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Santa Clara Recap
Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
Release: 01/22/2008
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TUCSON, Ariz . ?C After shaking off the rust against Northern Arizona on Saturday, the No. 42-ranked Arizona womenˇ?s tennis team swept the Santa Clara Broncos, 7-0.

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The Cats jumped out to an early 1-0 lead by winning the doubles point. Playing in the number one position, Claire Rietsch and Danielle Steinberg defeated Stephanie Galainena and Ashley Pane; 8-3.

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The duo of Ariane Masschelein and Jane Huh was then able to beat Lindsay McBride and Myra Davoudi; 8-4.

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To round out doubles play, Katie Orletsky and Natalia Toporowska knocked off Samantha Georgino and Carmen Pham; 8-4, for the perfect sweep in doubles, 3-0.

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Singles play was highlighted by Arizonaˇ?s three veteran leaders; Steinberg, Orletsky and Toporowska.

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Steinberg, who is ranked No. 46 in the country, had a resounding 6-1, 6-0 victory over Galainena, while Orletsky beat Courtney Hull; 6-4, 6-0.

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Toporowska, who struggled on Saturday, bounced back nicely to defeat McBride; 6-4, 6-3.

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ˇ?Iˇ?m proud of the way our girls came out and battled today,ˇ± said head coach Vicky Maes. ˇ?It is always nice to win 7-0 and develop a sense of confidence. Weˇ?ll take this win and continue to work hard in practice.ˇ±

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The Cats also had a slight schedule change prior to their match today against Santa Clara. Up next they will play the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Friday, Feb. 1st at home at 1:30 p.m. then will play San Diego on Sunday, Feb. 3rd at 10 a.m.

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Doubles

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Steinberg / Rietsch UA def. Galainena / Pane SC; 8-3

Toporowska / Orletsky UA def. Georgino / Pham SC; 8-4

Masschelein / Huh UA def. McBride / Davoudi SC; 8-4

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Singles

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Steinberg UA def. Galainena SC; 6-1, 6-0

Rietsch UA def. Davoudi SC; 6-4, 6-2

Toporowska UA def. McBride SC; 6-4, 6-3

Huh UA def. Pham SC; 6-1, 6-2

Masschelein UA def. Pane SC; 7-5, 6-3

Orletsky UA def. Hull SC; 6-4, 6-0

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