Oct. 24, 1997
Doubles Team of Scott and Bleszynski Advance
Day Two of the Riviera All-American Championships Complete
PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif--The second day of the 1997 Riviera All-American Championships at the Riviera Tennis Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif. came to a close tonight with only Stanford's doubles team of senior's Julie Scott and Ania Bleszynski still left to represent the 1996 defending national champions. The third-seeded Scott and Bleszynski, who lost their first round match opening day, resumed action in the consolation bracket today, defeating Boise State's Buskens and Gayleen McManus 2-6, 6-0, 6-3 to advance. Scott and Bleszynski will take the court again tomorrow in the consolation quarterfinals.
Stanford sophomore Teryn Ashley lost a hard fought three-set battle to Agnes Muzamel of Mississippi, the top-ranked player in the nation. Ashley fell short in the first set 5-7 before rebounding in the second with a 6-4 win. Muzamel held off Ashley in the third, 6-4, for the second round victory. Scott, the nation's fifth-ranked singles player and the tourney's No.4 seed, fell in the quarterfinals of the singles consolation bracket 4-6, 6-4, 4-6 to Vanessa Castellano of Georgia. After losing her first round match in the main draw, Scott ran off five straight victories in consolation play before the loss to Castellano, icluding a convincing 6-2, 6-3 win over UCLA's Annica Cooper in her first match of the day.
Second Round Singles
Agnes Muzamel (Mississippi) d. Teryn Ashley 7-5, 4-6, 6-4
Scott-Bleszynski (Stanford) d. Buskens-McManus (Boise St.) 2-6, 6-0, 6-3
Scott (Stanford) d. Annica Cooper (UCLA) 6-2, 6-3