No. 12 UCLA Beats Tulsa, 4-1 at ITA Kick-Off Weekend

Jan. 30, 2010

LOS ANGELES - The No. 12 UCLA women's tennis team earned a spot in next month's ITA National Team Indoor Championships on Saturday, as the Bruins notched a 4-1 victory over Tulsa in a second round match during ITA Kick-Off Weekend at the Los Angeles Tennis Center.

UCLA's Stephanie Hoffpauir and Maya Johansson set the tone for the Bruins in doubles, posting an 8-0 victory in their match at court No. 3. UCLA then secured the point when No. 10 Andrea Remynse and Yasmin Schnack downed JoAnne Karaitiana/Alexandra Kichoutkin, 8-2 at court No. 1.

Schnack, who is ranked fifth in the nation, would get Kichoutkin again in singles, cruising to 6-1, 6-1 victory to give UCLA a 2-0 lead. Junor Noelle Hickey was also impressive on the day, losing just three games in a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Anastasia Erofeeva at court No. 3.

With UCLA up 3-0, Tulsa got on the board when Ewa Szatkkowska downed sophomore Carling Seguso, 6-3, 6-4 at court No. 4.

Freshman Pamela Montez then clinched the win for the Bruins with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Rebecca Row at court No. 5, making the score 4-1 UCLA. Remynse actually had two match points up 6-0, 5-1 over Karaitiana at court No. 2 when play was suspended.

UCLA returns to the LATC next week, hosting UC Irvine on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.

#12 UCLA 4, #36 Tulsa 1
Jan 30, 2010 at Los Angeles, CA (Los Angeles Tennis Center)

1. #10 Remynse/Schnack (UCLA) def. Karaitiana/Kichoutkin (TULSA) 8-2
2. Hickey/Nina Pantic (UCLA) vs. Erofeeva/Szatkowska (TULSA) 6-4, unfinished
3. Stephanie Hoffpauir/Johansson (UCLA) def. Row/Jie Zeng (TULSA) 8-0

1. #5 Yasmin Schnack (UCLA) def. Alexandra Kichoutkin (TULSA) 6-1, 6-1
2. #41 Andrea Remynse (UCLA) vs. JoAnne Karaitiana (TULSA) 6-0, 5-1, unfinished
3. Noelle Hickey (UCLA) def. Anastasia Erofeeva (TULSA) 6-2, 6-1
4. Ewa Szatkowska (TULSA) def. Carling Seguso (UCLA) 6-3, 6-4
5. Pamela Montez (UCLA) def. Rebecca Row (TULSA) 6-3, 6-4
6. Maya Johansson (UCLA) vs. Michelle Farley (TULSA) 4-6, 6-4, unfinished

Match Notes
Tulsa 6-1; National ranking #36
UCLA 3-0; National ranking #12
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1); Singles (1,3,4,5)

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