February 23, 2007

Quotes - Santa Clara vs. San Francisco

Recap

Head coach Ben Cabell, on win: "We took what we learned against Saint Mary's and applied it today against USF. The team did a great job of not getting down when they lost and staying tough and focused."

Cabell, on doubles matches: "It was a windy and ugly day in doubles. It was not pretty, but we stayed tough and won."

Cabell on Barnes' performance: "Erika did a great job of coming back and not getting down after losing the first set. Her experience really showed in her singles match."

Senior Erika Barnes on the team's win: "It was an exciting match. Everyone fought really hard and at the end you could feel the energy. We really came together as a team, starting with the doubles point which gave us a boost."

Barnes on her match: "I started out kind of slow but tried to stick in it, and I began to play better. The cheering from my teammates in my last set really helped."

Junior Myra Davoudi on team's performance: "It was good that we pulled it out. The doubles point was huge. It gave us a lot of momentum to move into the singles matches."