University of Redlands 5, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 4

May 8, 2005

Singles:
1. Jeannine Liang (CMS) vs. Sandra Montez (UR) - UR 3-6, 6-1, 6-2
2. Jessica Nagasako (CMS) vs. Tatiana Steinberg (UR) - UR 3-6, 6-2, 7-5
3. Yassie Entekhabi (CMS) vs. Erin Hiranaga (UR) - CMS 6-0, 6-3
4. Allison Laygo (CMS) vs. Lauren Matsushita (UR) - UR 6-3, 6-1
5. Stephanie Hammond (CMS) vs. Molly Shih (UR) - CMS 7-5, 6-3
6. Kristen Handley (CMS) vs. Jenna Umeno (UR) - UR 4-6, 6-3, 7-5

Doubles: 1. Entekhabi/Liang (CMS) vs. Umeno/Hiranaga (UR) - CMS 8-6
2. Nellie Hauff/Nagasako (CMS) vs. Montez/Steinberg (UR) - CMS 9-8 (3)
3. Hammond/Laygo (CMS) vs. Matsushita/Shih (UR) - UR 8-2

FINAL SCORE
UR 5, CMS 4

After the doubles, Redlands struggled and fell behind 2-4 after Matsushita won for the Bulldogs, and Entekhabi and Hammond earned points for the Athenas. With an amazing amount of determination, the Bulldogs battled back to overcome the deficit and win the match, 5-4, as Montez, Steinberg and finally Umeno won their singles matches in three sets.

Redlands advances to the Elite 8 at Kalamazoo College in Michigan on May 18-21.

--Courtesy Redlands