No. 10 Bruins Fall to Top-Ranked Stanford, 7-0

April 7, 2006

Stanford, Calif. - The No. 10th-ranked UCLA women's tennis team had its eight-match winning streak snapped up in the Bay Area Friday, dropping a 7-0 decision to No. 1 Stanford at the Taube Tennis Center. With the loss, the Bruins fall to 12-3 overall and 4-1 in the Pac-10.

The Cardinal started the day with a sweep in doubles to secure a 1-0 lead heading into singles play. In the featured doubles match of the day, top-ranked Alice Barnes and Anne Yelsey of Stanford defeated 23rd-ranked Laura Gordon and Riza Zalameda, 9-8 at the No. 1 position.

In singles, the Cardinal won all six singles matches to post their 13th shutout of the season. Zalameda was the only player to extend her match, as she fell to Barnes, 6-4, 4-6, (10-5). All other Bruin players fell in straight sets.

The Cardinal has now won 75-consecutive matches, increasing its home winning streak to 93 in a row.

The Bruins continue their Bay Area road trip tomorrow, taking on No. 13 Cal at Noon.


1.(1) Barnes/Yelsey (Stanford) def. (23) Gordon/Zalameda (UCLA)9-8
2.Durkin/Liu (Stanford) def. Lumpkin/McGoodwin (UCLA)8-2
3.Hodzic/Jessica Nguyen (Stanford) def. Joelson/Lin (UCLA)8-4
Stanford Wins Doubles Point


1.(19) Amber Liu (Stanford) def. (20) Laura Gordon (UCLA)6-3, 6-1
2.(5) Alice Barnes (Stanford) def. Riza Zalameda (UCLA)6-4, 4-6, (10-5)
3.(7) Theresa Logar (Stanford) def. (42) Tracy Lin (UCLA)6-4, 6-3
4.(13) Anne Yelsey (Stanford) def. (117) Alex McGoodwin (UCLA)6-2, 6-4
5.(41) Whitney Deason (Stanford) def. (110) Ashley Joelson (UCLA)6-3, 6-1
6.Lejla Hodzic (Stanford) def. Elizabeth Lumpkin (UCLA)6-2, 6-0

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