Azusa Pacific's Jennifer Dao defeated Point Loma's Anita Sieczka to win the ITA Western Regional Championship and lead a host of Cougars that fared well at the tournament.
Pikeville (Ky.) won 2 of 3 doubles' matches to cruise to a 5-1 win over Azusa Pacific in the first round of the NAIA Tournament.
It came down to the wire, and Azusa Pacific couldn't have cut it any closer. The Cougars received the final at-large berth to the 2003 NAIA Women's Tennis National Tournamnet next week.
Point Loma Nazarene took 2 of 3 doubles, then won the necessary 3 singles' matches to post a 5-1 win over Azusa Pacific in the NAIA Region II Semifinals in San Diego.
Azusa Pacific defeated Alliant International, 6-3, for its third straight non-conference win.
Point Loma Nazarene downed Azusa Pacific, 9-0, in a battle of NAIA Top 20 teams. The No. 3-ranked Crusaders move one step closer to their third straight GSAC title.
Azusa Pacific, ranked No. 17 in the NAIA, won 2 of 3 doubles, the took all but one singles' match to down La Verne, 7-2, in a non-conference tilt.
Azusa Pacific, the NAIA's No. 17-ranked team, won 2-of-3 doubles then cruised in for a 7-2 win over Chapman.
Red-hot Westmont was too much for Azusa Pacific as the No. 6-ranked Warriors won their 12th match in the past 13 with a 7-2 win over the No. 18 Cougars.
The NAIA's No. 8-ranked Lewis-Clark St. (Idaho) dropped just 2 matches in defeating No. 18 Azusa Pacific, 7-2, in a non-conference women's tennis match.
Azusa Pacific, ranked No. 20 in the NAIA, cruised past Baker (Kan.) in a non-conference tennis match.
NCAA Division I Southern Mississippi made quick work of the NAIA's No. 20-ranked Azusa Pacific in a 8-1 win over the Cougars.
Vanguard won 2-of-3 doubles' matches then held off Azusa Pacific for a 5-4 win over NAIA Top 20 teams.
Azusa Pacific won 2-of-3 doubles, then split the singles' matches down the middle for a 5-4 GSAC win over Biola.
The NAIA's No. 14-ranked Westmont swept all 3 doubles to cruise to an 8-1 win over No. 19 Azusa Pacific.
Azusa Pacific cruised past Hope International, 9-0, in its GSAC opener, dropping just 4 games in 9 matches with the Royals.
Marilyn Wise and Andrea Yorkey gave Azusa Pacific a 2-1 lead at No. 3 doubles, then the Cougars did just enough to seal the deal with 3 singles wins.
NCAA Division I Portland State won 4-of-6 singles and 2-of-3 doubles to roll to a 6-3 win over Azusa Pacific in both teams' season openers.