October 6, 2002

Women's Tennis Completes Competition In Brown Invitational

Oct. 6, 2002

PROVIDENCE, RI - The Brown women's tennis team hosted the 13th Annual Brown Tennis Invitational from October 4-6, 2002. Junior Bridget Barbera led the way with a second place finish in the "D" singles bracket, while freshman Kim Singer took fourth in that same bracket.

In doubles action, the team of freshmen Yelena Klurfeld and Stephanie Falconi grabbed third place in the "C" flight, while Singer and Barbera took home the "D" flight crown. They defeated teammate Mariana Lee, who was paired with a player from Alabama in the championship match. In addition, senior Caroline Casey and sophomore Adriana Marianella won the flight "D" doubles consolation bracket.

BROWN INVITATIONAL WOMEN'S TENNIS RESULTS - BROWN ONLY
participating teams: Alabama (A), Boston College (BC),
Boston University (BU), Brown (B), Dartmouth (D), Harvard (H),
Princeton (P), Syracuse (S).

Alexis Boss Sportswomen Award: Alabama

SINGLES FLIGHT A
(first round) Ashley (BC) def. Yelena Klurfeld (B) 6-3, 6-0;
Andrade (A) def. Alex Arlak (B) 6-2, 2-6 (6);
Wasseem (BC) def. Victoria Beck (B) 6-4, 7-5.
(consolation first round) Pillinger (H) def. Klurfeld (B) 0-6, 6-3, 10-7;
Beck (B) def. Arlak (B) 6-2, 6-1.
(consolation quarterfinal) Beck (B) def. Kabanova (S) 7-6, 6-1.
(consolation semifinal) Ashley (BC) def. Beck (B) 6-1, 6-3.

SINGLES FLIGHT B
(first round) Juliessen (S) def. Rachel Williams (B) 6-2, 6-3;
Stephanie Falconi (B) def. Jaxheimer (D) 6-2, 6-0.
(quarterfinal) Bentley (A) def. Falconi (B) 6-2, 7-6 (3).
(consolation first round) Hyotte (H) def. Williams (B) 6-3, 6-2.
(consolation quarterfinal) Falconi (B) def. Stevens (D) 6-1, 6-1.
(consolation semifinal) Meng (P) def. Falconi (B) 3-6, 7-6 (7).

SINGLES FLIGHT C
(first round) Kobishyn (P) def. Caroline Casey (B) 7-6 (6), 7-6 (8);
Chang (P) def. Kerry Meath (B) 6-3, 4-6 (8).
(consolation first round) Casey (B) def. Charest (BU) 6-0, 6-2;
Finicane (H) def. Meath (B) 6-1, 6-4.
(consolation quarterfinal) McElveen (A) def. Casey (B) 6-3, 6-4.

SINGLES FLIGHT D
(first round) Bridget Barbera (B) - Bye;
Kim Singer (B) - Bye;
Mariana Lee (B) def. Bartel (BU) 6-3, 6-2.
(quarterfinal) Zeronda (P) def. Lee (B) 6-4, 6-3;
Barbera (B) def. Chen (H) 5-7, 6-2, 10-7;
Singer (B) def. Shepherd (BU) 6-4, 5-7, 10-8.
(semifinal) Barbera (B) def. Zeronda (P) 6-1, 6-2;
Glas (BU) def. Singer (B) 6-3, 6-2.
(final) Glas (BU) def. Barbera (B) 4-6, 6-1 (3).
(third place) Zeronda (P) def. Singer (B) 3-6, 7-5 (9).
(consolation quarterfinal) Lee (B) def. Gass (H) 6-1, 6-1.
(consolation semifinal) Chen (H) def. Lee (B) 3-6, 6-3 (7).

DOUBLES FLIGHT A
(quarterfinal) Cremers/McElveen (A) def. Alex Arlak/Victoria Beck (B) 8-5.
(consolation semifinal) Seibel/Kobishyn (P) def. Arlak/Beck (B) 8-6.

DOUBLES FLIGHT B
(quarterfinal) Holte/Juliessen (S) def. Kerry Meath/Rachel Williams (B) 8-3.
(consolation semifinal) Hashmall/Meng (P) def. Meath/Williams (B) 8-3.

DOUBLES FLIGHT C
(quarterfinal) Yelena Klurfeld/Stephanie Falconi (B) def. Finicane/Chen (H) 8-4.
(semifinal) Minor/Andrade (A) def. Klurfeld/Falconi (B) 8-3.
(third place) Klurfeld/Falconi (B) def. Marcu/Shepherd (BU) default.

DOUBLES FLIGHT D
(quarterfinal) Charest/Bartell (BU) def. Caroline Casey/Adriana Marianella (B) 8-4;
Mariana Lee (B)/Ferguson (A) def. Mathew/Hui (D) 8-1;
Bridget Barbera/Kim Singer (B) - Bye.
(semifinal) Lee (B)/Ferguson (A) def. Charest/Bartell (BU) 8-6;
Barbera/Singer (B) def. Zeronda (P)/Gass (H) 8-6.
(final) Barbera/Singer (B) def. Lee (B)/Ferguson (A) 8-3.
(consolation semifinal) Casey/Marianella (B) def. Mathew/Hui (D) 8-5.
(consolation final) Casey/Marianella (B) - default.