November 26, 2008

Bears Fall To Harvard, 9-0, In Season Opener

Nov. 26, 2008

Cambridge, Mass. - Brown dropped its season opening match with Harvard, 9-0, despite some strong performances at the Crimson's home courts.

Senior Charlotte Steele put up a strong fight at number one, before falling to 9-1, 9-4, 9-5 at the top of the lineup. Senior Breck Haynes also put up a strong battle at number two, before falling in three games, 9-2, 9-2, 9-4.

At number five, sophomore Carolyn Tinley fell in three games, but not before taking the final game to 9-6.

The Bears will be back in action again on December 6 and 7 at the Pizzitola Sports Center against Princeton and Penn, respectively.

Match results:
1. June Tiong (H) def. Charlotte Steel (B),
3-0: 9-1, 9-4, 9-5
2. Nirasha Guruge (H) def. Breck Haynes (B),
3-0: 9-2, 9-2, 9-4
3. Alisha Mashruwala (H) def. Sophie Scherl (B),
3-0: 9-1, 9-1, 9-3
4. Emily Park (H) def. Carolyn Tilney (B),
3-0: 9-4, 9-0, 9-6
5. Katherine O'Donnell (H) def. Lily Cohen (B),
3-0: 9-0, 9-0, 9-3
6. Bethan Williams (H) def. Nikoo Fadaifard (B),
3-0: 9-0, 9-2, 9-4
7. Johanna Snyder (H) def. Erika Kohnen (B),
3-0: 9-0, 9-3, 9-1
8. Alexandra Zindman (H) def. Charlotte MacMillan (B),
3-0: 9-0, 9-0, 9-3
9. Sandra Mumanachit (H) def. Leila Driansky (B),
3-0: 9-0, 9-3, 9-0