March 3, 2009

Bears Earn Third Straight 7-0 Win

March 3, 2009

PROVIDENCE, RI - The Brown women's tennis team (8-2) won its fourth straight match and third straight by a 7-0 score, defeating UMass (6-6) on Tuesday afternoon at the Pizzitola Center Courts. The Bears were nearly perfect on the day, winning all six singles matches in straight sets after claiming a 1-0 lead by virtue of earning the doubles point. Brown's lone loss against the Minutewomen came at #2 doubles, but wins at #1 and #3 gave the Bears the early lead heading into singles action.

Brown 7, UMass 0
Doubles
#1 B. Aboubakare/Carissa Aboubakare (Brown) def. Hodgson/Ploch (UMass) 8-4
#2 Danai/Lecluyse (UMass) def. Emily Ellis/Kathrin Sorokko (Brown) 8-3
#3 Herzberg/Mansur (Brown) def. Boney/Carpenter (UMass) 8-3
Singles
#1 Bianca Aboubakare (Brown) def. Magdalena Ploch (UMass) 7-5, 6-4
#2 Cassandra Herzberg (Brown) def. Candynce Boney (UMass) 6-2, 6-1
#3 Sara Mansur (Brown) def. Kaitlyn Carpenter (UMass) 6-2, 6-0
#4 Tanja Vucetic (Brown) def. Tanisha Hodgson (UMass) 6-2, 6-2
#5 Julie Flanzer (Brown) def. Maude Lecluyse (UMass) 6-3, 6-4
#6 Catherine Stewart (Brown) def. Laura Danai (UMass) 6-2, 6-2