Bloomsburg 5, California (Pa.) 0

May 5, 2005

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. -- The Bloomsburg University women's tennis team defeated California (Pa.) University by a 5-0 score in the first round of the NCAA Division II Women's Tennis championships on Friday.

The Huskies (13-6) swept all three doubles matches with the team of Lindsey Wyckoff (North Canton, OH/Hoover) and Emily Murphy (Worcester/Methacon) winning by an 8-2 score.

In singles action, Wyckoff picked up the Huskies' fourth point of the match with a 6-3, 6-1 win over Melissa Anderson. Bloomsburg's winning point came from Murphy who posted a 6-0, 7-5 win over Linda Escobedo.

Bloomsburg will face Millersville at 10 a.m. on Saturday in second round action and berth in the NCAA championship round next week in Orlando, FL.

1st Iida Hokkanen/Emily Pratt (BU) def. Olga Gonzalez/Linda Escobedo (Cal) 8-4
2nd Lauren Colfer/Tracy Nissenbaum (BU) def. Melissa Anderson/Jessica Brown (Cal) 8-3
3rd Emily Murphy/Lindsey Wyckoff (BU) def. Whitney Laurien/Daniella Zevallos (Cal) 8-2

1st Iida Hokkanen (BU) vs. Olga Gonzalez (Cal) 6-2 Cal; 2-3, DNF
2nd Emily Murphy (BU) def. Linda Escobedo (Cal) 6-0, 7-5
3rd Lindsey Wyckoff (BU) def. Melissa Anderson (Cal) 6-3, 6-1
4th Lauren Colfer (BU) vs. Jessica Brown (Cal) 6-4, 5-0, Cal, DNF
5th Tracy Nissenbaum (BU) vs. Whitney Laurien (Cal) 6-2, 6-5, BU, DNF
6th Emily Pratt (BU) vs. Daniella Zavallos (Cal) 6-4, 3-2, Cal, DNF

-- Courtesy Bloomsburg