Bruins Down Buffaloes, 5-2 in Boulder
Boulder, Colo. - Making its first-ever Pac-12 road trip to the state of Colorado, the top-ranked UCLA women's tennis team dispatched of Colorado, 5-2 at the South Campus Courts in Boulder on Friday afternoon. With the win, the Bruins remain undefeated on the season at 15-0 overall and 2-0 in the Pac-12. The Buffaloes are still in search of their first conference victory, as they fall to 7-7 overall and 0-3 in the Pac-12.
UCLA junior Pamela Montez turned in the most dominating singles performance of the day, dispatching of Erin Sanders, 6-0, 6-0 at court No. 3. Montez began the afternoon teaming with Robin Anderson at the No. 1 doubles position, beating Kristina Schleich and Julyette Steur, 8-3. Anderson was also a straight-set winner at the No. 1 singles spot, as she downed Schleich, 6-1, 6-3.
Freshmen Chanelle Van Nguyen and Kaitlin Ray were also straight-set winners for UCLA.
The Bruins actually owned a 5-0 lead in Friday's match until the Buffaloes finished off the afternoon with two wins at court Nos. 2 and 4.
UCLA has a day off before facing Utah on Sunday in Salt Lake City.
#1 UCLA 5, Colorado 2
Mar 23, 2012 at Boulder, CO (South Campus Courts)
1. Anderson/Montez (UCLA) def. Schleich/Steur (CU) 8-3
2. #65 Jones/Seguso (UCLA) def. Winde Janssens/Manzi Tenorio (CU) 8-1
3. Ray/Van Nguyen (UCLA) def. Anuszkiewicz/Tiefel (CU) 8-4
UCLA Wins Doubles Point
1. #3 Robin Anderson (UCLA) def. Kristina Schleich (CU) 6-1, 6-3
2. Julyette Steur (CU) def. #104 McCall Jones (UCLA) 6-2, 6-3
3. #119 Pamela Montez (UCLA) def. Erin Sanders (CU) 6-0, 6-0
4. Carla Manzi Tenorio (CU) def. Carling Seguso (UCLA) 2-6, 6-3, (10-6)
5. #78 Chanelle Van Nguyen (UCLA) def. Ashley Tiefel (CU) 6-1, 6-0
6. #89 Kaitlin Ray (UCLA) def. Ania Anuszkiewicz (CU) 6-2, 6-0
UCLA 15-0; 2-0 Pac-12; National ranking #1
Colorado 7-7; 0-3 Pac-12
Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (3,6,5,1,2,4)