Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
Women's Tennis Drops Match to Cardinal
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: June 22, 2004
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Match Score: Stanford 7, Arizona 1
Arizona (9-9, 3-3), Stanford (22-0, 6-0)

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Stanford freshman Marissa Irvin recorded a, 6-2, 6-3, victory against Wildcat sophomore Lindsay Blau en route to a 7-1 victory for the top-ranked Cardinal over 18th-ranked Arizona Friday. With the win the Cardinal extend its consecutive match winning streak to 38. The Cardinal captured five of the six singles matches and both doubles matches. The No. 2 doubles match was canceled due to time constraints.

In other singles play, Arizona senior Vanessa Abel dropped her first match of the season at the No.2 position falling to Stanford's 47th-ranked Teryn Ashley, 6-2, 6-1.

Arizona logged its lone point of the match at the No. 4 singles spot where 88th-ranked freshman Uzma Khan outlasted Stanford's 82nd-ranked Gabriela Lastra, 7-5, 3-6, 6-4.

In doubles action, Stanford's seventh-ranked doubles team of Teryn Ashley and Marissa Irvin topped UA"s duo of Abel and junior Michelle Gough, 9-7 at the No.1 position.

Arizona will be in action tomorrow when it travels across the Bay to take on sixth-ranked California at noon MST.


1. #3 Marissa Irvin (SU) def. #73 Lindsay Blau (UA) 6-2, 6-3 2. #55 Teryn Ashley (SU) def. Vannesa Abel (UA) 6-2, 6-1 3. #7 Lauren Kalvaria (SU) def. Michelle Gough (UA) 6-0, 6-2 3. #88 Uzma Khan (UA) def. #74 Gabriela Lastra (SU) 7-5, 3-6, 6-4 5. Jennifer Heiser (SU) def. Joanna Buczkowska (UA) 6-3, 6-0 6. #40 Keiko Tokuda (SU) def. Siri Fomsgaard (UA) 6-0, 6-2

Doubles 1. Ashley/Irvin (SU) def. Abel/Gough (UA) 9-7 2. not played 3. Sarah Pestieau/Tokuda (SU) def. Buczkowska/Fomsgaard (UA) 8-3


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