The Oregon women’s tennis team was swept by the No. 11 Stanford Cardinal, 7-0, to close Pacific-10 Conference play with a 7-15 record (1-7 Pac-10). Stanford is 17-1 overall (6-0 Pac-10) with two more matches remaining in its season.
The Cardinal won all three doubles matches to secure the doubles point. Freshman Patricia Skowronski and junior Emmanuelle Cor managed to square their match against Mallory Burdette and Stacey Tan at 7-7, but fell in the tie-breaker, 7-4.
In singles play, the Cardinal did not allow the Ducks a single set. Freshman Julia Metzger challenged Stanford’s Lindsey Burnette at the No. 2 singles spot, but eventually fell 6-4, 6-4.
Skowronski fell behind to Tan quickly in the No. 4 singles position, dropping the first set 6-1, before fighting back in the second set. Tan eventually took the set and the match, 6-4.
The Pacific-10 Conference Championships, held at Ojai, Calif., begin on Tuesday, April 22.