January 20, 2010

Bears Dominate Amherst, Earns First Win, 9-0

Providence, Rhode Island - After a challenging early season schedule, Brown put an exclamation point on its first win of the season, defeating the Amherst Lord Jeff’s by a 9-0 margin.

Coach Stuart leGassick’s squad dominated from the top to the bottom of the ladder, winning all but one match 3-0. Senior Laura Pyne was strong at the top of the lineup, taking a 3-1 decision at number one.

The Bears also received solid victories from freshman Sarah Crosky at number two, sophomore Nikoo Fadaifard, junior Sophie Scherl, senior Kali Schellenberg, sophomore Erika Kohnen, freshman Lydia Smith, junior Carolyn Tilney and freshman Sarah Beresford.

The Bears will be back in action again on Saturday, January 23, hosting Williams at 1:00 pm at the Pizzitola Sports Center.

Brown 9, Amherst 0 - January 19, 2010
1. Laura Pyne ( B) def. Hayley Milbourn (A) 3-1 (11-4, 11-7, 7-11, 11-8)

2. Sarah Crosky (B) def. Kate Savage (A) 3-0 (11-8, 11-4, 13-11)

3. Nikoo Fadaifard (B) def. Anna Scheidt (A) 3-0 (11-1, 11-8, 11-0)

4. Sophie Scherl (B) def. Anne Piper (A) 3-0 (11-6, 11-9, 11-4)

5. Kali Schellenberg (B) def. Caitlin Demkin (A) 3-0) 3-0 (11-3. 11-3, 11-1)

6. Erika Kohnen (B) def. Mimi Bell (A) 3-0 (11-4, 11-1, 11-3)

7. Lydia Smith (B) def. Mary-Katherine McNeill (A) 3-0 (11-7. 11-6, 11-7)

8. Carolyn Tilney (B) def Sarah Nyirjesy (A) 3-0 (11-2, 11-2, 11-4)

9. Sarah Beresford ( B) def. Ginny Wheeler (A) 3-0 (11-7, 11-3, 11-2)