Women's Tennis Defeats Rutgers, 6-1

Women's Tennis Defeats Rutgers, 6-1

March 2, 2003

The women's tennis team improved to 5-2 on the season with a 6-1 victory over Rutgers on Saturday afternoon. The Bears won all three doubles matches and took five of the six singles matches in straight sets en route to the victory.

In doubles action, sophomores Kerry Meath (St. Paul, MN) and Alex Arlak (Leonia, NJ) took a 9-7 decision at #1, while the duo of junior Victoria Beck (Wellington, New Zealand) and freshman Stephanie Falconi won at #2 doubles, also 9-7. At #3 doubles, freshman Kimberly Singer (Newport Beach, CA) combined with freshman Yelena Klurfeld (Brooklyn, NY) for an 8-3 win as Brown claimed the doubles point.

In singles action, the Bears won #2-#6, all in straight sets, and only lost 13 points along the way. Klurfeld led the way with a 6-3, 6-3 win at #2, followed by a win at #3 by Meath (6-1, 6-0). Falconi won at #4 (6-0, 6-1), while Arlak won at #5 by the same 6-0, 6-1 score. At #6, Singer, who leads the Bears with a 8-2 singles record and a 9-0 doubles record, won 6-1, 6-3.

Brown continues action on Sunday, March 2, hosting Seton Hall in the Pizzitola Center at 1:00 p.m.