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