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No. 1 Stanford Tops No. 8 Michigan 4-1
Saturday, 02/19/2011

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.- No. 1 Stanford won its seventh straight game to open the year, defeating No. 8 Michigan 4-1 on Saturday afternoon in the quarterfinals of the ITA National Team Indoor Championships.

Despite dropping the doubles point for only the second time this year, the Cardinal (7-0, 0-0 Pac-10) ripped off four straight singles wins to secure the match.

Second-ranked Hilary Barte provided the clincher with a 6-2, 6-4 victory over No. 8 Denise Muresan at the No. 1 spot of the lineup in a battle of top-10 players.

No. 1 Stanford 4, No. 8 Michigan 1

DOUBLES
1) No. 22 Bolender/Muresan (MICH) d. No. 3 Barte/Burdette (STAN) 8-3
2) Ahn/Gibbs (STAN) vs. Taney/Tatsuno (MICH) aban.
3) Critser/Nguyen (MICH) d. McVeigh/Tan (STAN) 8-3
Order of Finish: 3, 1

SINGLES
1) No. 2 Hilary Barte (STAN) d. No. 8 Denise Muresan (MICH) 6-2, 6-4
2) No. 22 Mallory Burdette (STAN) d. No. 34 Sam Critser (MICH) 6-2, 6-2
3) No. 20 Kristie Ahn (STAN) vs. No. 104 Brooke Bolender (MICH) aban.
4) No. 21 Nicole Gibbs (STAN) d. No. 71 Whitney Taney (MICH) 6-2, 6-1
5) No. 87 Stacey Tan (STAN) d. No. 123 Mimi Nguyen (MICH) 7-6 (2), 6-2
6) Carolyn McVeigh (STAN) vs. Rika Tatsuno (MICH) aban.
Order of Finish: 4, 2, 5, 1
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