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Card Coasts Over Colorado

Mar 18, 2022

STANFORD, Calif. – Returning to Taube Family Tennis Center for its second conference outing of the season, No. 24 Stanford women's tennis rolled to a 6-1 victory over Colorado on Friday afternoon.

Stanford started the afternoon with a doubles sweep, as the pairs of Valencia Xu and Alexandrea Yepifanova and Ana Geller and Niluka Madurawe picked up dueling 6-0 victories.

The momentum carried into singles play, with the Cardinal going up a set on each of the six courts. Yepifanova pushed the lead to 2-0 with a 7-5, 6-0 win on court two, while classmate Connie Ma picked up a straight set win on court one, 6-1, 6-2. Angelica Blake provided the clinching point on court three, 6-4, 6-2.

Sara Choy and Valencia Xu pushed the advantage to 6-0 with wins on courts six and five, respectively, before Colorado got on the board with a win on court four.

The Cardinal returns to action on Sunday, March 20 against No. 32 Utah. The contest gets underway at noon.

No. 24 Stanford 6, Colorado 1

DOUBLES
1) No. 7 Blake/Ma (STAN) led Campos/Pozo (COL) 4-1 uf
2) Xu/Yepifanova (STAN) d. Balzert/Ky Ecton (COL), 6-0
3) Ana Geller/Niluka Madurawe (STAN) d. Forster/Stanojevic (COL), 6-0
Order of Finish: 2, 3

SINGLES
1) No. 11 Connie Ma (STAN) d. Antonia Balzert (COL), 6-1, 6-2
2) No. 14 Alexandra Yepifanova (STAN) d. Caroline Pozo (COL), 7-5, 6-0
3) Angelica Blake (STAN) d. Maria Campos (COL), 6-4, 6-2
4) Megan Forster (COL) d. India Houghton (STAN), 6-7 (8), 6-1, 1-0 (6)
5) No. 86 Valencia Xu (STAN) d. Mila Stanojevic (COL), 6-3, 6-1
6) Sara Choy (STAN) d. Betina Tokac (COL), 6-1, 7-5
Order of Finish: 2, 1, 3, 6, 5, 4