April 22, 2004
OJAI, Calif. - The Arizona women's tennis team completed the first day of Pac-10 competition at the 104th Ojai Valley Tennis Tournament. Five of seven Wildcats won their first round matches and advanced to the round of 16. In the second round, junior Dianne Hollands was the sole winner for the Wildcats. She will advance to tomorrow's quarterfinal round.
Senior Debbie Larocque, and juniors Maja Mlakar, Dianne Hollands, and Kelly Perry competed in the main Pac-10 flight of the tournament. Larocque fell in two tough sets to Stanford's No. 25 ranked Erin Burdette, 7-6, 7-5. Perry also lost her match in two sets to Stanford's No. 39 Theresa Logar. Mlakar and Hollands both won their first round matches to advance to the round of 16. In the round of 16, Mlakar fell to UCLA's No. 30 ranked Daniela Bercek, 6-0, 6-2. No. 14 ranked Hollands took on California's Nicole Havlicek. Hollands won in two sets, 6-2, 6-1. In tomorrow's quarterfinal action, Hollands will take on No. 21 ranked Dea Sumantri of Washington.
In the invitational flight of Pac-10 competition, sophomore Iza Ferreira, and freshmen Kasia Jakowlew and Jessie Rochefort, competed in the round of 32. All three won their first round matches to advance to the flight's round of 16. Ferreira, Jakowlew, and Rochefort all went on to lose their second round matches.
The Wildcats will continue competition tomorrow in Ojai, Calif. Hollands will compete in her quarterfinal match, as well as in doubles competition with Mlakar. The team of Larocque and Jakowlew will also compete in the main Pac-10 flight of doubles action. The pair of freshman Jessie Rochefort and sophomore Iza Ferreira will compete in the invitational flight of Pac-10 competition. The tournament will last through April 25.
Main Pac-10 Singles Flight (Round of 32) 1. Dianne Hollands (UA) def. Wendy Pilecka (ASU), 6-2, 6-2. 2. Maja Mlakar (UA) def. Lorena Arias (WSU), 6-4, 5-7, 6-1. 3. Erin Burdette (Stan) def. Debbie Larocque (UA), 7-6, 7-5. 4. Theresa Logar (Stan) def. Kelly Perry (UA), 6-1, 6-2.
Invitational Pac-10 Singles Flight (Round of 32) 1. Jessie Rochefort (UA) def. Zorana Roganovic (WSU), 6-4, 6-4. 2. Kasia Jakowlew (UA) def. Chris Martinez (WSU), 5-7, 7-6(4), 6-3. 3. Iza Ferreira (UA) def. Erica Sauer (USC), 6-3, 6-5.
Invitational Pac-10 Singles Flight (Round of 16) 1. Sabrina Capannolo (ASU) def. Jessie Rochefort (UA), 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 2. Steph Svanfeldt (Wash) def. Kasia Jakowlew (UA), 6-2, 6-2. 3. Jessica Shu (Cal) def. Iza Ferreira (UA), 3-6, 6-1, 6-1.