Bruins Beat IUPUI in NCAA First Round, Play Pepperdine Next

May 9, 2003

Results

Los Angeles - The 11th-seeded UCLA women's tennis team defeated IUPUI this afternoon in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at the Los Angeles Tennis Center, 4-0. UCLA will face Pepperdine tomorrow at 3 p.m. in the second round. Earlier in the day, the Waves were 4-3 winners over Minnesota. UCLA has defeated the Waves twice this year, first on January 25 at the LATC, 6-1, then at Malibu on February 14, 4-3.

Courts two and three claimed the doubles point for UCLA. First, Susi Wild and Sarah Gregg beat Mallory Stemle and Michelle Cunningham of the Jaguars, 8-1. Anya Loncaric and Feriel Esseghir followed with an 8-1 win over Emily Dukeman and Hillary Byard. On court one, Sara Walker and Laura Gordon were ahead 6-3 over Brookley Crews and Natalie Bednar when their match got suspended.

UCLA claimed a 3-0 lead when Gordon and Loncaric made quick work of their visiting opponents. Gordon beat Dukeman, 6-0, 6-1, and Loncaric blanked Byard, 6-0, 6-0.

Sara Walker clinched the match for the Bruins with a 6-3, 6-0 win over Crews.

UCLA's women's match tomorrow will follow two NCAA first round men's matches. At 9 a.m., UC Santa Barbara will play USC, followed by UCLA versus Wichita State at noon. UCLA and Pepperdine will follow at 3 p.m.


EVENT INFORMATION
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Friday, Mar 04
vs. Washington State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 6 - 1
Saturday, Mar 05
vs. Washington
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 2
Friday, Mar 11
at California
Berkeley, CA
Rained out.
Saturday, Mar 12
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
L, 1 - 5
Tuesday, Mar 22
vs. Fresno State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 2
Saturday, Mar 26
vs. Oregon
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 3
Friday, Apr 01
at Colorado
Boulder, CO
W, 6 - 1
Sunday, Apr 03
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
W, 4 - 2
Friday, Apr 08
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
L, 3 - 4
Sunday, Apr 10
vs. Arizona
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 2
Sunday, Apr 17
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
L, 1 - 4
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vs. Pac-12 Championships
Ojai, CA
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LIVE NOW
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Ojai, CA
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LIVE NOW
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Ojai, CA
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LIVE NOW
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Ojai, CA
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LIVE NOW
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Ojai, CA
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Friday, May 13
vs. Notre Dame
Columbus, OH
W, 4 - 1
Saturday, May 14
at Ohio State
Columbus, OH
L, 1 - 4
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS