Women of Troy Defeats Huskies, 5-2|
April 12, 2002
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - In its quest for a conference title, the 12th-ranked USC women's tennis team defeated No. 20 Washington, 5-2, Friday (April 12) at Marks Tennis Stadium. With the win, USC remains undefeated (5-0) in conference play and improves to 15-6 overall. Washington falls to 13-8 overall and 1-5 in the Pac-10.
The Women of Troy won two-of-three doubles matches to capture the first point of the afternoon. At center court, Tiffany Brymer and Jewel Peterson collected the first win by holding the Huskies' Claire Carter and Darija Klaic scoreless in an 8-0 victory. They were followed by an 8-5 win at court No. 2 as Anita Loyola and Luana Magnani defeated Colleen Gray and Dea Sumantri.
USC's Peterson and Bernadette Bayani began singles play with simultaneous victories at the No. 1 and 6 spots to put the Trojans ahead, 3-0. Despite a loss at court No. 4 when Washington's Grey defeated Brymer, 6-3, 7-5, USC secured win with a win at No. 3 as Maureen Diaz defeated Sumantri, 6-1, 6-3. The Huskies earned a final point when Ilona Kordonskaya beat Loyola, 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, at No. 2.
The Women of Troy return to action on Saturday, April 13, when they host No. 29 Washington State at noon at Marks Tennis Stadium.
#12 USC 5, #20 Washington 2