Records: Washington State (10-6, 3-5), Arizona (6-10, 1-7)
LEWISTON, Ida. - Paced by three singles victories and the doubles point, Washington State defeated Arizona, 4-3, Saturday for its first win over the Wildcats in eight meetings. The match was moved from WSU to the indoor facility on the campus of Lewis and Clark State College due to in climate weather.
The Cougars took control of the match early winning two of the three doubles contests. WSU's duo of Ana Moura and Stacy McKenna upset the 38th-ranked team of senior Michelle Gough and junior Sophie Regnier, 8-6, at the No. 1 spot. The Cats' lone doubles triumph came at the No. 3 position where Wildcat senior Joanna Buczkowska and freshman Perrine Pernin upended Lorena Arias and Moniek van de Ven, 8-4, earning their first win of the season.
On the singles side, Arizona recorded victories at the No. 3 thru No. 5 positions. Regnier notched her fourth consecutive win defeating Washington State's Zorana Roganovic in straight sets, 6-2, 6-1. No. 89 Gough outlasted Moura, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6. Pernin downed 19-match winner Tamara Filipovic, 3-6, 6-2, 7-6.
The Wildcats open up their final home stand of the season when they play host to No. 11 Texas on Wednesday, April 11, at noon PDT.
1. #35 Erica Perkins (WSU) def. Debbie Larocque (UA), 6-4, 6-2
2. Stacy McKenna (WSU) def. Laresa Marino (UA), 6-2, 6-1
3. #89 Michelle Gough (UA) def. Ana Moura (WSU), 6-4, 4-6, 7-6
4. Sophie Regnier (UA) def. Zorana Roganovic (WSU), 6-2, 6-1
5. Perrine Pernin (UA) def. Tamara Filipovic (WSU), 3-6, 6-2, 7-5
6. Lorena Arias (WSU) def. Joanna Buczkowska (UA), 6-1, 6-0
1. Moura/McKenna (WSU) def. #38 Gough Regnier (UA), 8-6
2. Filipovic/Perkins (WSU) def. Marino/Larocque (UA), 8-4
3. Buczkowska/Pernin (UA) def. Arias/Moniek van de Ven (WSU), 8-4