Women's Tennis Team Plays Well In Opening Rounds of the Omni Hotels West Region Championship

Oct. 26, 2002

San Diego, CA - The Women's Tennis Team advanced four singles players and one doubles team on the opening day of the main draw of the 2002 Omni Hotels West Region Championship, hosted by San Diego State and San Diego.

In the first round of the singles main draw, Joslyn Burkett and Mhairi Brown both defeated their opponents to advance to the second round, as well as Cindy Sureephong with a 6-2, 6-2 defeat of CSUN's Yuyu Myinttun.

Adria Engel defeated Sarah Gregg of UCLA with a 6-1, 7-5 sweep.

Engel also defeated Lindsey Marvel of CSULB 6-4, 6-0. Adria will advance on to play Anita Loyola of USC in the third round of play.

In the opening rounds of doubles action, the Sun Devils were able to advance one team to the second round of play.

Mhairi Brown and Cindy Sureephong successfully defeated the Boss/Posner team of UCI 8-3, and will advance on to play the Esmero/Bayani team from USC.

The tournament continues through Sunday.

2002 Omni Hotels West Region Women's Championship - San Diego, CA

Singles Qualifying Second Round

Leslie Damon (UCSB) def. Paulie Faban (ASU), 6-2, 6-1

Singles Main Draw - First Round

Joslynn Burkett (ASU) def. Hui Leow (UC Irvine), 7-6 (4), 6-2(7) Mhairi Brown (ASU) def. Kristy Randono (Arizona) 6-0, 6-0Emma Murphy (USD) def. Lauren Colalillo (ASU) 7-6 (4), 3-6, 7-6(3) Adria Engel (ASU) def. Sarah Gregg (UCLA) 6-1, 7-5(5) Debbie Larocque (Arizona) def. Megan Yeats (ASU) 3-6, 7-5, 6-3Cindy Sureephong (ASU) def. Yuyu Myinttun (CSUN) 6-2, 6-2

Singles Main Draw - Second Round

(1) Jewel Peterson (USC) def. Joslyn Burkett (ASU) 6-0, 6-4Tiffany Brymer (USC) def. Mhairi Brown (ASU) 6-1, 6-2Adria Engel (ASU) def. Lindsey Marvel (CSULB) 6-4, 6-0(8) Maureen Diaz (USC) def. Cindy Sureephong (ASU) 6-3, 6-4

Doubles Main Draw - First Round

Hedberg/Graf (SDSU) def. Engel/Burkett 8-6Bowman/Chang (UC Irvine) def. Yeats/Colalillo (ASU) 8-5Brown/Sureephong (ASU) def. Boss/Posner (UC Irvine) 8-3

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