Jan. 16, 2005
Bercek and Zalameda, ranked fifth nationally, posted two wins on the final day of compeition. They started the day by defeating Georgia's Caroline Basu/Shadisha Robinson, 9-7 in the semifinals. They captured the title by posting an 8-4 decision over Stanford's Whitney Deason/Lejla Hodzic. Deason and Hodzic are ranked 41st nationally.
At the Pac-10 Indoor Championships in Seattle, Wash., a pair of Bruin players were in consolation singles finals Sunday. Nicole Leimbach of USC defeated Alex McGoodwin, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 in the Flight-I Consolation Final. In the Flight-III back draw, Anya Loncaric defeated Stanford's Kara Guzman, 6-4, 6-4.
UCLA opens up the 2005 dual match season this Wednesday, hosting Loyola Marymount at the LATC beginning at 1:30 p.m.