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Tran Perfect In Cougar Win

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Published
February 6, 2008
By
Joe Reinsch

GLENDORA, Calif. -- The NAIA’s No. 5-ranked Azusa Pacific posted a 9-0 victory over NCAA Division III’s No. 12-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Wednesday afternoon.

After senior Kim Tran teamed up with junior Katy Jelsma for an 8-0 win at No. 2 doubles, she proceeded to record a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 5 singles to go a perfect 20-0 in games on the day. Jelsma was nearly as impressive after the doubles blanking, dropping just 2 games in the second set of her 6-0, 6-2 No. 2 singles victory.

Other straight-sets singles winners for Azusa Pacific included senior Bay Daniels and freshmen Casey Wetzig and Sheryl Bon.

Junior Lindsey Cloninger split the first 2 sets at No. 6 singles before registering a 10-5 win in the super tiebreaker set, completing the Cougar sweep.

With the win, Azusa Pacific improves to 2-1 on the season, while Claremont-Mudd-Scripps drops to

Azusa Pacific 9, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 0

SINGLES
1. Bay Daniels (APU) def. Yasmin Entekhabi (CMS), 6-2, 7-5
2. Katy Jelsma (APU) def. Stephanie Hammond (CMS), 6-0, 6-2
3. Casey Wetzig (APU) def. Hanna Kornfeld (CMS), 6-4, 6-2
4. Sheryl Bon (APU) def. Emily Feldhausen (CMS), 6-0, 6-2
5. Kim Tran (APU) def. Elisa LaCava (CMS), 6-0, 6-0
6. Lindsey Cloninger (APU) def. Alle Hsu (CMS), 6-1, 2-6 (10-5)

DOUBLES
1. Bon/Daniels (APU) def. Hammond/Lisa Steckmest (CMS), 8-2
2. Jelsma/Tran (APU) def. Entekhabi/Kornfeld (CMS), 8-0
3. Cloninger/Wetzig (APU) def. Hsu/LaCava (CMS), 8-4