Mar. 8, 1997

    Arizona Slips Past USC

    LOS ANGELES - Arizona defeated Southern California, 5-4, in a tightly contested match at the Marks Tennis Center Saturday afternoon.

    The match was close from the outset, as Arizona earned singles wins from Vicky Maes, Stephanie Sammaritano and Khristen Pietrucha while the Trojans recorded victories from Karolina Baklarovia, Jacqui Boyd and Pam Trump.

    Arizona clinched the win in doubles action, as the Wildcat teams of Maes/Pietrucha and Samaritano/Goldstein took wins.

    Arizona improves to 8-5, 2-4 in the Pac-10 while USC falls to 4-8, 0-4 in league play.

    Arizona 5, USC 4
    1. Vicky Maes (UA) def. Ditta Huber (USC), 5-7, 6-2, 6-3
    2. Karolina Baklarovia (USC) def. Karen Goldstein (UA), 6-3, 6-3
    3. Stephanie Sammaritano (UA) def. Veronika Safarova (USC), 7-5, 6-1
    4. Khristen Pietrucha (UA) def. Eva Jimenez (USC), 6-1, 6-3
    5. Jacqui Boyd (USC) def. Monique Allegre (UA), 6-2, 6-0
    6. Pam Trump (USC) def. Anne-Laurence Bilenne (UA), 7-6, 6-2

    1. Maes/Pietrucha (UA) def. Huber/Trump (USC), 8-4
    2. Sammaritano/Goldstein (UA) def. Jimenez/London (USC), 8-4
    3. Boyd/Baklarovia (USC) def. Miringoff/Allegre (UA), 8-1