No. 7 UCLA Travels to No. 9 Washington and Washington State

April 7, 2003

Up Next . . .
The No. 7 UCLA women's tennis team will take on the Washington schools for the only time this season on Friday at Washington State and on Saturday against the No. 9 Huskies. Washington comes into the match at 14-3, 3-2 Pac-10, while the Cougars are 7-10 and 0-5 in conference play. Last year, UCLA swept the Washington schools at the Los Angeles Tennis Center, and then added a 4-1 win over the Huskies in the second round of NCAA play.

UCLA Finishes Home Season . . .
The Bruins compiled an 8-3 record at the Los Angeles Tennis Center this season, despite being swept over the weekend by Stanford and Cal. UCLA won the doubles point against No. 2 Cal and won four of the first six sets in singles, but Cal regained momentum and won, 6-1. On Saturday, No. 2 Stanford won 6-1, though UCLA's national-No. 23 Jackie Carleton defeated No. 16 Lauren Barnikow, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4.

Bruins Climb to Seventh . . .
UCLA claimed the seventh spot in the April 2 ITA Top-25 poll while playing a schedule that boasts five of the top six teams in the nation. The Bruins' four players in the top 80 of the ITA's singles rankings is tied for the third-most in the nation. No. 2 Stanford also has four, while No. 1 Duke has five and No. 5 Florida has six.

ITA Top-25 (4/2)
1. USC
2t. Stanford
2t. California
4. Duke
5. Florida
6. Georgia
7. UCLA
8. Virginia
    Commonwealth
9. Washington
10. Vanderbilt
11. Tennessee
12. Arizona State
13. North Carolina
14. South Alabama
15. Kentucky
16. William & Mary
17. Northwestern
18. Harvard
19. Miami (Fla.)
20. Georgia Tech
21. Alabama
22. UNLV
23. Clemson
24. Illinois
25. Fresno State

Sara Walker Chosen for ITA's All-Star Japan Trip . . .
UCLA's Sara Walker was chosen by the ITA as one of only five women's players to travel to Tokyo in mid-June as part of the "2003 Japan Trip All-Star Team." The other four participants are Mary Ellen Gordon of Emory University, Raquel Kops-Jones of California, Jewel Peterson of USC, and Leslie Stewart of Tyler Junior College in Texas. The team will be coached by Dr. Ann Lebedeff of the Pomona-Pitzer Colleges.

UCLA Home Matches Live Via the Internet . . .
All UCLA home matches can be followed live at www.uclabruins.com via the "Live Stats" link in the Events Calendar or by going to the women's tennis schedule.

Stella Sampras Webster Guides the Bruins . . .
In her seventh season as the Bruins' head coach, Stella Sampras Webster earned her milestone 100th career win against No. 11 Tennessee. In her first six seasons, she guided the Bruins to five top-10 finishes at the NCAA Championships, including three top-5 showings (1997, 2000, and 2002). In 2000, she was named the ITA West Region Coach of the Year. The former Stella Sampras married Steve Webster on January 3, 2003.


EVENT INFORMATION
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vs. National Collegiate ...
Palm Desert, CA
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LIVE NOW
vs. Freeman Memorial ...
Las Vegas, NV
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Friday, Jan 22
vs. UC Irvine
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 0
Saturday, Jan 23
vs. Fresno State
Los Angeles, CA
L, 3 - 4
Friday, Jan 29
vs. Saint Mary's
Pacific Palisades, CA
W, 6 - 1
Sunday, Feb 07
vs. Northwestern
Los Angeles, CA
W, 6 - 1
Saturday, Feb 13 - 10:00 AM PST
vs. UC Davis
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Feb 13 - 2:00 PM PST
vs. CSUN
Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, Feb 18 - 1:30 PM PST
vs. Pepperdine
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Feb 20 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. California
Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, Feb 25 - 1:30 PM PST
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Feb 27 - 1:30 PM PST
vs. Baylor
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Mar 04 - 1:30 PM PST
vs. Washington State
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Mar 05 - 12:00 PM PST
vs. Washington
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Mar 11 - 1:30 PM PST
at California
Berkeley, CA
Saturday, Mar 12 - 12:00 PM PST
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
Tuesday, Mar 22 - 11:00 AM PST
vs. Fresno State
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Mar 26 - 12:00 PM PST
vs. Oregon
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Apr 01 - 12:30 PM PST
at Colorado
Boulder, CO
Sunday, Apr 03 - 11:00 AM PST
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
Friday, Apr 08 - 1:30 PM PST
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Apr 09 - 12:00 PM PST
vs. Arizona
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Apr 17 - 3:00 PM PST
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
Wednesday, Apr 20 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Ojai, CA
Thursday, Apr 21 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Ojai, CA
Friday, Apr 22 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Ojai, CA
Saturday, Apr 23 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Ojai, CA
Sunday, Apr 24 - TBA PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Ojai, CA
Sunday, Apr 24 - 10:00 AM PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Ojai, CA
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS