#53 Bears Defeat Penn, 5-2

PROVIDENCE, RI – The 53rd-ranked Brown women's tennis team (16-4, 2-0) posted its second win on the weekend with a 5-2 victory over visiting Penn on Saturday afternoon. The Bears won the doubles point with wins at all three positions and claimed singles wins at #2 through #6 for the win. Sophomore Jessica Harrow (La Crescenta, CA) and freshman Laura Wiley (Ft. Lauderdale, FL) were both 2-0 on the day. Harrow won at #3 singles and combined with senior Cassandra Herzberg (Miami Beach, FL) for a win at #1 doubles, while Wiley won at #4 singles and combined with senior Carissa Aboubakare (Orange, CA) for a win at #3 doubles.

In addition to the doubles wins at #1 and #3, junior Misia Krasowski (Deerfield, IL) and sophomore Ariel Caldwell (Atlanta, GA) combined for a victory at #2 doubles to give Brown the sweep and the early 1-0 lead.

In singles action, Harrow, Wiley, and senior Julie Flanzer (Highland Park, IL) all won in straight sets. Harrow won, 6-4, 6-1, at #3, Wiley won, 6-2, 6-4, at #4, and Flanzer won, 6-0, 6-1, at #5. Brown's fourth victory came at #6, where freshman Sarah Kandath (Gansevoort, NY) posted a 6-3, 4-6, 6-1 decision.

Brown returns to action next Saturday and Sunday, April 14 and 15, when it travels to Cornell (Saturday) and Columbia (Sunday) for a pair of Ivy matches. Both are set to begin at 12:00 noon.  

#53 Brown 5, Penn 2
Doubles

#1 – Harrow/Herzberg (Brown) def. (#49) Eskenazi/Rodin (Penn) 8-6
#2 – Caldwell/Krasowski (Brown) def. DePaoli/Ion (Penn) 8-6
#3 – Aboubakare/Wiley (Brown) def. Do/Whitfield (Penn) 8-4
Singles

#1 – Sol Eskenazi (Penn) def. Misia Krasowski (Brown) 6-2, 6-2
#2 – Stephanie Do (Penn) def. Cassandra Herzberg (Brown) 1-6, 7-5, 6-4
#3 – Jessica Harrow (Brown) def. Alexandra Ion (Penn) 6-4, 6-1
#4 – Laura Wiley (Brown) def. Daniela DePaoli (Penn) 6-2, 6-4
#5 – Julie Flanzer (Brown) def. Srinidhi Raghavan (Penn) 6-0, 6-1
#6 – Sarah Kandath (Brown) def. Jules Rodin (Penn) 6-3, 4-6, 6-1

Pictured: Laura Wiley '15. Photo by DSPics.net.