By Craig Sanders
Arizona Daily Wildcat
The Arizona women’s tennis team came down to earth over the weekend as it was thumped in back to back matches in the Bay Area.
The Wildcats were swept 6-0 by 10th-ranked Cal Friday and 7-2 by No. 7 Stanford Saturday.
The fifth-ranked Wildcats traveled to northern California with a six-match winning streak that included wins over No. 2 Texas and No. 8 Arizona State. Arizona had not been on the road in over a month, however, and despite only one previous road loss, the Wildcats were unable to handle the two Pacific 10 South Conference juggernauts.
“I’m pretty disappointed about the outcome,” Coach Becky Bell said. “We played pretty well against Stanford, but I don’t think we were really there against Cal.”
The Wildcats were without their No. 6 player Betsy Miringoff who was suffering from an illness. Walk-on Erin Pavelko, who was 0-3 on the season, filled in for her in both matches.
The Bears came into the match on fire. They had just finished polishing off fourth-ranked UCLA last week when the Wildcats came to town.
Arizona was dominated
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