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Women's tennis remains undefeated in Pac-10 play with 5-2 win over Huskies

March 28, 2011

The 16th-ranked Arizona State women’s tennis team (13-3) defeated conference opponent Washington, 5-2, on the road to remain unbeaten in the Pac-10 at 3-0.

The Sun Devils opened up the match by sweeping the doubles points, including a dominating performance by the doubles pair of Sianna Simmons and Ashlee Brown. Playing in the No. 3 spot, Simmons and Brown held their opponents scoreless in the match.

In singles play, ASU handily took the No. 3-No. 6 spots in the line-up. Senior Micaela Hein defeated UW’s Samantha Smith, 6-3, 6-1, just days have blanking DePaul, 6-0, 6-0. Sophomore Hannah James, who returned to the line-up for the first time since being named Pac-10 Player of the Week, defeated Husky Aleksandra Krsljanin 6-2, 6-2.

Both senior Kelcy McKenna and freshman Jacqueline Cako each dropped their singles matches, with Cako battling into tiebreakers for both sets. Cako had an 18-match singles winning streak heading into the meet.

The Sun Devils face a tough test as they travel to the Bay Area, Apr. 1-2, to take on No. 2 Stanford and No. 10 California, with both matches counting towards the Pac-10 standings.



No. 30 McKenna/Hein def. Chan/Dy, 8-5
Brycki/Cako def. Smith Krsljanin, 8-2
Simmons/Brown def. Radunovic/Feeley, 8-0


(1) No. 5 Denise Dy (UW) def. No. 17 Kelcy McKenna (ASU), 6-2, 6-2
(2) No. 23 Venise Chan (UW) def. No. 16 Jacqueline Cako, 7-6 (9-7), 3-6, (10-7)
(3) Micaela Hein (ASU) def. Samantha Smith (UW), 6-3, 6-1
(4) No. 111 Hannah James (ASU) def. Aleksandra Krsljanin (UW), 6-2, 6-2
(5) Michelle Brycki (ASU) def. Vanja Radunovic (UW) , 6-3, 7-5
(6) Ashlee Brown (ASU) def. Kelli Feeley(UW), 6-2, 6-0