Cougars swept by Huskies

April 19, 2003

SEATTLE -- Washington State's tennis team ended its regular season with a 7-0 loss at Washington, Saturday.

The loss dropped No. 52 WSU to 7-13, 0-8 Pacific-10. The No. 6 Huskies improved to 17-3, 6-2.

The Huskies' top tandem of Claire Carter and Darija Klaic, ranked 13th nationally, led Washington's sweep in doubles play with an 8-4 win over Lorena Arias and Chris Martinez.

Colleen Gray and Dea Sumantri defeated Orsolya Sallai and Annabel Stephanchuk, 8-5 at No. 2 doubles while Erin Boisclair and Erin Hoe teamed to down Nora Gaal and Zsofi Fodor, 8-4 at No.3 doubles.

Washington won all six singles matches in straight sets, including a pair that featured ranked players for both schools.

At No. 1 singles, 37th-ranked Sumantri defeated No. 113 Sallai, 6-1, 6-4. Carter, ranked 47th nationally, was victorious over No. 111 Arias, 6-1, 6-4 at No. 2 singles.

The best singles match of the day was at No. 4 where Boisclair defeated Stephanchuck. After easily winning in the first set, Boisclair pulled out a win in a second set tiebreaker for a 6-2, 7-6 victory.

Washington State travels to Ojai, Calif., to take part in the Pacific-10 Tournament, April 24-27.

Results:No. 6 Washington (7) No. 52 WSU (0)Singles1. No. 37 Dea Sumantri (UW) def. No. 113 Orsolya Sallai (WSU), 6-1, 6-42. No. 47 Claire Carter (UW) def. No. 111 Lorena Arias (WSU), 6-1, 6-43. No. 58 Darija Klaic (UW) def. Chris Martinez (WSU), 6-3, 6-24. No. 124 Erin Bosclair (UW) def. Annabel Stefanchuk (WSU), 6-2, 7-65. Colleen Gray (UW) def. Nora Gaal (WSU), 6-1, 6-36. Erin Hoe (UW) def. Zsofi Fodor (WSU), 6-3, 6-2Doubles1. No. 13 Carter/Klaic (UW) def. Arias/Martinez (WSU), 8-42. Gray/Sumantri (UW) def. Sallai/Stefanchuk (WSU), 8-53. Boisclair/Hoe (UW) def. Gaal/Fodor (WSU), 8-4
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