Falconi Finishes in Second of Flight "A" Singles at USTA Invitational

Oct. 23, 2003

The Brown women's tennis team competed at the 2003 USTA National Tennis Center Women's College Tennis Invitational from October 11-13. Sophomore Stephanie Falconi (New York, NY) led the Bears, taking second in Flight "A" singles competition.

En route to her second place finish, Falconi defeated several ranked opponents, including sixth-seeded Maaria Husain of Penn State in her first match, 7-5, 6-3. She won her next two matches in straight sets, defeating Sally McNally of Dartmouth, 6-1, 6-3 and Molly Condit of Columbia, 6-0, 6-2. In the semi-finals, Falconi defeated Dinka Hadzic of Washington, 6-2, 4-6, 10-7, before dropping a 6-1, 6-4 to second-seeded Aibika Kalsarieva of Kentucky. With the wins, she is currently 7-1 this fall in singles competition.

The Bears continue action on Friday, October 24, 2003 at the ITA Championships, which will be held at Virginia Tech.