Bruins Host No. 2 Stanford, No. 4 Cal in Last Homestand of Regular Season

March 31, 2003

Up Next . . .
The No. 12 UCLA women's tennis team will play its last two home matches of the regular season this week against No. 4 California on Friday at 1:30 p.m. and against No. 2 Stanford on Saturday at noon. It is the first meeting of the season between the schools, and will not count toward the conference standings. California is 15-2 overall and 3-0 in the conference, while Stanford is 13-1, 3-0 in Pac-10 play. The Bruins will see the same two opponents April 18-19 at Stanford and Berkeley, when the matches will count toward the conference standings.

Bruins Sweep Weekend from Arizona Schools . . .
UCLA beat Arizona and No. 8 Arizona State at the Los Angeles Tennis Center last weekend, both by scores of 6-1. Against the Wildcats on Friday, the Bruins took two of three doubles matches and won on courts two through six to secure the match. On Saturday, Jackie Carleton and Feriel Esseghir knocked off ASU's 29th-ranked doubles squad of Lauren Colalillo and Adria Engel, followed by No. 10 Sara Walker's singles victory over No. 14 Engel 7-6(6), 6-1.

Bruins Face Eight of ITA's Top 10 Teams . . .
UCLA's schedule boasts eight of the ITA's top 10 teams in the March 26 rankings. UCLA found itself in the 12th spot following its two-and-a-half week hiatus due to finals week and spring break. The Bruins entered their fourth player in the ITA's singles rankings when Sarah Gregg claimed the 79th spot, appearing on the list for the first time this season. UCLA also has No. 10 Sara Walker, No. 23 Jackie Carleton, and No. 58 Susi Wild. UCLA's total of four players in the top 80 ITA rankings puts the Bruins in a tie for third nationally. No. 2 Stanford also has four, while No. 1 Duke has five and No. 5 Florida has six.

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.

ITA Top-25 (3/26)
1. Duke
2. Stanford
3. USC
4. California
5. Florida
6. Georgia
7. Tennessee
8. Arizona State
9. WIlliam & Mary
10. Washington
11. North Carolina
12. UCLA
13. Vanderbilt
14. Virgnia
      Commonwealth
15. Kentucky
16. South Alabama
17. Illinois
18. Harvard
19. Miami (Fla.)
20. Alabama
21. Georgia Tech
22. Virginia
23. Fresno State
24. UNLV
25. Clemson

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 - 12:00 PM PST
vs. Northwestern
Los Angeles, CA
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 - 12:00 PM 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