack Griffin said. 'We just need to get back into things.'

Oregon will continue on the road traveling to Stanford, Calif., to play No. 3-ranked Stanford on Friday March 1 at 1:30 p.m. The Ducks will then travel to Berkeley, Calif., to face No. 14 California on Saturday at noon.

Oregon 1 , Washington State 6

No. 1 - Erica Perkins (WSU) def. Janice Nyland (UO), 6-3, 6-4
No. 2 - Stacy McKenna (WSU) def. Davina Mendiburu (UO), 6-2, 6-4
No. 3 - Lorena Arias (WSU) def. Vickie Gunnarsson (UO), 6-2, 7-5
No. 4 - Courtney Nagle (UO) def. Orsi Sallai (WSU), 6-1, 6-2
No. 5 - Chris Martinez (WSU) def. Ester Bak (UO), 6-1, 6-2
No. 6 - Nora Gaal (WSU) def. Adeline Arnaud (UO), 6-3, 6-0

No. 1 - Perkins/McKenna def. Mendiburu/Nagle (UO), 8-2
No. 2 - Arias/Sallai (WSU) def. Bak/Nyland (UO), 8-3
No. 3 - Martinez/Fodor (WSU) def. Gieczys/Gunnarsson (UO), 8-6

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