Jan. 28, 2011
Pullman, Wash.- The Washington State University tennis team continued with their strong start to the 2011 dual match season by defeating Idaho 6-1 on Friday afternoon at the Simmelink Tennis Courts at Hollingbery Fieldhouse. In the morning the Cougars beat Eastern Washington 7-0. The Cougars are now 4-0.
In afternoon doubles competition, Liudmila Vasilieva and Olga Musilovich defeated Vicky Lozano and Lauren Simpson, 8-2. Elisabeth Fournier and Lea Jansen then clinched the first point of the match for WSU with an 8-2 victory over Alejandra Lozano and Barbara Maciocha. Ksenia Googe and Andjela Kankaras completed the doubles sweep with a win over Molly Knox and Yvette Ly 8-6.
In singles action, No. 1 Vasilieva beat Simpson 6-1, 6-2. At No. 2 singles Fournier defeated V. Lozano 6-2, 6-4. Kankaras clinched the match with a 6-2, 6-2 victory at No. 4 singles over Maciochoa.
In other singles matches, Googe beat Silvia Irimescu 6-4, 6-3 at No. 3. At No. 5 singles Musilovich defeated Molly Knox.
The Cougars host Gonzaga tomorrow, Saturday Jan. 29 at 11 a.m. on the Simmelink Tennis Courts at Hollingbery Fieldhouse.
WASHINGTON STATE WOMEN'S TENNIS Washington State 7, University of Idaho 0 January 28, 2011 Simmelink Tennis Courts at Hollingbery Fieldhouse Attendance: 84 DOUBLES: No. 1 Liudmila Vasilieva/Olga Musilovich (WSU) def. Vicky Lozano/Lauren Simpson (Idaho) 8-2 No. 2 Ksenia Googe/Andjela Kankaras (WSU) def. Molly Knox/Yvette Ly(Idaho) 8-6 No. 3 Elisabeth Founier/Lea Jansen (WSU) def. Alejandra Lozano and Barbara Maciocha (Idaho) 8-2 Order of Finish: 1, 3, 2 SINGLES: No. 1 Liudmila Vasilieva (WSU) def. Lauren Simpson (Idaho) 6-1, 6-2 No. 2 Elisabeth Fournier (WSU) def. Vicky Lozano (Idaho) 6-2, 6-4 No. 3 Ksenia Googe (WSU) def. Silvia Irimescu (Idaho) 6-4, 6-1 No. 4 Andjela Kankaras (WSU) def. Barbara Maciocha (Idaho) 6-2, 6-2 No. 5 Olga Musilovich (WSU) def. Molly Knox (Idaho) 6-4, 6-3 No. 6 Yvette Ly (Idaho) def. Marina Nicolas (WSU) 4-6, 6-2, (3-10) Order of Finish: 1, 2, 4, 3, 5, 6