#49 Bears Close Out Non-League Portion of Schedule with 6-1 win at FIU

MIAMI, FL – The 49th-ranked Brown women's tennis team (14-4) rebounded from a 5-2 loss to #68 Missouri with a 6-1 victory over Florida International on Friday afternoon. The Bears earned the doubles point with wins at all three positions and then claimed five of six singles matches for the 6-1 result. Junior Misia Krasowski (Deerfield, IL) helped to lead Brown with wins at #2 doubles, where she combined with sophomore Ariel Caldwell (Atlanta, GA) for an 8-0 win, and #1 singles, where she won, 6-2, 6-3.  

Krasowski's singles win was the match-clinching victory, as freshman Nikita Uberoi (Boca Raton, FL) and sophomore Jessica Harrow (La Crescenta, CA) won matches at #6 and #3 singles, respectively, to give Brown a 3-0 lead.

Brown's other singles wins came at #5, where senior Julie Flanzer (Highland Park, IL) earned a 6-3, 6-1 win, and at #4, where freshman Laura Wiley (Ft. Lauderdale, FL) earned a 6-2, 6-2 win.

In the earlier doubles action, Brown also got wins from Harrow and senior Cassandra Herzberg (Miami Beach, FL) at #1 (8-4), and Wiley and senior Carissa Aboubakare (Orange, CA) at #3 (8-5).

Brown returns to action on Friday, April 6th, when it opens the 2012 Ivy League season with a 2:00 p.m. match at home against Princeton.

#49 Brown 6, Florida International 1
Doubles

#1 – Harrow/Herzberg (Brown) def. Maisak/McLean (FIU) 8-4
#2 – Caldwell/Krasowski (Brown) def. Boha/Djordjevic (FIU) 8-0
#3 – Aboubakare/Wiley (Brown) def. Johnson/Seredni (FIU) 8-5
Order of Finish:
2,1*,3
Singles

#1 – Misia Krasowski (Brown) def. Rita Maisak (FIU) 6-2, 6-3
#2 – Sarah McLean (FIU) def. Cassandra Herzberg (Brown) 3-6, 6-4, 1-0 (8)
#3 – Jessica Harrow (Brown) def. Lisa Johnson (FIU) 6-3, 6-0
#4 – Laura Wiley (Brown) def. Christine Seredni (FIU) 6-2, 6-2
#5 – Julie Flanzer (Brown) def. Nina Djordjevic (FIU) 6-3, 6-1
#6 – Nikita Uberoi (Brown) def. Magali Holt (FIU) 6-2, 6-0
Order of Finish:
6,3,1*,5,4,2

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