Women's Tennis Sweeps Iowa State, 9-0

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
APRIL 15, 2000

April 15, 2000

NORMAN, Okla. - The University of Oklahoma women's tennis team won its second consecutive Big 12 Conference match Saturday by sweeping Iowa State, 9-0, at the Westwood Tennis Courts in Norman.

The Sooners also shutout Oral Roberts twice earlier this season. With the victory, OU improves to 9-10 on the season and 2-6 in conference action. Iowa State drops to 6-11 and 0-9.

Junior Viviana Mracnova improves her No. 1 singles record to 13-10 with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Noortje Cornelissen of ISU. Oklahoma seniors Angela Stroup and Kristin Guilford picked up wins over Edna Vazquez, 6-2, 6-2, and Kendra Leese, 6-2, 6-1, at the No. 2 and 3 single slots, respectively. OU Freshman Annette Bryntesson went to 5-3 at the No. 4 singles slot with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Karin Westberg. Freshman Melissa Mendieta fought off a determined Kristin Gyaki of ISU to win 6-3, 6-4 at the five position. Senior Jennie Hamilton was the only Sooner forced to play three sets as she battled Tara Goedjen for a 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 win at the bottom of the lineup.

In doubles action, OU's top team of Mracnova and Stroup cruised to an 8-5 victory over Cornelissen and Westberg to improve their overall and No. 1 doubles mark to 13-4. Guilford and Mendiela defeated Iowa State's Gyaki and K. Lesse, 8-5, at the No. 2 doubles. Stephanie Sajbert and Bryntesson teamed up for the second time this season to win 8-4 over Vazquez and Courtney Leese of ISU.

Oklahoma returns to action on Sunday at the Westwood Tennis Courts with a 10 am match against Nebraska. The Cornhuskers entered the weekend with an overall record of 16-3 and 4-3 in Big 12 play.

Oklahoma, 9 Iowa State, 0
Norman, Okla. * Westwood Tennis Courts
Saturday, April 15, 2000

No. 1Viviana Mracnova, OU, def. Noortje Cornelissen, ISU6-3, 6-2
No. 2Angela Stroup, OU, def. Edna Vazquez, ISU6-2, 6-2
No. 3Kristin Guilford, OU, def. Kendra Leese, ISU6-2, 6-1
No. 4Annette Bryntesson, OU, def. Karin Westberg, ISU6-1, 6-1
No. 5Melissa Mendieta, OU, def. Kristin Gyaki, ISU6-3, 6-4
No. 6Jennie Hamilton, OU, def. Tara Goedjen, ISU6-2, 3-6, 6-3

No. 1Mracnova/Stroup, OU, def. Cornelissen/Westberg, ISU8-5
No. 2Guilford/Mendiela, OU, def. Gyaki/K. Leese, ISU8-5
No. 3Stephanie Sajbert/Bryntesson, OU, def. Vazquez/Courtney Leese, ISU8-4

Oklahoma: 9-10 overall / 2-6 Big 12Iowa State: 6-11 overall / 0-9 Big 12



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