Bruin Netters Drop Arizona, 7-0

March 16, 2007

LOS ANGELES - The No. 22 UCLA women's tennis team cruised to its 10th victory of the season Friday, shutting out Pac-10 foe Arizona, 7-0 at the Los Angeles Tennis Center. With the win, the Bruins improve to 10-5 overall, while the Wildcats drop to 7-6. Friday's match does not count in the Pac-10 standings.

UCLA jumped out to a 1-0 lead by taking two of the three matches contested in doubles play. Elizabeth Lumpkin and Stephanie Wetmore got things started for the Bruins, posting an 8-0 victory over Juliette Mavroleon/Katie Orletsky at court No. 3. The point was clinched at court No. 1, where Riza Zalameda and Yasmin Schnack were 8-4 winners over Arizona's Kasia Jakowlew/Natalia Toporowska.

UCLA continued its dominance in singles play by recording three straight-set wins to clinch the match 4-0. First off was Anna-Viktoria Lind, who downed Tina Razloznik, 6-1, 6-0 at court No. 5. That match was followed by court No. 3, where UCLA's Ashley Joelson was a 6-1, 6-3 winner over Toporowska. Wetmore clinched the win for the Bruins at court No. 6, registering a 6-0, 6-3 decision against Orletsky.

Three more Bruin singles players recorded wins after the match was already decided, as Alex McGoodwin (court #4), Schnack (court #2) and Zalameda (court #1) were all victorious. Zalameda battled back from a set down to defeat Arizona's Danielle Steinberg, 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 at court No. 1.

UCLA returns to action tomorrow, hosting No. 21 Arizona State at the LATC beginning at Noon.


Opponents Score 8-4 8-4 (46) Elizabeth Lumpkin /Wetmore (UCLA) def. (45) Mavroleon/Orletsky (UA) 8-0
1. (33) Schnack/Zalameda (UCLA) def. Jakowlew/Toporowska (UA)
2. Steinberg/Camelia Todorova (UA) def. Joelson/McGoodwin (UCLA)
UCLA WinsDoubles Point


Opponents Score 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 7-5, 6-2 6-1, 6-3 6-2, 7-5 6-1, 6-0 6-0, 6-3*
1. (24) Riza Zalameda (UCLA) def. (110) Danielle Steinberg (UA)
2. (36) Yasmin Schnack (UCLA) def. Juliette Mavroleon (UA)
3. Ashley Joelson (UCLA) def. Natalia Toporowska (UA)
4. Alex McGoodwin (UCLA) def. Kasia Jakowlew (UA)
5. Anna-Viktoria Lind (UCLA) def. Tina Razloznik (UA)
6. Stephanie Wetmore (UCLA) def. Katie Orletsky (UA)
* Denotes Clinching Match -- Order of Finish: 5, 3, 6, 4, 2, 1
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