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Feb. 22, 2004

Columbus, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s tennis team earned its third consecutive victory Sunday, a 5-2 win over Yale. The Buckeyes (3-2, 1-0 Big Ten) swept doubles competition for the second consecutive match and won four of the six singles matches, including at each of the Top 3 positions.

The No. 48 ranked Buckeyes dominated doubles play, as the senior duos of Erica Fisk (Sr., Indianapolis, Ind.,/Pike) and Jackie Leskovar (Sr., Cambridge, Ontario/N.C. State) and Meaghan Colville (Sr., Toronto, Ontario/Western Michigan) and Lindsay Williams (Sr., Beverly Hills, Mich./Birmingham Groves) both stayed unbeaten at home. At the No. 1 spot, Fisk and Leskovar defeated Karlyn Martin and Christine Alford, 8-2, while Colville and Williams stopped Rashmee Patil and Aimee Kim, 8-2, at No. 2. At the No. 3 position Lindsey Adams (Jr., Mercer Island, Wash./ Mercer Island) and Meredith Vincent (Jr., Cincinnati, Ohio/Virginia Tech) won their second consecutive match, 8-3, over Stephanie White and Olivia Nix.

In singles, the Buckeyes were strong at the top. Williams beat Martin, 6-2, 6-1, at No. 1, Fisk topped Alford, 6-2, 6-0, at No. 2, and Leskovar downed Reshmi Srinath, 7-6, 6-0, at No. 3. Also winning for the Buckeyes was Emily DeCamilla (Jr., Sacramento, Calif./Maryland), who swept White in straight sets at the No. 5 position.

The Buckeyes resume play at 5 p.m. today at the Jesse Owens West Recreation Center against the Cleveland State Vikings.

No. 48 Ohio State 5 vs. No. 64 Yale Bulldogs 2
Feb. 22, 2004
Columbus, Ohio
Jesse Owens West Recreation Center

Singles
No. 1: Lindsay Williams (OSU) def. Karlny Martin (Yale), 6-2, 6-1
No. 2: Erica Fisk (OSU) def. Christine Alford (Yale), 6-2, 6-0
No. 3: * Jackie Leskovar (OSU) def. Reshmi Srinath (Yale), 7-6, 6-0
No. 4: Rashmee Patil (Yale) def. Lindsey Adams (OSU), 7-6, 2-6 (6)
No. 5: Emily DeCamilla (OSU) def. Stephanie White (Yale), 6-3, 6-2
No. 6: Aimee Kim (Yale) def. Kristin Messmer (OSU) , 6-2, 7-5
Order of Finish: 2, 1, 3*, 4, 5, 6

Doubles
No. 1: Fisk/Leskovar (OSU) def. Karlyn Martin/ Christine Alford (Yale), 8-2
No. 2: Colville/Williams (OSU) def. Rashmee Patil/Aimee Kim (Yale), 8-2
No. 3: Adams/ Meredith Vincent (OSU) def. Stephanie White/Olivia Nix (Yale), 8-3
* denotes clinching match