Jan. 28, 2001

%^$COLUMBUS, Ohio– The No. 22 Ohio State women’s tennis team won again and is now a perfect 3-0 on the spring season. On Saturday, OSU blanked the Colorado Buffaloes by a score of 7-0, in Milwaukee, Wis. The match was the first of the season for CU.%^$

%^$ In singles, the Buckeyes won every match in straight sets. Leading the way, 19th ranked, Kristy Dascoli (Sr., Bradenton, Fla.) defeated Dominique Lemperle 6-3, 6-4 at No. 1. Sadhaf Pervez (So., Warren, N.J.) and Erica Fisk (Fr., Indianapolis, Ind.) posted impressive victories at No. 3 and No. 4 respectively. They both won 6-2, 6-1.%^$

%^$ The Buckeyes also swept the doubles matches. At No. 1, Dascoli and Monica Rincon (Jr., Lapeer, Mich.) cruised to an 8-1 victory over Lemperle and Lia Dimingo. Pervez and Laura Maloney (Sr., Barrington, Ill.) posted an impressive 8-2 win over Morgan Sall and Karoline Graeubig.%^$

%^$ The Buckeyes do not compete again as a team until Feb. 9 when the squad travels to College Park, Md., to battle No. 4 Duke. Two Buckeyes, Dascoli and Rincon, will participate in the ITA National Indoors, Feb. 1-4, in Dallas, Texas. Dascoli qualified for the National Indoors by advancing to the final at the ITA Midwest Regional. She and partner Rincon received an at-large berth to the tournament to participate in doubles play.%^$

%^$Ohio State 7, Colorado 0%^$Jan. 27, 2001, Milwaukee, Wis.%^$Singles%^$1. Kristy Dascoli, OSU def. Dominique Lemperle CU 6-3, 6-4%^$2. Monica Rincon, OSU def. Karoline Graeubig CU 6-3, 6-0%^$3. Sadhaf Pervez, OSU def. Lia Dimingo CU 6-2, 6-1%^$4. Erica Fisk, OSU def. Morgan Sall CU 6-2, 6-1%^$5. Michelle Matko, OSU def. Suzanne Bjorkman CU 7-5, 6-2%^$6. Laura Maloney, OSU def. Miranda Evans CU 6-1, 6-0%^$Doubles%^$1. Dascoli/Rincon, OSU def. Lemperle/Dimingo CU 8-1%^$2. Pervez/Maloney, OSU def. Sall/Graeubig CU 8-2%^$3. Fisk/Claudia Castro, OSU def. Bjorkman/Sara Austin 8-6%^$Records%^$Ohio State 3-0%^$Colorado 0-1