Women's Tennis Results from the ITA Women's Western Regional Championships

Oct. 25, 2004

San Diego, CA - The Arizona State Women's Tennis Team continued play today at the ITA Women's Western Regional at San Diego State University.

While the Devils played well in their Singles matches, it was the Devil duo of Joslynn Burkett and Wendy Pilecka who were the stars as they fought all the way to the championship match, which will be played Monday against the Zalameda/Bercek number 2 ranked duo from UCLA.

Vana Tomas tried to advance to the Quarterfinals of Singles competition where she fell in the Round of 16 to UCLA's Elizabeth Lumpkin 7-5, 6-4.

Jessica Leitch tried to escape the Round of 16, but also suffered the same fate as Tomas, with a 6-2, 6-4 loss to Anna Bentzer of UCI.

The doubles duo of Joslynn and Burkett and Wendy Pilecka, however have been impeccable as they have gone undefeated in the tournament to find themselves in Monday's finals.

They took down the Lumpkin/Loncaric dup of UCLA 8-4 in the Quarterfinals and the Nelson/Vermuelen team of USC in an 8-3 bout in the Semifinals to advance to the Final round against the No. 2 seeded team of Zalameda/Bercek of UCLA.

Results from the ITA Women's Western Regional Championship

Day 1

Singles - Round of 64

Joslynn Burkett (ASU) def. Yasuyo Hashimoto (CSUN) - 6-0, 6-1

Tamara Tanner (LMU) def. Kady Pooler (ASU) - 6-4, 6-4

Vana Tomas (ASU) def. Brittaney Reitz (USD) 6-1, 6-2

Jessica Leitch (ASU) def. Laura Gordon (UCLA) - 6-3, 4-6, 6-3

Wendy Pilecka (ASU) def. Ruya Inapulat (CSUF) - 4-6, 7-6(3), 6-4

Sabrina Capannolo (ASU) def. Dianne Matias ((USC) - 1-6, 7-6(4), 6-0

Rebecca Rankin (ASU) def. Stephanie Balzert (Ariz) - 6-1, 3-6, 6-1

Singles - Round of 32

Alesya Vidov (SDSU) def. Joslynn Burkett (ASU) - 6-2, 6-3

Vana Tomas (ASU) def. Nicole Bouffler (LBSU) - 6-4, 3-6, 6-3

Jessica Leitch (ASU) def. Bianca Dougheru (Pepp) - 6-3, 6-4

Lindsey Nelson (USC) def. Wendy Pilecka (ASU) - 6-4, 6-2

Elena Gantcheya (8) (UNLV) def. Sabrina Capannolo (ASU) 4-6, 6-3, 6-1

Daniela Bercek (2) (UCLA) def. Rebecca Rankin (ASU) - 6-0, 6-0

Doubles - Round of 32

Nelson/Vermuelen (USC) def. Rankin/Tomas - wo

Pilecka/Burkett (ASU) def. Damion/Wilson (USCB) - 8-4

Colalillo/Capannolo (ASU) def. Krausova/Vidov (SDSU) 8-5

Day 2

Singles - Round of 16

Elizabeth Lumpkin (UCLA) def. Vana Tomas (ASU) - 7-5, 6-4

Anna Bentzer (UCI) def. Jessica Leitch (ASU) - 6-2, 6-4

Doubles - Round of 16

Burkett/Pilecka (ASU) def. Raba/Kosakowski (Pepp.) - 8-3

Day 3

Doubles - Quarterfinals

Burkett/Pilecka (ASU) def. Lumpkin/Loncaric (UCLA) - 8-4

Doubles - Semifinals

Burkett/Pilecka (ASU) def. Nelson/Vermuelen (USC) - 8-3

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