January 27, 2008

Bears Fall to #58 SMU, 5-2, in Season Opener

Jan. 27, 2008

PROVIDENCE, RI - The Brown women's tennis team (0-1) opened its 2008 season on Sunday afternoon and fell to #58 SMU, 5-2. Junior Sara Mansur (Houston, TX) and sophomore Tanja Vucetic (Aventura, FL) led the Bears with wins at #2 and #5 singles, respectively.

#58 SMU 5, Brown 2
Doubles
#1 Bubien/Francis (SMU) def. Aboubakare/Schonfeld (B) 8-3
#2 Tokarieva/Briceno (SMU) def. Kirkpatrick/Mansur (B) 8-1
#3 Reid/Neveklovska (SMU) def. Ellis/Sorokko (B) 8-3

Singles
#1 Natalia Bubien (SMU) def. Bianca Aboubakare (B) 7-6 (3), 6-2
#2 Sara Mansur (B) def. Monica Neveklovska (SMU) 6-2, 6-2
#3 Pavi Francis (SMU) def. Marisa Schonfeld (B) 6-0, 6-2
#4 Kristen Reid (SMU) def. Brett Finkelstein (B) 7-5, 6-4
#5 Tanja Vucetic (B) def. Nicole Briceno (SMU) 6-4, def.
#6 Kseniia Tokarieva (SMU) def. Alexa Baggio (B) 6-2, 6-1