April 1, 2011

#43 Brown Women's Tennis Opens Ivy Play with 6-1 Win over #56 Princeton

PRINCETON, NJ - The Brown women's tennis team (12-6, 1-0) opened Ivy League play with a 6-1 win over #56 Princeton (8-8, 1-1) on Friday afternoon in New Jersey. The Bears earned the doubles point with wins at #2 and #3 and then earned five singles wins, four of which came in straight sets, to post their second straight win.

Four Bears all won both of their matches with junior Cassandra Herzberg (Miami Beach, FL) pairing with freshman Ariel Caldwell (Atlanta, GA) for an 8-2 win at #2 doubles and then posting a 6-1, 6-4 win at #3 singles. Caldwell won her singles match at #5, 6-4, 6-2. Sophomore Misia Krasowski (Deerfield, IL) paired with junior Julie Flanzer (Highland Park, IL) for an 8-2 win at #3 doubles and then earned a 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 win at #1 singles. Flanzer posted a 6-1, 6-1 win at #6 singles, while freshman Jessica Harrow (Los Angeles, CA) earned a 6-3, 6-1 win at the #4 position.

The Bears continue action tomorrow afternoon when they face Penn in Philadelphia at 12:00 noon.

#43 Brown 6, #56 Princeton 1
Doubles
#1 - Bartlett/Marable (Princeton) def. B. Aboubakare/Harrow (Brown), 8-6
#2 - Caldwell/Herzberg (Brown) def. Chow/Saiontz (Princeton), 8-2
#3 - Flanzer/Krasowski (Brown) def. Flanigan/Krakaris (Princeton), 8-2
Singles
#1 - Misia Krasowski (Brown) def. Hilary Bartlett (Princeton), 3-6, 6-3, 6-2
#2 - Rachel Saiontz (Princeton) def. Bianca Aboubakare (Brown), 6-2, 6-4
#3 - Cassandra Herzberg (Brown) def. Taylor Marable (Princeton), 6-1, 6-4
#4 - Jessica Harrow (Brown) def. Monica Chow (Princeton), 6-3, 6-1
#5 - Ariel Caldwell (Brown) def. Katherine Flanigan (Princeton), 6-4, 6-2
#6 - Julie Flanzer (Brown) def. Alexa Krakaris (Princeton), 6-1, 6-1

Pictured: Misia Krasowski '13. Photo by DSPics.net.