Ninth-Ranked Bruins Blank Cougars, 7-0

March 7, 2008

LOS ANGELES - Playing its first Pac-10 counting match of the season on Friday, the No. 9 UCLA women's tennis team cruised to a 7-0 victory over Washington State at the Los Angeles Tennis Center. The Bruins, (10-4; 1-0 Pac-10) improve their all-time record over the Cougars to 14-1. With the loss, Washington State falls to 10-4 overall and 0-3 in Pac-10 play.

UCLA dropped a total of just four games in three doubles matches, clinching the point when Ashley Joelson and Yasmin Schnack downed Bianca Selaru/Aleksandra Stefanova, 8-1 at court No. 3.

After Stephanie Wetmore and Elizabeth Lumpkin put the Bruins up 3-0 with a pair of straight-set wins, freshman Andrea Remynse clinched the win for UCLA at the No. 3 spot, defeating Ekaterina Kamendova, 6-2, 6-1.

In the only match featuring two ranked players Friday, seventh-ranked Riza Zalameda downed No. 44 Ekaterina Burduli, 6-3, 6-0 at court No. 1. Joelson and Tracy Lin were also straight-set winners.

UCLA returns to action tomorrow, hosting Washington at 11:00 a.m.


1.(15) Lin/Zalameda (UCLA) def. Burduli/Kamendova (WSU)8-3
2.(51) Lumpkin/ Wetmore (UCLA) def. Cekic/Marina Nicolas (WSU)8-0
3.Joelson/Yasmin Schnack (UCLA) def. Selaru/Stefanova (WSU)8-1
UCLA Wins Doubles Point -- Order of Finish: 2, 3, 1


1.(7) Riza Zalameda (UCLA) def. (44) Ekaterina Burduli (WSU)6-3, 6-0
2.(58) Tracy Lin (UCLA) def. Aleksandra Stefanova (WSU)6-2, 6-1
3.(36) Andrea Remynse (UCLA) def. Ekaterina Kamendova (WSU)6-2, 6-1*
4.Ashley Joelson (UCLA) def. Bianca Selaru (WSU)6-4, 6-3
5.(56) Elizabeth Lumpkin (UCLA) def. Aleksandra Cekic (WSU)6-2, 6-1
6.Stephanie Wetmore (UCLA) def. Jessica Gomez (WSU)6-0, 6-2
* Denotes Clinching Match -- Order of Finish: 6, 5, 3, 1, 2, 4

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