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STANFORD, Calif.- Three matches. Three days. Three shutouts.
No. 20 Stanford put the finishing touches on a dominant weekend, blanking No. 38 Texas 7-0 on Sunday morning at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium.
The Cardinal (8-2, 2-0 Pac-12) enters the upcoming 12-day break having won four in a row, including three consecutive shutout victories.
The Longhorns (3-6, 0-0 Big 12) dropped their opening contest of a three-match West Coast road swing.
Stanford grabbed a 1-0 lead after winning the doubles point, surrendering only nine games combined through three matches.
Stacey Tan collected Stanford's first point in singles, taking down Elizabeth Begley 6-3, 6-2 at the No. 4 spot.
Krista Hardebeck followed with her team-leading 20th overall victory, breezing past Noel Scott 6-2, 6-1 at the No. 3 position.
Ellen Tsay provided the clincher on court five, putting away Lina Padegimaite 6-3, 6-3.
Among the insurance victories: Natalie Dillon posting her second dual match win of the season, Nicole Gibbs shaking off a first-set loss before winning with a dominant tiebreaker and Kristie Ahn grinding out a hard-fought victory at No. 2.
Stanford is idle until Saturday, March 23, when Colorado visits The Farm for the first time as a Pac-12 member.
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No. 20 Stanford 7, No. 38 Texas 0
1) Ahn/Gibbs (STAN) d. No. 12 Addison/Scott (TEXAS) 8-4
2) Tan/Tsay (STAN) d. Begley/Ellis (TEXAS) 8-3
3) Natalie Dillon/Hardebeck (STAN) d. Lana Groenvynck/Padegimaite (TEXAS) 8-2
Order of Finish: 2, 1, 3
1) No. 87 Nicole Gibbs (STAN) d. No. 28 Aeriel Ellis (TEXAS) 2-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-1)
2) No. 48 Kristie Ahn (STAN) d. No. 35 Breaunna Addison (TEXAS) 6-4, 7-5
3) No. 14 Krista Hardebeck (STAN) d. Noel Scott (TEXAS) 6-2, 6-1
4) No. 103 Stacey Tan (STAN) d. Elizabeth Begley (TEXAS) 6-3, 6-2
5) No. 31 Ellen Tsay (STAN) d. Lina Padegimaite (TEXAS) 6-3, 6-3
6) Natalie Dillon (STAN) d. Juliana Gajic (TEXAS) 6-4, 6-1
Order of Finish: 4, 3, 5, 6, 1, 2