Women's Tennis Opens Pac-10 Play With a 7-0 Shut-Out Over Washington
Feb. 16, 2007
ASU came out strong in doubles, jumping out immediately to grab two wins with Rebecca Rankin and Nadia Abdala shutting out Allison Rainey and Lauren Summers 8-0, with eighth-ranked duo of Kady Pooler and Roxanne Clarke coming in with an 8-3 win over Washington's Joyce Ardies and Victoria Brymer to seal the point.
In singles the Devils were unstoppable, going 6-0 and winning each point in straight sets over the Huskies. Laila Abdala led the way with a quick 6-0, 6-0 win over UW's Lauren Summers, with senior Sabrina Capannolo following closely behind with a 6-2, 6-1 win over Tara Simpson.
The Sun Devils return to action tomorrow as they take on the No. 56 Washington State Cougars in
Results from No. 24 ASU vs.
1.) No. 8 Pooler/Clarke (ASU) def. Ardies/Brymer (UW) - 8-3
2.) Wong/Simpson (UW) def. Leitch/Capannolo (ASU) - 8-4
3.) Rankin/N. Abdala (ASU) def. Rainey/Summers (UW) - 8-0
1.) Sabrina Capannolo (ASU) def. Tara Simpson (UW) - 6-2, 6-1
2.) Nadia Abdala (ASU) def. Victoria Brymer (UW) - 6-3, 6-1
3.) Roxanne Clarke (ASU) def. Joyce Ardies (UW) - 6-2, 6-2
4.) Kady Pooler (ASU) def. Allison Rainey (UW) - 6-3, 6-1
5.) Rebecca Rankin (ASU) def. Melinda Wong (UW) - 6-4, 6-2
6.) Laila Abdala (ASU) def. Lauren Summers (UW) - 6-0, 6-0