Women's Tennis Picks up Another Win; Defeats Pac-10 Foe Oregon, 6-1
March 9, 2001
SEATTLE - The 17th-ranked Washington women's tennis team captured their sixth-straight victory as they downed 49th-ranked Oregon, 6-1, Friday at the Lloyd Nordstrom Tennis Center. The Huskies improve to 10-4 (4-1 Pac-10), while the Ducks drop to 3-7 (0-6 Pac-10).
Washington won all six singles contests. Playing in the top position, 7th-ranked senior Kristina Kraszewski easily handled Jeanette Mattsson, 6-1, 6-4, to improve her overall singles record to 16-6. Occupying the No. 2 position, 22nd-ranked Claire Carter downed Janice Nyland, 6-3, 6-2. The freshman netted her 11th-straight victory, bringing her overall singles record up to 16-3. Junior Ilona Kordonskaya captured a win in the third spot as she defeated Vickie Gunnarsson, 6-4, 7-5, while freshman Erin Hoe took Adeline Arnaud to three grueling sets before coming up with the win, 6-7, 6-4, 6-2, in the No. 4 position. Sophomore Andrea Coulter picked up another victory as she defeated Davina Mendiburu, 6-1, 6-2, in the fifth spot, while junior Erin Boisclair rounded out the singles portion of the match by downing Courtney Nagle, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2.
Playing in the top position of doubles action, the duo of Carter and Kordonskaya brought home the only Husky doubles victory of the day as they took down doubles tandem Monika Gieczys and Nagle, 8-3.
Washington will conclude it's long home stint as they play host to 3rd-ranked Duke on Saturday, Mar. 17 at noon. Matches will be held at the Quillian Courts located in the UW athletics complex.
No. 17 WASHINGTON 6, No. 49 OREGON 1