Mar. 13, 1997

    UCLA Women's Tennis Shuts Down Trojans 6-3

    LOS ANGELES - Sweeping all three doubles matches, UCLA's fourth-ranked women's tennis team topped 24th-ranked USC 6-3 Thursday at Marks Tennis Stadium, leaving the Trojans winless in the Pac-10 South.

    UCLA (9-3, 4-1) and USC (4-9, 0-5) split six singles matches. USC's Veronika Safarova, Eva Jimenez and Jacqui Boyd each won her singles match. After falling behind to UCLA's Kati Kocsis 7-6 in the first set, Trojan Ditta Huber, came back to top Kocsis 1-6 in the second set, but fell 7-5 in the third set.

    UCLA's doubles teams then topped the Trojans 8-6, 8-5, 9-7 for the win.

    The Kocsis-Huber singles match will be televised by FOX Sports West 2 on Friday, March 14, at 7 p.m.

    The Trojans will resume action Wednesday, March 19, at home against Boise State at 1:30 p.m.

    1. Kati Kocsis (UCLA) def. Ditta Huber (USC), 7-6, 1-6, 7-5
    2. Elizabeth Schmidt (UCLA) def. Karolina Baklarova (USC), 7-6, 6-1
    3. Veronika Safarova (USC) def. Annica Cooper (UCLA), 6-2, 7-5
    4. Kelly Rudolph (UCLA) def. Nicole London (USC), 6-0-, 7-5
    5. Eva Jimenez (USC) def. Brandi Freudenberg (UCLA), 6-4, 6-4
    6. Jacqui Boyd (USC) def. Alyson Gray (UCLA), 6-2, 6-1

    1. Katia Roubanova-Schmidt (UCLA) def. Huber-Pam Trump (USC), 8-6
    2. Cooper-Kocsis (UCLA) def. Jimenez-London (USC), 8-5
    3. Freudenberg-Rudolph (UCLA) def. Baklarova-Boyd (USC), 9-7