Bears Fall to Second-Seeded Princeton, 7-0, in ECAC Indoor Semifinals

Feb. 14, 2009

HANOVER, NH - The Brown women's tennis team (4-2) dropped a 7-0 decision to second-seeded Princeton in the semi-finals of the ECAC Indoor Championships. Seeded third in the tournament, the Bears will now play either top-seeded Yale or fifth-seeded Dartmouth in the third place match Sunday morning at 9:00 a.m.

Brown's lone win came at #2 doubles where senior Sara Mansur (Houston, TX) and freshman Cassandra Herzberg (Miami Beach, FL) posted an 8-6 win.

#2 Princeton def. #3 Brown, 7-0
Doubles
#1 Bartlett/Marable (Princeton) def. B. Aboubakare/Carissa Aboubakare (Brown) 8-2
#2 Mansur/Herzberg (Brown) def. McHale/Saiontz (Princeton) 8-6
#3 Ashley/Hoffman (Princeton) def. Emily Ellis/Kathrin Sorokko (Brown) 8-5
Singles
#1 McHale (Princeton) def. Bianca Aboubakare (Brown) 6-4, 6-2
#2 Bartlett (Princeton) def. Cassandra Herzberg (Brown) 6-4, 6-4
#3 Marable (Princeton) def. Sara Mansur (Brown) 6-0, 6-1
#4 Saiontz (Princeton) def. Tanja Vucetic (Brown) 6-4, 6-2
#5 Ashley (Princeton) def. Julie Flanzer (Brown) 7-6(4), 5-7, 10-4
#6 Parks (Princeton) def. Catherine Stewart (Brown) 7-5, 6-4