October 14, 2009

Ellis Wins H Singles Flight and Combines with Sorokko to Claim C Doubles Flight at USTA BJK NTC Women's College Invitational


FLUSHING, NY - Senior Emily Ellis (Fort Worth, TX) led the Bears over the weekend, winning all eight of her matches, at the USTA BJK NTC Women's College Invitational, claiming both the H Singles Flight and the C Doubles Flight with senior Kathrin Sorokko (Douglaston, NY). Brown also won the D Doubles Flight, as the team of sophomore Julie Flanzer (Highland Park, IL) and junior Marisa Schonfeld (Washington, DC) won all four of their matches to take that title. Flanzer was also a finalist in the E Singles Flight, falling to third-seeded Tana Illova, of NC State, in the final match.

Brown Results (Seeds in parenthesis)
"A" Singles
Round of 16 - Kristin Norton (Harvard) def. (1) Bianca Aboubakare (Brown) 6-2, 6-3
"A" Singles - Backdraw
First Round - (1) Bianca Aboubakare (Brown) def. Elmine Botes (FDU) 6-2, 6-0
Second Round - (1) Bianca Aboubakare (Brown) def. Melissa Saiontz (Princeton) 6-4, 6-2
"B" Singles
Round of 16 - (1) Cassandra Herzberg (Brown) def. Diana Popescu (Buffalo) 6-3, 6-2
Quarterfinals - (1) Cassandra Herzberg (Brown) def. Samantha Rosekrans (Harvard) 7-6 (0), 1-0 (7)
Semifinals - Jordan Jenkins (Liberty) def. (1) Cassandra Herzberg (Brown) 6-1, 4-6, 10-6
"C" Singles
Round of 16 - Adi Petrova (Buffalo) def. (4) Misia Krasowski (Brown) 6-4, 4-6, 1-0 (8)
"C" Singles Backdraw
First Round - (4) Misia Krasowski (Brown) def. Lucy Dougherty (UNC Greensboro) 6-1, 6-1
Second Round - (4) Misia Krasowski (Brown) def. Nadia Solomon-Burgess (Liberty) 6-4, 6-2
"D" Singles
Round of 16 - (4) Carissa Aboubakare (Brown) def. Maria Casalletto (Army) 6-0, 6-1
Quarterfinals - Alex Lehman (Harvard) def. (4) Carissa Aboubakare (Brown) 6-3, 6-3
"D" Singles Backdraw
Second Round - (4) Carissa Aboubakare (Brown) def. Susan Sullivan (Cornell) 6-1, 4-6, 10-7
"E" Singles
Round of 16 - Jenny Lee (Brown) def. Emma Leibowicz (Binghamton) 6-2, 6-2; (2) Julie Flanzer (Brown) def. Karina Cordero (Seton Hall) 6-0, 6-1
Quarterfinals - Jenny Lee (Brown) def. Katherine Arlak (Rutgers) 6-3, 6-3; (2) Julie Flanzer (Brown) def. Annette Rios (UNC Greensboro) 3-6, 6-0, 1-0 (8)
Semifinals - (3) Tana Illova (NC State) def. Jenny Lee (Brown) 6-3, 6-1; (2) Julie Flanzer (Brown) def. Sarah O'Neal (Cornell) 6-1, 6-2
Finals - (3) Tana Illova (NC State) def. (2) Julie Flanzer (Brown) 6-3, 6-2
"F" Singles
Round of 16 - (4) Marisa Schonfeld (Brown) def. Ksenia Mikhayloua (St. Johns) 7-5, 6-2
Quarterfinals - (4) Marisa Schonfeld (Brown) def. Christina Danosi (Dartmouth) 6-1, 6-3
Semifinals - (1) Sarah Lederhandler (Yale) def. (4) Marisa Schonfeld (Brown) 6-3, 6-1
"G" Singles
Round of 16 - Catherine Stewart (Brown) def. Leah Seybum (Cornell) 6-3, 6-0
Quarterfinals - Louise Laciny (Harvard) def. Catherine Stewart (Brown) 6-4, 2-6, 1-0 (5)
"G" Singles Backdraw
Second Round - Catherine Stewart (Brown) def. Silia DeFilipiis (Yale) 4-6, 6-0, 10-7
"H" Singles
Round of 16 - Kathrin Sorokko (Brown) def. Patty Vollmer (Army) 6-4, 7-5; Emily Ellis (Brown) def. Elizabeth Workman (BC) 7-5, 6-3
Quarterfinals - Shelley Carpeni (Dartmouht) def. Kathrin Sorokko (Brown) 6-0, 3-6, 10-6; Emily Ellis (Brown) def. Kristen Kohagen (Cornell) 7-6 (1), 6-4
Semifinals - Emily Ellis (Brown) def. Michelle Green (Rutgers) 6-0, 6-4
Finals - Emily Ellis (Brown) def. Leonora Slatnick (Rutgers) 6-4, 6-1
"H" Singles Backdraw
Second Round - Elizabeth Workman (BC) def. Kathrin Sorokko (Brown) 6-1, 1-6, 10-8
"A" Doubles
Round of 16 - (1) B. Aboubakare/Herzberg (Brown) def. O'Neal/Sullivan (Cornell) 8-6
Quarterfinals - (1) B. Aboubakare/Herzberg (Brown) def. Beehler/Houghton (Army) 8-1
Semifinals - (3) Hojckova/Nagaraj (NC State) def. (1) B. Aboubakare/Herzberg (Brown) 9-7
"B" Doubles
Round of 16 - C. Aboubakare/Krasowski (Brown) def. Firat/Zwirbulis (St. Johns) 8-1
Quarterfinals - C. Aboubakare/Krasowski (Brown) def. (4) Miller/Mortlock (NC State) 8-6
Semifinals - Adler/Leonard (Dartmouth) def. C. Aboubakare/Krasowski (Brown) 8-6
"C" Doubles
Round of 16 - (1) Ellis/Sorokko (Brown) def. Christenson/Matache (Collumbia) 8-1
Quarterfinals - (1) Ellis/Sorokko (Brown) def. Slatnick/Tran (Rutgers) 8-5
Semifinals - (1) Ellis/Sorokko (Brown) def. Aleksova/Austin (St. Johns) 8-1
Finals - (1) Ellis/Sorokko (Brown) def. (2) Lederhandler/Rhee (Yale) 9-7
"D" Doubles
Round of 16 - Lee/Stewart (Brown) def. Casaletto/Vollmer (Army) 8-6; Flanzer/Schonfeld (Brown) def. Alyssa Liantonio/Yonkus (St. Johns) 8-1
Quarterfinals - Carpeni/Reichel (Dartmouth) def. Lee/Stewart (Brown) 8-3; Flanzer/Schonfeld (Brown) def. Mabatah/Workman (BC) 8-2
Semifinals - Flanzer/Schonfeld (Brown) def. Colton/Saavedra (Army) 9-7
Finals - Flanzer/Schonfeld (Brown) def. Carpeni/Reichel (Dartmouth) 8-3
"D" Doubles Backdraw
Second Round - Lee/Stewart (Brown) def. Chernyshova/DeCarlos (FDU) 8-6