May 6, 2003

Jamie Cerretani and Chris Drake Earn Doubles Berth In NCAA Championship

May 6, 2003

Brown senior Chris Drake (Needham, MA) and junior Jamie Cerretani (Reading, MA) have been selected to compete in the NCAA Doubles Championship bracket. The duo will compete in the 32-team doubles championship at the NCAA Division I Championship, May 21-26 in Athens, Georgia.

Cerretani and Drake posted an impressive 15-2 record in doubles play, and captured the Virginia Tech Invitational title and the Harvard Invitational Championship. The duo have been ranked as high as number 21 in the NCAA Individual Doubles rankings.

The two helped lead Brown to its second consecutive NCAA Division I tournament berth. The 46th-ranked Bears compiled a 20-4 overall record, and received an at-large berth to the NCAA Team Championship after finishing second in the Ivy League standings with a 6-1 league mark. Brown will face Wake Forest in first round action on Saturday, May 10th at 1:00 p.m. in Durham, North Carolina.