No. 17 California Falls to No. 1 Stanford, 5-2

March 30, 2005

Palo Alto, CA - The No. 17 California women's tennis team fell to No. 1 Stanford, 5-2, Wednesday afternoon at the Taube Tennis Center. The Golden Bears' record now stands at 11-4 overall, 1-2 Pac-10, while the Cardinal improve to a perfect 15-0.

Cal dropped the doubles point, but did pick up a win on court one. The Freshman duo of Suzi Babos and Marion Ravelojaona defeated Alice Barnes and Erin Burdette, 8-3.

In singles, No. 4 Babos continued her impressive spring run, beating Amber Liu in straight sets, 7-5; 6-0. Cal's other win came on court six, where freshman Cristina Visico outlasted Lejla Hodzic in three sets, 6-4; 3-6; 1-0.

Cal hosts a pair of Pac-10 opponents in Arizona and Arizona State, April 1 and 2, respectively. Head coach Jan Brogan, who currently has 498 career wins, will be going for No. 500 at the Hellman Tennis Center.

Doubles1. Babos/Kusano (Cal) def. Barnes/Burdette (Stanford) - 8-32. Liu/Yelsey (Stanford) def. Ravelojaona/Shu (Cal) - 8-03. Deason/Hodzic (Stanford) def. Visico/Lee (Cal) - 8-2Singles1. Suzi Babos (Cal) def. Amber Liu (Stanford) - 7-5, 6-02. Alice Barnes (Stanford) def. Stephanie Kusano (Cal) - 6-1, 6-23. Theresa Logar (Stanford) def. Marion Ravelojaona (Cal) - 6-3, 6-04. Whitney Deason (Stanford) def. Monica Weisener (Cal) - 6-2, 6-25. Anne Yelsey (Stanford) def. Jessica Shu (Cal) - 6-3, 6-06. Cristina Visico (Cal) def. Lejla Hodzic (Stanford) - 6-4, 3-6, 1-0
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