Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
No. 34 Arizona Defeats Northern Arizona, 6-1
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: January 21, 2007
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TUCSON, Ariz. – No. 34 Arizona opened the season today at the LaNelle Robson Tennis Center with a victory over Northern Arizona, 6-1. The Wildcats got out to an early 1-0 lead by sweeping the three doubles matches. Arizona then clinched the victory by winning five of six singles matches.

In doubles, Danielle Steinberg and Katie Orletsky paired at the No. 1 spot to defeat Katie Schurr and Paij Porter, 8-4. Kasia Jakowlew and Natalia Toporowska teamed up to win at the No. 2 position, 8-3, over Patrice Biemold and Susan McClelland. Camelia Todorova and Tina Razloznik completed the sweep of doubles on court three with an 8-4 victory over Stacey Pinchbeck and Leslie Vial.

The Wildcats’ momentum continued in singles with Steinberg taking down Biemold, 6-2, 6-1, at the No. 1 spot. One court over Jakowlew defeated Schurr, 6-1, 6-3. In the No. 3 position, Toporowska had a 6-3, 6-1 victory over McClelland. Orletsky and Razloznik also had wins at the No. 4 and No. 5 spots, respectively. Arizona’s lone singles loss came in the No. 6 spot where Todorova fell to Pinchbeck, 6-3, 6-4.

The Wildcats head on the road next weekend to face Colorado and Denver. The Wildcats will face the Buffaloes at 3 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 26. Arizona will take on the Pioneers at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 27.

No. 34 Arizona 6, Northern Arizona 1


  1. Steinberg/Orletsky (UA) def Schurr/Porter (NAU) – 8-4
  2. Jakowlew/Toporowska (UA) def Biemold/McClelland (NAU) – 8-3
  3. Todorova/Razloznik (UA) def Pinchbeck/Vial (NAU) – 8-4


  1. Danielle Steinberg (UA) def Patrice Biemold (NAU) – 6-2, 6-3
  2. Kasia Jakowlew (UA) def Katie Schurr (NAU) – 6-1, 6-3
  3. Natalia Toporowska (UA) def Susan McClelland (NAU) – 6-3, 6-1
  4. Katie Orletsky (UA) def Paij Porter (NAU) – 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)
  5. Tina Razloznik (UA) def Leslie Vial (NAU) – 6-3, 6-3
  6. Stacey Pinchbeck (NAU) def Camelia Todorova (UA) – 6-3, 6-4

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