No. 1 Stanford Tops No. 35 UNLV, 6-1
March 23, 2005
Las Vegas, Nev. - No. 1 Stanford rolled through No. 35 UNLV in a non-conference dual match at the Fertitta Tennis Complex in Las Vegas on Wednesday afternoon, 6-1. With the win, the Cardinal improves to 13-0 on the season, while the Rebels fall to 7-5.
Stanford began the day by sweeping the three doubles matches to win the doubles point. The No. 12 ranked tandem of junior Alice Barnes and senior Erin Burdette edged UNLV's Anne Claire Ortiz-Luis and Linda Tempelfelde, 8-6, while the No. 38 ranked duo of junior Amber Liu and sophomore Anne Yelsey knocked of Gyorgyi Zsiros and Claire Smith at the No. 2 doubles spot, 8-2. Freshman Whitney Deason and sophomore Theresa Logar closed out the doubles sweep at the No. 3 position, handing Elena Gantcheva and Mery Constanti an 8-2 defeat.
The Cardinal continued to roll in singles play, with all five wins being decided in straight sets. No. 14 ranked Liu topped No. 22 Gantcheva at the No. 1 singles position 6-3, 6-2, while No. 26 Barnes defeated Zsiros at the No. 2 spot 6-2, 6-2. Logar finished off Ortiz-Luis 6-1, 6-3, and Deason defeated Cindy Treber at the No. 4 position 6-0, 6-4. Yelsey rounded out the Cardinal victories at the No. 5 spot, defeating Smith 6-0, 6-0.
Junior Joanna Kao suffered the lone Stanford loss at the No. 6 position, falling to Tempelfelde 7-6, 6-4.
The Cardinal resumes Pac-10 play on Saturday when they return to The Farm to take on Oregon at 12:00 pm
#1 STANFORD 6
#35 UNLV 1
DOUBLES: (STANFORD WINS DOUBLES POINT)
1. #12 Barnes/Burdette (STAN) def. Ortiz-Luis/Tempelfelde (UNLV) - 8-6
2. #38 Liu/Yelsey (STAN) def. #55 Zsiros/Smith (UNLV) - 8-2
3. Deason/Logar (STAN) def. Gantcheva/Mery Constanti (UNLV) - 8-2
1. #14 Amber Liu (STAN) def. #22 Elena Gantcheva (UNLV) - 6-3, 6-2
2. #26 Alice Barnes (STAN) def. Gyorgyi Zsiros (UNLV) - 6-2, 6-2
3. #38 Theresa Logar (STAN) def. Anne Claire Ortiz-Luis (UNLV) - 6-1, 6-3
4. #45 Whitney Deason (STAN) def. Cindy Treber (UNLV) - 6-0, 6-4
5. #84 Anne Yelsey (STAN) def. Claire Smith (UNLV) - 6-0, 6-0
6. Linda Tempelfelde (UNLV) def. Joanna Kao (STAN) - 7-6, 6-4
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