Jan. 21, 2011
PULLMAN, Wash. - The Washington State University tennis team opened its 2011 season with a 7-0 victory over Lewis-Clark State College Friday morning at the Simmelink Courts at Hollingbery Fieldhouse.
The Cougars started off strong by sweeping the three doubles matches for the opening point. At No. 1 Liudmila Vasilieva and Olga Musilovich defeated Dominika Jasova and Barbara Sneckner 8-0. At No. 2 Andjela Kankaras and Ksenia Googe had little trouble with Dorothy Chong and Samantha Teigen, 8-1, which was quickly followed by Lea Jansen and Elisabeth Fournier's win over Ciara Schultz and Chelsea Gay at No. 3.
In singles play, Fournier gave the Cougars a 2-0 lead as she defeated Chong, 6-0, 6-0, at No. 2 singles. Googe followed with a 6-0, 6-1 win over Sneckner at No. 3 just before Kankaras clinched the match for WSU with a 6-0, 6-2 win at No. 4 over Ciara Schultz.
At No. 1 singles, Vasilieva finished strong for a 6-2, 6-0 win over Jasova while at No. 6 Marina Nicolas defeated Florencia Martina, 6-0, 6-0. Musilovich closed out the match with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Teigen at No. 5.
The Cougars continue their season-opening doubleheader as they host Seattle University Friday afternoon at 2 p.m.
WASHINGTON STATE WOMEN'S TENNIS
Washington State 7, Lewis-Clark State College 0
January 21, 2011
Simmelink Tennis Courts at Hollingbery Fieldhouse
No. 1 Liudmila Vasilieva/Olga Musilovich (WSU) def. Dominika Jasova/Barbara Sneckner (LCSC) 8-0
No. 2 Andjela Kankaras/Ksenia Googe (WSU) def. Dorothy Chong/Samantha Teigen (LCSC) 8-1
No. 3 Lea Jansen/Elisabeth Fournier (WSU) def. Ciara Schultz/Chelsea Gay (LCSC) 8-2
Order of Finish: 1,2,3
No. 1 Liudmila Vasilieva (WSU) def. Dominika Jasova (LCSC) 6-2, 6-0
No. 2 Elisabeth Fournier (WSU) def. Dorothy Chong (LCSC) 6-0, 6-0
No. 3 Ksenia Googe (WSU) def. Barbara Sneckner (LCSC) 6-0, 6-1
No. 4 Andjela Kankaras (WSU) def. Ciara Schultz (LCSC) 6-0, 6-2
No. 5 Olga Musilovich (WSU) def. Samantha Teigen (LCSC) 6-0, 6-0
No. 6 Marina Nicolas (WSU) def. Florencia Martina (LCSC) 6-0, 6-0
Order of Finish: 2,3,4,1,6,5