Zalameda Captures Singles Title at Wilson/ITA Fall Regionals

Oct. 25, 2004

San Diego, Calif. -- UCLA women's tennis player Riza Zalameda defeated USC's Lindsey Nelson, 6-3, 6-4 in Monday's championship match at the Wilson/ITA Fall Regionals held at the Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego.

Zalameda, a freshman, dropped just one set in six singles matches during the tournament. Following her victory, Zalameda teamed with Daniela Bercek to win the doubles title over Arizona State's Joslynn Burkett/Wendy Pilecka, 8-3.

Bruin senior Sarah Gregg played in Monday's consolation singles final, falling to USC's Dianne Matias, 6-4, 6-3.

With the victory, Zalameda and Bercek earn a spot in the main doubles draw at the ITA National Indoor Championships, Nov. 4-7 in Ann Arbor, Mich. Zalameda will also be competing in singles at that event.

Riza Zalameda (UCLA) def. Lindsey Nelson (USC) -- 7-5, 6-3

Zalameda/Daniela Bercek (UCLA) def. Joslynn Burkett/Wendy Pilecka (ASU) -- 8-3

Dianne Matias (USC) def. Sarah Gregg (UCLA) -- 6-4, 6-3

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