May 10, 2002
Los Angeles - The seventh-seeded UCLA women's tennis team had little trouble with Southern University on Friday, winning 4-0 in an NCAA First Round match at UCLA's Los Angeles Tennis Center. The Bruins will now advance to take on Washington in the second round on Saturday. The Huskies registered a 4-0 decision over Loyola Marymount earlier in the day. Saturday's match is scheduled for 3:00 p.m., with the winner advancing to the Round of 16 in Stanford, Calif., May 16-19.
The Bruins cruised through doubles play without losing a game, taking 8-0 decisions on the top two courts. In singles, UCLA (17-4) received singles victories from Sara Walker, Sarah Gregg and Catherine Hawley.
With the loss, Southern finishes its season at 15-17 overall.
Doubles 1. Marinova/Walker (UCLA) def. Brown/Perry (SU) 8-0 2. Bradley/Fisher (UCLA) def. Duke/Kelli Nabors (SU) 8-0 3. Gregg/Hawley (UCLA) vs. Alexander/Stewart (SU) Susp. UCLA Wins Doubles Point
Singles 1. Megan Bradley (UCLA) vs. Isoke Perry (SU) Susp. 2. Sara Walker (UCLA) def. Keora Duke (SU) 6-0, 6-0 3. Sarah Gregg (UCLA) def. Ikira Brown (SU) 6-1, 6-0* 4. Lauren Fisher (UCLA) vs. Jerlonda Stewart (SU) Susp. 5. Catherine Hawley (UCLA) def. Carla Alexander (SU) 6-0, 6-0 6. Mariko Fritz-Krockow (UCLA) vs. Nicole Thomas (SU) Susp.
* Denotes Clinching Match