Schnack, Joelson Reach Singles Semifinals at ITA Regionals

Oct. 21, 2006

San Diego, Calif. - UCLA women's tennis players Ashley Joelson and Yasmin Schnack each won singles matches Saturday to advance to the semifinals of the 2006 Wilson/ITA West Regionals.

Joelson, who was coming off an upset of top-seeded Amanda Fink of USC on Friday, defeated teammate Alex McGoodwin, 6-2, 6-4. She will next face Bruin freshman Schnack, who posted a 7-5, 7-5 victory over San Diego State's Holly Bagshaw. Joelson and Schnack will face off on Sunday at Noon.

Two Bruins dropped singles matches in the bottom half of the draw Saturday. Fourth-seeded Riza Zalameda lost to USC's Sarah Fansler, 6-3, 7-5, while sixth-seeded Tracy Lin fell to No. 2 Bianca Dulgheru of Pepperdine, 6-0, 6-4.

Two UCLA doubles teams also fell Saturday, as both Joelson/Elizabeth Lumpkin and Schnack/Lin dropped quarterfinal matches.

Complete results from the ITA Regionls can be found on the right side of SDSU's women's tennis page located HERE.

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