Bears Fall to Boston College, 5-2

Feb. 6, 2009

Weymouth, MA - The Brown women's tennis team (3-1) suffered its first loss of the season, falling to Boston College, 5-2, at the Weymouth Athletic Club on Thursday evening. The Bears were led by sophomore Bianca Aboubakare (Orange, CA), who combined with her younger sister, Carissa Aboubakare (Orange, CA) to post an 8-7 (5) win at #1 doubles for Brown's lone doubles victory. She also picked up a win at the #1 singles position, defeating the 69th-ranked player in the country, for one of the Bears' two singles wins.

Brown continues action next weekend when it travels to Dartmouth to take part in the ECAC Team Tournament, Friday-Sunday.

Boston College 5, Brown 2
Doubles
#1 B. Aboubakare/Carissa Aboubakare (Brown) def. Cash/Charkasov (BC) 8-7 (5)
#2 Sullivan/Gajic (BC) def. Herzberg/Mansur (Brown) 8-4
#3 Attwell/Krasnopolsky (BC) def. Emily Ellis/Kathrin Sorokko (Brown) 8-3
Singles
#1 Bianca Aboubakare (Brown) def. #69 Lana Krasnopolsky (BC) 6-3, 6-1
#2 #108 Lauren Cash (BC) def. Cassandra Herzberg (Brown) 7-6 (3), 6-2
#3 Katarina Gajic (BC) def. Sara Mansur (Brown) 6-0, 6-3
#4 Dasha Cherkasov (BC) def. Tanja Vucetic (Brown) 6-3, 6-0
#5 Katharine Attwell (BC) def. Julie Flanzer (Brown) 6-4, 6-3
#6 Catherine Stewart (Brown) def. Alina Sullivan (BC) 7-5, 4-6, 10-8