Barte And Burdette To Face Cal's Top Duo In NCAA Doubles Championship Monday
May 24, 2009
STANFORD, Calif.- Stanford's top doubles team of sophomore Hilary Barte and junior Lindsay Burdette will play for a national title on Monday morning at the NCAA Championships at College Station, Texas.
Barte and Burdette outlasted Tennessee's Natalie Pluskota and Caitlin Whoriskey 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (4) on Sunday afternoon in the semifinal round, advancing the Cardinal duo to Monday's championship match.
Ranked as the No. 8 doubles team in the country, Barte and Burdette are now 27-7 overall this year. The pair has been extremely hot recently, riding a 13-match winning streak while posting a 15-6 mark against nationally-ranked opponents.
More details to follow.