Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
Women's Tennis Drops a Pair to L.A. Schools
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: June 22, 2004
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TUCSON, Ariz.- The Arizona women's tennis team dropped a pair of matches to USC and UCLA Friday and Saturday afternoon at the LaNelle Robson Tennis Center. The Women of Troy downed the Cats 5-2 on Friday and the Bruins narrowly won 4-3 on Saturday.

Junior Laresa Morino and senior Joanna Buczkowska were the lone Wildcat victors against USC. Marino, playing in the number four slot, bested Bernadette Bayani 6-2, 6-0, and Buczkowska downed Melissa Esmero 6-0, 6-4 in the No. 6 position.

The Cats and Bruins split their singles matches at three apiece on Saturday, but UCLA prevailed in all three doubles matches to earn the deciding point. Sophie Regnier, Marino and Perrine Pernin each aided the UA cause with straight set victories. Regnier went 6-4, 6-4 against UCLA's Petya Marinova in the No. 3 match. Marino downed Lauren Fisher 6-2, 6-4 in the number four slot while Pernin prevailed 7-5, 6-2 over Mariko Fritz-Krackow for the final Cat victory.

The Wildcats will be idle from competition until March 31 when they meet up with Tulsa for a 12 p.m. match at the Robson Tennis Center.


Vs. USC - Friday, March 16 1. Jewel Perterson (USC) def. Michelle Gough (UA), 6-0, 6-0 2. Anita Loyola (USC) def. Debbie Larocque (UA), 6-3, 7-5 3. Maureen Diaz (USC) def. Sophie Regier (UA), 7-5, 7-6 4. Laresa Morino (UA) def. Bernadette Bayani (USC), 6-2, 6-0 5. Tiffany Brymer (USC) def. Perrine Pernin (UA), 5-7, 7-5, 6-1 6. Joanna Buczkowska (UA) def. Melissa Esmero, 6-0, 6-4 Doubles 1. Gaugh/Regnier (UA) def. Perterson/Brymer (USC), 8-5 2. Ermero/Loyola (USC) def. Marino/Larocque (UA), 9-7 3. Diaz/Bayani (USC) def. Pernin/Buczkowska (UA), 8-3

Vs. UCLA - Saturday, March 17 1. Sara Walker (UCLA) def. Michelle Gough (UA), 6-3, 6-1 2. Catherine Hawley (UCLA) def. Debbie Larocque (UA), 6-2, 6-0 3. Sophie Regnier (UA) def. Petya Marinova (UCLA), 6-4, 6-4 4. Maresa Marino (UA) def. Lauren Fisher (UCLA), 6-2, 6-4 5. Perrine Pernin (UA) def. Mariko Fritz-Krackow (UCLA), 7-5, 6-2 6. Jennifer Donahue (UCLA)def. Joanna Buczkowska (UA), 6-1, 7-6 (6) Doubles 1. Fisher/Marinova (UCLA) def. Gough/Regnier (UA), 8-3 2. Walker/Fritz -Krackow (UCLA) def. Larocque/Marino (UA), 8-3 3. Donahue/Hawley (UCLA) def. Pernin/Buczkowska (UA), 8-3



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