Women's Tennis Team Down LMU, 7-0

Feb. 18, 2010

LOS ANGELES - The fourth-ranked UCLA women's tennis team swept doubles play and then won all six singles matches in straight sets to defeat Loyola Marymount, 7-0 at the Los Angeles Tennis Center on Thursday afternoon. With the win, the Bruins improve to 8-1 overall, while LMU drops to 1-4.

Bruin players Maya Johansson and Pamela Montez each posted wins to extend their winning streaks. Johansson downed Melissa Valenzuela, 6-3, 6-3 at court No. 4, and Montez beat Elisaveta Pironkova, 6-2, 6-3 at the No. 3 spot. Both Johansson and Montez have six-match winning streaks.

It was also business as usual for fifth-ranked Yasmin Schnack at court No. 1, as she cruised to a 6-2, 6-1 win over Jasmin Heckel. Schnack also teamed with Andrea Remynse in doubles to defeat Heckel and Bliss Nixon, 8-0 at the top spot. Remynse and Schnack are ranked No. 11 in the country according to the new ITA Rankings released on Thursday.

Next up for UCLA is a Sunday match with Cal Poly at the LATC beginning at Noon.

#4 UCLA 7, LMU 0
Feb 18, 2010 at Los Angeles, CA (Los Angeles Tennis Center)

1. #11 Andrea Remynse/Schnack (UCLA) def. Heckel/Nixon (LMU) 8-0
2. Hickey/Pantic (UCLA) def. Pringle/Valenzuela (LMU) 8-1
3. Montez/Seguso (UCLA) def. LaPorte/Pironkova (LMU) 8-3

UCLA Wins Doubles Point

1. #5 Yasmin Schnack (UCLA) def. Jasmin Heckel (LMU) 6-2, 6-1
2. #48 Noelle Hickey (UCLA) def. Jane Pringle (LMU) 6-0, 6-2
3. Pamela Montez (UCLA) def. Elisaveta Pironkova (LMU) 6-2, 6-3
4. Maya Johansson (UCLA) def. Melissa Valenzuela (LMU) 6-3, 6-3
5. Nina Pantic (UCLA) def. Estelle LaPorte (LMU) 6-0, 6-1
6. Carling Seguso (UCLA) def. Bliss Nixon (LMU) 6-0, 6-0

Match Notes
LMU 1-4
UCLA 8-1; National ranking #4
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (2,3,5,1,6,4)
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