Women's Tennis Advances to ECAC Semifinals

Women's Tennis Advances to ECAC Semifinals

NEW YORK – The Brown women's tennis team advanced to the semifinal round of the ECAC Indoor Tennis Championships after a 4-2 upset of the No. 4 seeded Cornell Big Red on Friday.  The Bears will face No. 1 seed Yale on Saturday in semifinal action at 3 p.m.


The No. 5 seeded Bears claimed victory in the first to four points match on Friday, led by a No. 1 singles win by freshman Dayna Lord (Bloomfield, Conn.).  Lord defeated Dena Tanenbaum of Cornell by a 6-2, 6-3 decision before Hannah Camhi (Woodbury, N.Y.) prevailed over Marika Cusick, 6-2, 4-6, (10-6).


Ammu Mandalap (Princeton Junction, N.J.) and Ashley Noyes (Marblehead, Mass.) gave the Bears their third and fourth singles victories respectively, claiming convincing straight sets decisions over Christy Kung and Shannon Camolli.


The Big Red claimed the lone doubles point as Marika Cusick/Alex D'Ascenzo and Dena Tanenbaum/Lauren Frazier outdueled Camhi/Lord and Sarah Kandath/Nikita Uberoi of Brown, 6-2 and 6-3 respectively.


MATCH 2 – Friday, Feb. 7

No. 4 Cornell vs. No. 5 Brown – 2 p.m.

No. 1 Dayna Lord (Brown) def. Dena Tanenbaum (Cornell) 6-2, 6-3
No. 2 Hannah Camhi (Brown) def. Marika Cusick (Cornell) 6-2, 4-6 (10-6)
No. 3 Alex D'Ascenzo (Cornell) def. Niki Uberoi (Brown) 6-1, 6-3
No. 4 Lauren Frazier (Cornell) vs. Sarah Kandath (Brown) 6-2, 4-6 (7-6) DNF
No. 5 Ammu Mandalap (Brown) def. Christy Kung (Cornell) 6-1, 6-1
No. 6 Ashley Noyes (Brown) def. Shannon Comolli (Cornell) 6-4, 6-1

No. 1 Cusick/D'Ascenzo (Cornell) def. Camhi/Lord (Brown) 6-2
No. 2 Tanenbaum/Frazier (Cornell) def. Uberoi/Kandath (Brown) 6-3
No. 3 Mandalap/Noyes (Brown) def. Kung/Comolli (Cornell) 6-1