Cougars Swept by Top Ranked Stanford, 7-0

April 6, 2007

Stanford, Calif. - The Washington State women's tennis team dropped a 7-0 decision to top ranked host Stanford Friday afternoon at the Tennis Courts at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium.

The Cougars fell to 13-9 and 1-5 in the Pacific-10 Conference, while Stanford improved to 16-1 and 4-0 in Pac-10 play.

WSU got down early as Stanford's No. 3 doubles unit of Whitney Deason and Theresa Logar defeated Aleksandra Cekic and Aleksandra Stefanova, 8-1. Stanford clinched the doubles point in the top slot after Lindsay Burdette and Anne Yelsey, nationally-ranked 24th, downed Ekaterina Burduli and Marjolein van de Ven, 8-2.

Stanford kept their 13-winning streak alive after sweeping the Cougars in singles action. Lejia Hodzic posted a straight-set victory over Kara Konomos, making her dual match season debut, 6-3, 6-1. In the No. 2 slot, 21st ranked Yelsey defeated van de Ven, 6-3, 6-1. Budette, ranked 73rd, secured the Cardinal win the No. 5 position after defeating Stefanova, 7-6, 6-0.

Stanford would continue its winning ways in the remaining three slots.

The Cougars are back in action against the 5th ranked California Bears, Saturday April 6 at noon.

WASHINGTON STATE TENNISNo. 1 Stanford 7 No. 41 Washington State 0April 6, 2007Ojai, Calif.

Doubles:1.) No. 24 Burdette/Yelsey (STAN) def. Burduli/van de Ven (WSU) - 8-22.) No. 25 Durkin/Nguyen(STAN) Spicer/Toth (WSU) - 8-53.) Deason/Logar (STAN) Cekic/Stefanova (WSU) - 8-1Order of finish: 3, 1, 2

Singles:1.) No. 16 Theresa Logar (STAN) Ekaterina Burduli (WSU) - 6-2, 6-02.) No. 21 Anne Yelsey (STAN) Marjolein van de Ven (WSU) - 6-3, 6-13.) No. 9 Celia Durkin (STAN) Aleksandra Cekic (WSU) - 6-4, 6-34.) No. 76 Whitney Deason (STAN) Aleksandra Stefanova (WSU) - 6-1, 6-45.) No. 73 Lindsay Burdette (STAN) Anastesia Opata (WSU) - 7-6, 6-06.) Lejia Hodzic (STAN) Kara Konomos (WSU) - 6-3, 6-1,Order of finish: 6, 2, 5, 3, 4, 1

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