March 17, 2005
SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- The Washington State women's tennis team posted a 5-2 victory at San Diego, Thursday. The win improved the No. 73 Cougars to 7-8 while the No. 54 Toreros fel to 6-6.
Washington State won the doubles points and captured four of six singles matches to post the victory.
San Diego's No. 30 Emma Murphy closed the gap after she put away Burduli at the No. 1 position, 6-4, 6-2, but Orsolya Sallai managed to edge out Lauren Kazarian 6-4, 2-6, 6-2. at the No. 2 position to clinch the match for the Cougars.
WSU returns to action Friday against Marshall at USD.
Doubles (Washington State wins the doubles point)
1. Ekaterina Burduli/Nora Gaal (WSU) def. Jenny Brown/Lauren Kazarian (USD), 8-6
2. Emma Murphy/Lauren Perl (USD) def. Chris Martinez/Orsolya Sallai (WSU), 8-2
3. Amy Toth/Aleksandra Stefanova (WSU) def. Tara Livesay/Brittany Reitz (USD), 9-7
1. Emma Murphy (USD) def. Ekaterina Burduli (WSU), 6-4, 6-2
2. Orsolya Sallai (WSU) def. Lauren Kazarian (USD), 6-4, 2-6, 6-2
3. Chris Martinez (WSU) def. Lauren Perl (USD), 6-2, 6-1
4. Nora Gaal (WSU) def. Tara Livesay (USD), 6-3, 6-0
5. Amy Toth (WSU) def. Jenny Brown (USD), 7-6, 6-2
6. Helene Lindstrand (USD) def. Aleksandra Stefanova (WSU), 3-6, 6-4, 6-2