No. 46 WSU Tennis Falls To No. 2 Stanford

March 28, 2003

STANFORD, Calif.- The No. 46 Washington State women's tennis team lost 7-0 to the No. 2 Stanford Cardinal Friday afternoon at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium.

The second-ranked Cardinal did not drop a set en route to a 7-0 sweep of visiting Washington State. The Cardinal improve to 13-1 and 3-0 in the Pac-10, while the Cougars fall to 7-6, 0-2 in league play.

One highlight for the Cougars was the doubles play of Lorena Arias and Chris Martinez. The Cougar duo challenged Stanford's second-ranked duo of Lauren Barnikow and Erin Burdette, but fell 9-8.

Stanford won all six singles matches for the third consecutive match. Amber Liu picked up the first win at No. 1, beating Orsolya Sallai 6-2, 6-1. Burdette followed with a 6-1, 6-1 victory at the third spot and Alice Barnes captured the match for the Cardinal with a 6-0, 6-3 win.

The Cougars next competition will be at No. 3 California Saturday, March 29. The match starts at noon.

Results:No. 2 Stanford defeats No. 46 Washington State, 7-0.Singles:#1. (5) Amber Liu (STAN) def. (107) Orsolya Sallai (WSU) - 6-2, 6-1#2. (16) Lauren Barnikow (STAN) def. (95) Lorena Arias (WSU) - 6-1, 6-4#3. (37) Erin Burdette (STAN) def. Chris Martinez (WSU) - 6-1, 6-1#4. (4) Alice Barnes (STAN) def. Nora Gaal (WSU) - 6-0, 6-3#5. Emilia Anderson (STAN) def. Annabel Stefanchuk (WSU) - 6-2, 6-1#6. Story Tweedie-Yates (STAN) def. Zorana Roganovic (WSU) - 6-2, 6-3

Doubles:#1. (2) Barnikow/Burdette (STAN) def. Arias/Martinez (WSU) --- 9-8#2. (48) Barnes/Liu (STAN) def. Sallai/Stefanchuk (WSU) --- 8-5#3. Anderson/Tweedie-Yates (STAN) def. Gaal/Zsofi Fodor (WSU) --- 8-5

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