February 21, 2005

Bears Win Two Matches During Southern Swing

Feb. 21, 2005

The Brown women's tennis team (3-1) posted two victories during a southern swing to Washington, DC and Norfolk, VA. The Bears earned a dominating 7-0 win over American on Sunday, February 20, before posting a close, 4-3 win over Old Dominion on Monday, February 21.

Against American, sophomore Amanda Saiontz (Miami, FL) led the way with wins at #1 doubles and #1 singles. She combined with classmate Michelle Pautler (Kamuela, HI) for an 8-6 win at #1 doubles, before winning 6-1, 6-2 at #1 singles. Freshmen Ashley Pariser (Alexandria, VA) and Kelley Kirkpatrick (Villanova, PA) earned an 8-2 win at #2 doubles, while freshman Meredith Woodhouse (Wayzata, MN) and sophomore Daisy Ames (Atlanta, GA) earned an 8-0 win at #3 doubles.

In singles action, Saiontz led off at #1, while Pautler followed with a 6-1, 6-4 win at #2. Ames posted a 6-0, 6-1 victory at #3, while Pariser earned a 6-4, 6-0 win at #4. Kirkpatrick was victorious at #5, winning 6-0, 6-1, while Woodhouse posted a 6-0, 6-1 win at #6.

Against Old Dominion, Saiontz again led the way with wins at #2 doubles and #2 singles. She combined with Pautler for an 8-4 win in doubles action, while the win at #3 from Pariser and Kirkpatrick, 9-7, gave Brown the doubles point heading into singles competition.

In singles action, both teams won three matches for the final, 4-3. Saiontz posted a 6-4, 6-0 win at #2, while Pariser earned a 6-4, 6-2 win at #5. Kirkpatrick rounded out the competition with a 6-1, 6-2 win at #6.

Brown continues action on Sunday, February 27, when it travels to Boston for an 11:00 a.m. match at Boston University.

Brown 7, American 0
Doubles
#1 Pautler/Saiontz (B) def. Colarusso/Zerkalova (A); 8-6
#2 Pariser/Kirkpatrick (B) def. Hollyn-Taub/Honig (A); 8-2
#3 Woodhouse/Ames (B) def. Hollinger/Kligman (A); 8-0

Singles
#1 Saiontz (B) def. Zerkalova (A); 6-1, 6-2
#2 Pautler (B) def. Colarusso (A); 6-1, 6-4
#3 Ames (B) def. Hollyn-Taub (A); 6-0, 6-1
#4 Pariser (B) def. Honig (A); 6-4, 6-0
#5 Kirkpatrick (B) def. Kligman (A); 6-0, 6-1
#6 Woodhouse (B) def. Hollinger (A); 6-0, 6-1

Brown 4, Old Dominion 3
Doubles
#1 Endlich/Luiz (ODU) def. Arlak/Ivancevic (B); 8-1
#2 Pautler/Saiontz (B) def. Santos/Costa (ODU); 8-4
#3 Pariser/Kirkpatrick (B) def. Kerner/Gerder (ODU); 9-7

Singles
#1 Endlich (ODU) def. Arlak (B); 6-0, 6-1
#2 Saiontz (B) def. Santos (ODU); 6-4, 6-0
#3 Luiz (ODU) def. Pautler (B); 6-1, 6-2
#4 Costa (ODU) def. Ames (B); 7-6 (7-4), 6-3
#5 Pariser (B) def. Kerner (ODU); 6-4, 6-2
#6 Kirkpatrick (B) def. Garder (ODU); 6-1, 6-2