Women's Tennis Blanks Gonzaga 7-0
The Lions improve their WCC record to 4-3.
March 13, 2003
Los Angeles, Calif., - Thursday, Mar. 13, 2003 - The Loyola Marymount women's tennis team defeated Gonzaga University, 7-0, on Thursday afternoon at the LMU Tennis Courts. The Lions swept all three doubles spots and all six singles spots improving their record to 5-6 overall and 4-3 in West Coast Conference action with the win.
LMU started off with a bang sweeping all three doubles spots. The No. 3 doubles team of Georgina Dinham and Jennifer blanked Gonzaga's team of Connie Head and Leigh Orne, 8-0. The Lions secured the doubles point as Edit Pakay and Diana Vinis downed GU's Kendall Bates and Katie Rock, 8-1, at the No.2 spot. LMU's No.1 duo of Penka Fileva and Patrycia Hubl finished off the sweep for the Lions with an 8-6 victory over Jamie Buterbaugh and Aaryn Volkman.
With a 1-0 lead after the doubles competition the Lions roared through singles play winning five of the six spots in straight sets. LMU's Pakay beat Buterbaugh, 6-3, 6-3, at the No.1 spot. Fileva brought home the win at the No. 2 spot defeating Volkman, 6-0, 6-0. Dinham and Vinis stood strong at the No. 3 and 4 spots, respectively. Dinhamn handed Bates a , 6-1, 6-0, loss while Vinis easily handled GU's Rock, 6-2, 6-2. Hubl picked up the fifth straight sets win for the Lions. Playing at the No. 6 spot, she defeated Orne, 6-1, 6-0. Baker's match at the No.5 spot was the only one to go to three sets. She finished off Williams 6-0, 0-6, 6-4.
The Lions return to action on Saturday, March 15. They will travel to UC Santa Barbara to face the Gauchos at 11 a.m..
No.1 Fileva/Hubl (LMU) def. Buterbaugh/Volkman (Gonzaga) 8-6
No.2 Pakay/Vinis (LMU) def. Bates/Rock (Gonzaga) 8-1
No.3 Dinham/Baker (LMU) def. Head/Orne (Gonzaga) 8-0
LMU wins doubles point
No.1 Edit Pakay (LMU) def. Jamie Buterbaugh (Gonzaga) 6-3, 6-3
No.2 Penka Fileva (LMU) def. Aaryn Volkman (Gonzaga) 6-0, 6-0
No.3 Georgina Dinham (LMU) def. Kendall Bates (Gonzaga) 6-1, 6-0
No.4 Diana Vinis (LMU) def. Katie Rock (Gonzaga) 6-2, 6-2
No.5 Jennifer Baker (LMU) def. Sarah Williams (Gonzaga) 6-0, 0-6, 6-4
No.6 Patrycia Hubl (LMU) def. Leigh Orne (Gonzaga) 6-1, 6-0