Bears Compete at 2006 Women's College Tennis Invitational

FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY - The Brown women's tennis team competed at the 2006 Women's College Tennis Invitational, held in Flushing Meadows, NY at the site of the US Open. Junior Kelley Kirkpatrick (Villanova, PA) and freshman Kathrin Sorokko (Douglaston, NY) led Brown with two singles wins each, while senior Michelle Pautler (Kamuela, HI), sophomore Sara Mansur (Houston, TX), and freshman Emily Ellis (Dallas, TX) each won one singles match.

BROWN RESULTS
"A" Doubles
Round of 32 - Ganzer/McGavbock (South Carolina) def. Ellis/Kirkpatrick (Brown) 8-3; Cash/Cherkasov (BC) def. Ames/Pautler (Brown) 8-5.
Consolation First Round - Ellis/Kirkpatrick (Brown) def. Donovan/Hendry (Columbia) 8-4; Abraham/Shular (Penn State) def. Ames/Pautler (Brown) 8-3.
Consolation Second Round (W) - Potgieter/ Sammons (Texas A&M) def. Ellis/Kirkpatrick (Brown) 8-1.
Consolation Second Round (L) - Pautler/Mansur (Brown) def. Ashley/Huah (Princeton) 8-4.

"B" Doubles
Round of 32 - Robertson/Roth (Princeton) def. Finkelstein/Mansur (Brown) 8-4; Stewart/Trimble (Princeton) def. Baggio/Sorokko (Brown) 9-7; Alexander/Rales (Virginia) def. Curcuru (Penn)/Vucetic (Brown).
Consolation First Round - Delaney/Nafarrete (BC) def. Finkelstein/Mansur (Brown) 8-3; Baggio/Sorokko (Brown) def. Blakely/Gutierrez (South Carolina) 8-6; Jones/Zawadzki (Syracuse) def. Curcuru (Penn)/Vucetic (Brown) 8-5.

"A" Singles
Round of 32 - Michelle Pautler (Brown) def. Lana Krasnopolsky (BC) 6-7 (3), 6-4, 11-9; Melissa Saiontz (Princeton) def. Daisy Ames (Brown) 6-3, 6-1.
Round of 16 - Julia Koulbitskaya (Penn) def. Michelle Pautler (Brown) 6-0, 6-4.
Second Round Consolation - Michelle Pautler (Brown) def. Angela Hendry (Columbia) 6-4, 6-2.

"B" Singles
Round of 32 - Sara Mansur (Brown) def. Jesse Adler (Dartmouth) 6-4, 6-1.
Round of 16 - Kristen Cargill (Duke) def. Sara Mansur (Brown) 6-2, 7-6 (0).
Consolation Second Round - Katherine Arlak (Rutgers) def. Sara Mansur (Brown) 3-6, 7-5, 10-1.

"C" Singles
Round of 32 - Nanar Airapetian (Arkansas) def. Brett Finkelstein (Brown) 6-2, 7-5; Emily Ellis (Brown) def. Grace Blakely (South Carolina) 7-5, 6-2; Michelle Sammons (Texas A&M) def. Alexa Baggio (Brown) 6-1, 6-4.
Round of 16 - Parker Goyer (Duke) def. Emily Ellis (Brown) 6-1, 6-0.
Consolation First Round - Brett Finkelstein (Brown) def. Carey Markowitz (Dartmouth) 6-4, 6-3; Lauren Edelschein (Rutgers) def. Alexa Baggio (Brown) 6-3, 6-2.
Consolation Second Round (W) - Marlena Hall (Columbia) def. Emily Ellis (Brown) 6-4, 3-6, `0-8.

"D" Singles
Round of 32 - Gabija Gasiunaite (St. John's) def. Tanja Vucetic (Brown) 3-6, 6-1, 10-5; Kelly Kirkpatrick (Brown) def. Alison Cordell (Columbia) 6-0, 6-1; Kathrin Sorokko (Brown) def. Linnae Goswanni (Columbia) 6-2, 6-0.
Round of 16 - Kelley Kirkpatrick (Brown) def. Birdie Burke (Army) 6-4, 6-4; Kathrin Sorokko (Brown) def. Julia Zak (Dartmouth) 6-1, 6-2.
Quarterfinals - Lara Alexander (Virginia) def. Kelley Kirkpatrick (Brown) 6-1, 6-0; Austin Hansen (Virginia) def. Kathrin Sorokko (Brown) 6-1, 6-1.
Consolation First Round - Tanja Vucetic (Brown) def. Leyla Morzan (Penn State) 6-3, 4-6, 10-6