No. 47 Washington Tops Seattle U. In Convincing Fashion
Jan. 15, 2013
SEATTLE -- The Huskies got the season off to a great start, defeating Seattle U. 7-0 in the season opener at the Nordstrom Tennis Center. Washington did not lose a set in singles or doubles on the way to the shutout.
The Dawgs got off to a quick start, winning the doubles point with a pair of sweeps. The No. 1 doubles team of Elianne Douglas-Miron and Riko Shimizu took care of Anna Lambert and Gabriella Weissman of Seattle U., 8-0. Moments later Grace Ysidora and Natali Coronel also completed a sweep, beating Lindsey Newman and Corinne Wurden 8-0.
In singles, Washington dominated play to cruise to the 7-0 victory. Julija Lukac was the first to finish her opponent, defeating Lucas, 6-0, 6-1. Moments later, Coronel completed a shutout of James, 6-0, 6-0.
Coronel was not the only Husky to not lose a single game as Ysidora did the same at No. 1 singles. Ysidora defeated Lambert to clinch the Husky victory earning the fourth team point.
Finishing out the singles play were three more easy winners, beginning with Douglas-Miron who made short work of Weissman, 6-1, 6-0. She was followed by Shimizu defeating Wurden, 6-2, 6-0 and Nemcevic defeating Newman, 6-0, 6-3.
The Dawgs will now head out on the road to face Hawai'i and Cal Poly in Honolulu. The Dawgs face Hawai'i on January 19, followed by Cal Poly on January 20.
Washington Women's Tennis
No. 47 Washington 7, Seattle U. 0