Women's Tennis Registers 7-0 Shutout Against UC Irvine

Jan. 24, 2003

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - For the second time this week, the ninth-ranked USC women's tennis team shut out its opponent, this time beating UC Irvine, 7-0, Friday (Jan 24) at Marks Tennis Stadium.With the win, USC improves its record to 2-0, while UC Irvine drops to 1-1.

The Women of Troy won all three doubles matches to clinch the first point. At center court, Tiffany Brymer and Jewel Peterson defeated the Anteaters' Jenny Bowman and Tiffany Chang, 8-5. They were followed by twin victories of 8-1 at court No. 2 as Anita Loyola and Luana Magnani defeated Anna Bentzer and Hui Leow and at court No. 3 as Maureen Diaz and Carine Vermeulen beat Kristina Boss and Christie Posner.

USC's Brymer picked up the first victory in singles play by defeating Amy Tranckino, 6-3, 6-0, at court No. 5. Vermeulen, in court No. 6, followed suit by picking up a 6-2, 6-1 victory against Boss. The Trojans secured victory at No. 4 when Loyola swept Posner, 6-2, 6-1. Magnani continued the pattern by beating Chang at court No. 2, 6-1, 6-3. The Women of Troy kept rolling as Diaz defeated Bentzer, 6-2, 6-1, on court No. 3. Peterson closed out the match at center court defeating Jenny Bowman, 6-2, 7-6.

The Women of Troy return to action Friday, Jan 31, when they travel to Westwood to take on UCLA at 1:30 PM.

#9 USC 7, UC Irvine 0

Doubles(1) #9 Brymer/Peterson (USC) def. #60 Bowman/Chang (UCI) - 8-5(2) #40 Loyola/Magnani (USC) def. Bentzer/Hui Leow (UCI) - 8-1(3) Diaz/Vermeulen (USC) def. Boss/Posner (UCI) - 8-1USC wins doubles point

Singles(1) #3 Jewel Peterson (USC) def. Jenny Bowman (UCI) - 6-2, 7-6(2) Luana Magnani (USC) def. Tiffany Chang (UCI) - 6-1, 6-3(3) #55 Maureen Diaz (USC) def. Anna Bentzer (UCI) - 6-2, 6-1(4) #103 Anita Loyola (USC) def. Christie Posner (UCI) - 6-2, 6-1(5) #90 Tiffany Brymer (USC) def. Amy Tranckino (UCI) - 6-3, 6-0(6) Carine Vermeulen (USC) def. Kristina Boss (UCI) - 6-2, 6-1

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