No. 13 Cal Upsets No. 10 UCLA, 4-3

April 8, 2006

Berkeley, Calif. - The 13th-ranked California women's tennis team upset 10th-ranked UCLA, 4-3, Saturday afternoon at Hellman Tennis Center, avenging a 4-3 loss to the Bruins back in February. The Bears remain undefeated in conference play (4-0) and are 13-5 overall, while UCLA drops to 4-2 in the Pac-10, 12-4 overall.

Although the Bears dropped the doubles point, they grabbed one victory over the Bruins on court one. Doubles duo Suzi Babos and Suzi Fodor, who currently ranked 19th, defeated No. 23 Laura Gordon and Riza Zalameda, 8-4, playing No. 1 doubles. In the No. 2 position, Alex McGoodwin and Elizabeth Lumpkin defeated Bojana Bobusic and Stephanie Kusano, 9-8 (7-3). Tracy Lin and Ashley Joelson secured the doubles point for the Bruins, after outlasting Claire Ilcinkas and Cristina Visico, 9-8 (7-5), on court No. 3.

In singles play, Cal grabbed four out of six matches against UCLA. Playing No. 1 singles, tenth ranked Fodor outlasted No. 20 Gordon, 6-3, 6-1, and improves to 12-4 in the No. 1 position. 27th-ranked Babos defeated Zalameda, 6-2, 6-2, playing No. 2 singles. In the No. 3 position, Kusano upset No. 42 Lin, 6-2, 6-2. 98th-ranked Visico tallied Cal's final singles victory when she outlasted McGoodwin, 7-6 (7-3), 6-1. Ilcinkas fell to No. 110 Joelson in three sets, 6-4, 5-7, 6-2, on court No. 5. Lumpkin took Bobusic to a match tiebreaker, but Bobusic could not come out with the win, as she fell, 7-5, 6-7 (7-3) (12-10).

UCLA returns to the Los Angeles Tennis Center next week, hosting Oregon on Friday at 1:30 p.m.

Doubles

Pos.OpponentsScore
1.(19) Babos/Fodor (Cal) def. (23) Gordon/Zalameda (UCLA)8-4
2.Lumpkin/McGoodwin (UCLA) def. Bobusic/Kusano (Cal)9-8(3)
3.Joelson/Lin (UCLA) def. Ilcinkas/VIsico (Cal)9-8(5)
UCLA Wins Doubles Point

Singles

Pos.OpponentsScore
1.(10) Suzi Fodor (Cal) def. (20) Laura Gordon (UCLA)6-3, 6-1
2.(27) Suzi Babos (Cal) def. Riza Zalameda (UCLA)6-2, 6-2
3.Stephanie Kusano (Cal) def. (42) Tracy Lin (UCLA)6-2, 6-2
4.(98) Cristina Visico (Cal) def. (117) Alex McGoodwin (UCLA)7-6(3), 6-1
5.(110) Ashley Joelson (UCLA) def. Claire Ilcinkas (Cal)6-4, 5-7, 6-2
6.Elizabeth Lumpkin (UCLA) def. Bojana Bobusic (Cal)7-5, 6-7(3), (12-10)

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