Women's Tennis Falls at Texas
Mar. 9, 1998
AUSTIN, Texas - The No. 2 ranked UCLA women's tennis team was upset at the University of Texas, ranked No. 4 in the nation, at the Penick-Allison Tennis Center today. The loss brings UCLA's record to 9-5 overall while Texas posted its sixth consecutive win and improved to 7-1 overall.
The teams split the singles matches down the middle with UCLA posting wins at position Nos. 3, 4 and 6 and Texas claiming the Nos. 1, 2 and 5 slots. The Bruins then claimed the first doubles match to finish, but the Longhorns rallied to win the final two doubles and claim the team victory.
Here are today's position-by-position results:
Singles No. 1 Sandy Sureephong (TX) def. Annica Cooper (UCLA) 7-6, 7-5 No. 2 Cristina Moros (TX) def. Cristina Popescu (UCLA) 5-7, 6-2, 6-3 No. 3 Elizabeth Schmidt (UCLA) def. Laura Berendt (TX) 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 No. 4 Kelly Rudolph (UCLA) def. Michelle Faucher (TX) 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 No. 5 Kim Gates (TX) def. Brandi Freudenberg (UCLA) 6-3, 6-0 No. 6 Kati Kocsis (UCLA) def. Nomena Rasolomalala (TX) 6-4, 6-2
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