Huskies Fall to Washington State
April 17, 1999
PULLMAN, Wash. - The 27th-ranked Washington women's tennis team dropped its third straight match to 30th-ranked Washington State 5-4 today at the Stadium Way Tennis Center. The Cougars avenged an earlier loss in Seattle, but the all-time series record is still owned 30-6 by the Huskies. This loss drops Washington's Pac-10 record to 1-8, 10-10 overall, while Washington State improves to 2-7 and 8-10 overall.
In singles action, Washington State's Erica Perkins upset Washingtons 15th-ranked Kristina Kraszewski 4-6, 6-3, 6-1 at the No.1 slot. Perkins, a Seattle, Wash. native, is ranked 40th nationally and this is her first win against Kraszewski in three career meetings. This defeat brings Kraszewskis overall record to 21-11.
Down 2-4 heading into doubles play, the Cougars made a comeback and swept away the Huskies. Wins produced by the teams of Perkins/Burrows, Gajdzik/Reisz, and Filipovic/Pine sealed the Cougars defeat of the Huskies.
Next week individual Washington players will compete in the Pac-10 Championships Apr. 22-25 in Ojai, Calif. Singles and Doubles champions will be crowned with no team competition.
Washington 4 Washington State 5
No. 1--#40 Erica Perkins (WSU) def. #15 Kristina Kraszewski (UW) 4-6, 6-3, 6-1 No. 2-- Patrycja Gajdzik (WSU) def. Ilona Kordonskaya (UW) 6-4, 6-4 No. 3--#t96 Zuzana Stunova (UW) def. Tamara Filipovic (WSU) 6-3, 4-6, 2-6 No. 4--Lara Botts (UW) def. Andrea Reisz (WSU) 6-1, 6-0 No. 5--Zeta Wagner (UW) def. Melissa Pine (WSU) 6-3, 6-2 No. 6--Jenny Svanfeldt (UW) def. Sarah Burrows (WSU) 6-2, 7-5Doubles
No. 1--#50 Perkins-Burrows (WSU) def. #25 Kraszewski/Kordonskaya (UW) 8-3 No. 2--Reisz-Gafdzik (WSU) def. Stunova/Wu (UW) 8-3 No. 3--Filipovic-Pine (WSU) def. Wagner/Svanfeldt (UW) 8-5