#58 Bears Fall to Harvard, 4-3

April 17, 2009

PROVIDENCE, RI - The Brown women's tennis team (18-4) dropped a 4-3 decision to visiting Harvard in the Bears' final home match of the season, Friday afternoon. The Crimson won the doubles point and then took three of the six singles matches en route to the win.

Senior Sara Mansur (Houston, TX) won her final career match at home, 6-0, 6-2 at #4 singles, while freshman Julie Flanzer (Highland Park, IL) also won in straight sets, 6-3, 7-5 at #6. Freshman Cassandra Herzberg (Miami Beach, FL) picked up the final point for the Bears, winning at #2 singles, 6-1, 0-6, 6-0.

Harvard 4, #58 Brown 3
Doubles
#1 Ko/Sibilski (H) def. (#67) B. Aboubakare/Herzberg (B) 8-6
#2 Cao/Rosekrans (H) def. C. Aboubakare/Mansur (B) 8-3
#3 Peterzan/Camille Jania (H) def. Emily Ellis/Kathrin Sorokko (B) 8-1
Singles
#1 Beier Ko (H) def. Bianca Aboubakare (B) 1-6, 6-4, 6-2
#2 Cassandra Herzberg (B) def. Laura Peterzan (H) 6-1, 0-6, 6-0
#3 Samantha Rosekrans (H) def. Tanja Vucetic (B) 6-4, 7-5
#4 Sara Mansur (B) def. Agnes Sibilski (H) 6-0, 6-2
#5 Holly Cao (H) def. Carissa Aboubakare (B) 6-3, 7-5
#6 Julie Flanzer (B) def. Caroline Davis (H) 6-3, 7-5