Santa Clara Falls 7-0 to Northern Arizona in Women's Tennis

Jan. 23, 2008

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The Broncos lost to Northern Arizona's Lumberjacks 7-0 last Wednesday afternoon in their third match of the season. Stephanie Galainena and Lindsay McBride pushed their matches to three sets in singles but were unable to pull out a win in the end.

The Lumberjacks swept the Broncos in doubles matches. At No. 1, Galainena and Ashley Pane were topped by Leslie Vial and Kim Van Ginkel 8-4. Samantha Georgino and Carmen Pham were outplayed by Orsi Golovics and Edit Suhajda 8-1. Finally, at No 3, McBride and Myra Davoudi came close to a win, but fell 8-7 to Stacey Pinchbeck and Stephanie Vallejos.

In singles, Galainena won her first set 6-2 before falling in the next two 6-1, 6-1 to Golovics. At No. 2, Davoudi lost to Suhajda in straight sets, 6-1, 6-0. McBride put in a great effort at No. 3, following a close first set of 7-5 with a comeback in the second set, 6-2. She lost in the third set 10-3 to Vallejos. Freshmen Pham, Pane and Courtney Hull rounded out the singles matches, losing in straight sets.

Northern Arizona 7, Santa Clara 0

Singles
1. NAU Orsi Golovics def. SCU Stephanie Galainena 2-6, 6-1, 6-1
2. NAU Edit Suhajda def. SCU Myra Davoudi 6-1, 6-0
3. NAU Stephanie Vallejos def. SCU Lindsay McBride 7-5, 3-6, 10-3
4. NAU Kim Van Ginkel def. SCU Carmen Pham 6-0, 6-1
5. NAU Stacey Pinchbeck def. SCU Ashley Pane 6-2, 6-2
6. NAU Paij Porter def. SCU Courtney Hull 6-0 6-2

Doubles
1. NAU Leslie Vial/Van Ginkel def. SCU Galainena/Pane 8-4
2. NAU Golovics/Suhajda def. SCU Samantha Georgino /Pham 8-1
3. NAU Pinchbeck/Vallejos def. SCU McBride/Davoudi 8-7