Women's Tennis Blanks Oregon, 7-0

April 16, 2006

LOS ANGELES - The 14th-ranked UCLA women's tennis team halted its two-match losing streak Sunday, posting a commanding 7-0 decision over the University of Oregon at the Los Angeles Tennis Center. With the win, the Bruins improve to 13-4 overall and 5-2 in the Pac-10. The Ducks fall to 8-8 overall and 1-6 in conference play.

UCLA played a near flawless match from the very beginning, taking all three doubles matches for a 1-0 lead heading into singles play.

Sophomore Tracy Lin got things started for the Bruins in singles, posting a 6-0, 6-0 decision over Carmen Seremeta at court No. 3. She was quickly followed by Ashley Joelson, who knocked off Monica Hoz de Vila, 6-1, 6-1 at court No. 5. Riza Zalameda clinched the match for UCLA with a 6-0, 6-1 victory over Anna Powaska at court No. 2.

Senior Laura Gordon faced the only ranked singles opponent on the day, as she posted a 7-5, 6-2 win over 30th-ranked Dominika Dieskova at court No. 1. Gordon is currently listed at No. 20 in the Fila/ITA Singles Rankings.

UCLA returns to action next Tuesday, facing No. 4 USC in a non-conference match at the Marks Tennis Stadium beginning at 1:30 p.m.


1.(23) Gordon/Zalameda (UCLA) def. (31) Dieskova/Olivos (UO)8-4
2.Lumpkin/McGoodwin (UCLA) def. Hirt/Hoz de Vila (UO)8-2
3.Joelson/Lin (UCLA) def. Powaska/Seremeta (UO)8-4
UCLA Wins Doubles Point


1.(20) Laura Gordon (UCLA) def. (30) Dominika Dieskova (UO)7-5, 6-2
2.Riza Zalameda (UCLA) def. Anna Powaska (UO)6-0, 6-1
3.(42) Tracy Lin (UCLA) def. Carmen Seremeta (UO)6-0, 6-0
4.(117) Alex McGoodwin (UCLA) def. Ana Cecilia Olivos (UO)6-0, 6-2
5.(110) Ashley Joelson (UCLA) def. Monica Hoz de Vila (UO)6-1, 6-1
6.Elizabeth Lumpkin (UCLA) def. Claudia Hirt (UO)6-0, 6-3
* Denotes Clinching Match -- Singles Order of Finish: 3, 5, 2, 1, 6, 4

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