UW Duo Plays in Invitational Doubles Final
April 27, 2002
OJAI, Calif. - The Washington doubles team of sophomore Erin Hoe and senior Ilona Kordonskaya handily won their semifinal match Saturday, earning a berth in the invitational doubles final during the Pac-10 women's tennis championships at the Ojai Valley Tennis Club.
The Husky duo dispatched Washington State's Nora Gaal and Zorana Roganovic by an 8-1 score. That was their third straight win in the tournament, including an 8-3 quarterfinal triumph over Arizona State's Lauren Colalillo and Megan Yeats.
Hoe and Kordonskaya, who opened the tournament by defeating Carla Arguelles and Catherine Lynch of California 8-2, will meet Stanford's Emilia Anderson and Story Tweedie-Yates on Sunday for the invitational title.
In the championship doubles bracket, both of Washington's teams went down Saturday in the quarterfinals. The 25th-ranked tandem of Claire Carter and Darija Klaic lost 8-2 to No. 6 Tiffany Brymer and Jewel Peterson of USC. Arizona's ninth-ranked Debbie Larocque and Maja Mlakar ousted the UW tandem of Colleen Gray and Dea Sumantri by an 8-5 count.
A pair of Huskies advanced to the invitational singles semifinals before losing on Saturday. California's Nicole Havlicek outlasted junior Andrea Coulter 7-6, 1-6, 6-4 and Tiffany Brymer of USC won 6-4, 6-3 over freshman Dea Sumantri.
Pac-10 Women's Tennis Championships
April 27, 2002
Ojai Valley Tennis Club; Ojai, Calif.
Invitational Singles - Semifinals
Nicole Havlicek (CAL) def. Andrea Coulter (UW), 7-6, 1-6, 6-4
Tiffany Brymer (USC) def. Dea Sumantri (UW), 6-4, 6-3
Championship Doubles - Quarterfinals
#6 Tiffany Brymer/Jewel Peterson (USC) def. #25 Claire Carter/Darija Klaic (UW), 8-2
#9 Debbie Larocque/Maja Mlakar (ARIZ) def. Colleen Gray/Dea Sumantri (UW), 8-5
Invitational Doubles - Quarterfinals
Erin Hoe/Ilona Kordonskaya (UW) def. Lauren Colalillo/Megan Yeats (ASU), 8-3
Hoe/Kordonskaya (UW) def. Nora Gaal/Zorana Roganovic (WSU), 8-1
Emila Anderson/Story Tweedie-Yates (STAN) def. Sarah Gregg/Catherine Hawley (UCLA), 8-4