March 11, 2011
PULLMAN, Wash. - The Washington State University tennis team completed a sweep of the Montana schools Friday afternoon by defeating Montana State 7-0 the Simmelink Tennis Courts at Hollingbery Fieldhouse. Earlier in the day the Cougars defeated Montana, 6-1.
With the victories the Cougars improve to 10-7 on the season.
The Cougars opened the match by taking all three doubles victories for the opening point.
In singles play, the Cougars posted straight-set wins at all six positions. Olga Musilovich was first off following a 6-1, 6-2 win over Andrea De La Torre at No. 4 while Elisabeth Fournier quickly followed with a 6-2, 6-0 win over Wena Tsan at No. 2. It marked Fournier's 20th victory of the season, her third straight season of 20-plus wins.
Liudmila Vasilieva clinched the match for WSU with a 6-4, 6-0 win at No. 1 over Charlotte Hjalmarrson. Ksenia Googe earned a 6-2, 6-2 win over Paulina Lopez Trevino at No. 3 while Andjela Kankaras had little trouble with Ellie Crum at No. 5, winning 6-0, 6-1. Jessica Gomez at No. 6 posted a 6-1, 6-0 win over Lucy Fairbothem to complete the sweep.
The Cougars continue their weekend homestand by hosting No. 20 Washington Sunday morning at 11 a.m.
WASHINGTON STATE WOMEN'S TENNIS
Washington State 7, Montana State 0
March 11, 2011
Simmelink Tennis Courts at Hollingbery Fieldhouse
No. 1 Liudmila Vasilieva/Ksenia Googe (WSU) def. Charlotte Hjalmarrson/Paulina Lopez Trevino (MSU), 8-3
No. 2 Andjela Kankaras/Olga Musilovich (WSU) def. Ellie Crum/Andrea De La Torre (MSU), 8-6
No. 3 Lea Jansen/Elisabeth Fournier (WSU) def. Wena Tsan/Villegas (MSU), 8-1
Order of Finish: 3,1,2
No. 1 Liudmila Vasilieva (WSU) def. Charlotte Hjalmarrson (MSU), 6-4, 6-0
No. 2 Elisabeth Fournier (WSU) def. Wena Tsan (SU), 6-2, 6-0
No. 3 Ksenia Googe (WSU) def. Paulina Lopez Trevino (MSU), 6-2, 6-2
No. 4 Olga Musilovich (WSU) def. Andrea De Le Torre (MSU), 6-1, 6-2
No. 5 Andjela Kankaras (WSU) def. Ellie Crum (MSU), 6-0, 6-1
No. 6 Jessica Gomez (WSU) def. Lucy Fairbothem (MSU), 6-1, 6-0.
Order of Finish: 4,2,1,3,6,5