Women's Tennis Finishes 2-1 at ECAC Tournament, held at Princeton

Oct. 15, 2001

The Brown women's tennis team dropped a 6-1 decision to Cornell, but bounced back to win two straight matches to finish 2-1 at the ECAC Tournament from October 12-13, 2001.

On day one of the Tournament, junior Caroline Casey and sophomore Priscilla Zeff combined to win at #3 doubles, 8-2, while sophomore Victoria Beck won at #2 singles, 6-2, 6-5 (7-5).

The next day, the Bears faced George Washington and Rutgers, winning both by scored of 6-1 and 5-2 respectively. Against GW, Brown was led by Beck and Casey, who won at both doubles and singles. In doubles action, freshman Alex Arlak and Beck combined for an 8-2 victory and #1, while Casey and freshman Kerry Meath combined for an 8-3 win at #3. In singles, freshman Adriana Marianella won at #1, 6-2, 6-1, while Beck came out on top at #2, 6-4, 6-2. Casey won at the 4th position, 6-1, 6-4, sophomore Bridget Barbera at #5, 6-0, 6-1, and junior Maria Elena del Valle at #6, 6-3, 6-4.

Against Rutgers, Brown was let by Beck, junior Olivia Wong, Casey, and Meath, who all won at both singles and doubles. Winners of doubles are as follows: Marianella and Beck at #1, 8-3, Wong and Casey at #2, 8-5, and Barbera and Meath at #3, 8-5. Winners of singles include Beck at #1, 6-0, 6-2, Wong at #4, 6-3, 6-1, Meath at #5, 6-1, 6-5 (1), and Casey at #6, 6-3, 6-2.

RESULTS

CORNELL Doubles 1. Wright/DelPrete (C) def. Arlak/Beck (B) 8-5 2. Kokubu/Sternberg (C) def. Wong/Marianella (B) 8-6 3. Casey/Zeff (B) def. Takeuchi/DelPrete (C) 8-2 Singles 1. Wright (C) def. Marianella (B) 6-1, 6-2 2. Beck (B) def. Talent (C) 6-2, 6-5 (7-5) 3. DelPrete (C) def. Wong (B) 6-3, 6-3 4. Takeuchi (C) def. Casey (B) 6-3, 6-1 5. Sternberg (C) def. Barbera (B) 6-2, 6-4 6. Kokubo (C) def. Arlak (B) 6-2, 6-5 (3)

GEORGE WASHINGTON Doubles 1. Arlak/Beck (B) def. First/Genscoy (GW) 8-2 2. Wei/Bode (GW) def. Marianella/Wong (B) 7-6 (5) 3. Casey/Meath (B) def. gionca/Coggin (GW) 8-3 Singles 1. Marianella (B) def. Wei (GW) 6-2, 6-1 2. Beck (B) def. Genscoy (GW) 6-4, 6-2 3. First (GW) def. Wong (B) 6-4, 6-2 4. Casey (B) def. Gionca (GW) 6-1, 6-4 5. Barbera (B) def. Bode (GW) 6-0, 6-1 6. del Valle (B) def. Stastny (GW) 6-3, 6-4

RUTGERS Doubles 1. Marianella/Beck (B) def. Hellier/Travlos (R) 8-3 2. Wong/Casey (B) def. Magomedova/Link (R) 8-5 3. Barbera/Meath (B) def. Foster/Weckstein (R) 8-5 Singles 1. Back (B) def. Hellier (R) 6-0, 6-2 2. Travlos (R) def. Arlak (B) 6-4, 6-3 3. Weckstein (R) def. Marianella (B) 0-6, 6-3, 6-1 4. Wong (B) def. Foster (R) 6-3, 6-1 5. Meath (B) def. Magomedova (R) 6-1, 6-5 (1) 6. Casey (B) def. Sommerland (R) 6-3, 6-2