No. 21 Washington Women's Tennis Defeats Pacific, 6-1
March 31, 2001
Eugene, Oreg. - The 21st-ranked Washington women's tennis team upped their overall record to 14-6 with a 6-1 win over Pacific Saturday afternoon at the University of Oregon's 15th Street Courts.
Washington won all three doubles matches to grab the first point of the dual. The country's 10th-ranked duo of sophomore Darija Klaic and senior Kristina Kraszewski, outlasted their counterparts Susanne Bertel and Diana D'Audney, 8-1, improving their dual match record to 12-5, 18-8 overall. Washington's No. 2 team of freshman Claire Carter and sophomore Colleen Gray handled Jaimee Bremner and Alison Dohrmann, 8-1, while junior Erin Boisclair and freshman Erin Hoe picked up another win at the No. 2 slot as the duo cruised by Christiane Barthel and Sandija Zarina, 8-3.
The Huskies then proceeded to clinch the match, garnering wins at five of the six singles spots in the lineup. Each winning spot for the Huskies was done so in straight sets, while the Tigers Barthel notched the only win for the Tigers, a 4-6, 6-1, 6-3, triumph over Hoe at the No. 4 spot. The nation's ninth-ranked Kraszewski topped reigning Big West Player of Year, Susanne Bertel, 7-5, 6-2, in the No. 1 position, while 26th-ranked Carter shut out Melinda Kocsis, 6-0, 6-0, in the No. 2 spot. Boisclair defeated D'Audney, 6-1, 6-0, in the No. 3 spot, while Gray knocked off Zarina, 6-2, 6-1, in the fifth position. Sophomore Andrea Coulter rounded out the singles portion of the match as she downed Bremner, 6-2, 6-2.
Washington will be back in action next week as they return home to play host to No. 43 Arizona on Apr. 6 before taking on No. 13 Arizona State on Apr. 7. Matches are set to begin at noon at the Bill Quillian Stadium.
No. 21 WASHINGTON 6, PACIFIC 1