Five Cougars Post First Round Singles Victories At ITA Regional

Oct. 24, 2003

STANFORD, Calif. - Washington State captured five out of six first round matches at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Northwest Regional competition Friday.

Junior Chris Martinez defeated Pacific's Urska Dvorsek in straight sets 6-1, 6-4. Junior Zsofia Fodor knocked off her Pacific opponent Nicole Sakai, 6-3, 6-2.

Freshman Nelly Dvornicka pinned a loss on Nicole Hunstock of St. Mary's 6-3, 6-4.

Junior Nora Gaal defeated St. Mary's Meg Schulman, 7-5, 6-3.

Portland's Diedre Ring-Morrinson fell to Cougar senior Zorana Roganovic, 6-2, 6-4.

'Our kids had some good wins,' said WSU Head Coach Lisa Hart. 'We're competing against some of the best players in the country.'


First Round SinglesChris Martinez (WSU) def. Urska Dvorsek (Pacific), 6-4, 6-1Zsofia Fodor (WSU) def. Nicole Sakai (Pacific), 6-3, 6-2Vlatka Jovanovic (Fresno State) def. Lorena Arias (WSU),Nelly Dvornicka (WSU) def. Nicole Hunstock (St. Mary's), 6-3, 6-4Nora Gaal (WSU) def. Meg Schulman (St. Mary's), 7-5, 6-3Zorana Roganovic (WSU) def. Diedre Ring-Morrison (Portland), 6-2, 6-4No. 78 Orsolya Sallai (WSU), Bye

Second Round SinglesJessica Shu (California) def. Chris Martinez (WSU), 6-1, 3-6, 6-4No. 54 Catherine Lynch (California) def. Zsofia Fodor (WSU), 6-3, 6-2Megan Tiegs (San Francisco) def. Nelly Dvornicka (WSU), 6-4, 6-1Sasha Podkolzina (California) def. Nora Gaal (WSU), 6-2, 6-4Lucia Sainz (Fresno State) def. Zorana Roganovic (WSU), 6-1, 2-6, 6-3Monica Hoz De Vila (Oregon) def. No. 78 Orsolya Sallai (WSU), 6-1, 7-6 (4)

Consolation SinglesLorena Arias (WSU) def. Cherie Pettersson (Nevada), 6-2, 6-0

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