February 10, 2008

Bears Split Weekend Matches with BC (L, 4-3) and St. John's (W, 6-1)

Feb. 10, 2008

PROVIDENCE, RI - The Brown women's tennis team (1-2) hosted Boston College and St. John's on Friday evening and Saturday morning, respectively, and came away with a split, narrowly losing to the Eagles, 4-3, and defeating the Red Storm, 6-1. Junior Brett Finkelstein (North Caldwell, NJ), sophomore Tanja Vucetic (Aventura, FL), and sophomore Emily Ellis (Fort Worth, TX) led the Bears, as each won both of her singles matches.

Boston College 4, Brown 3
Doubles
#1 Cash/Cherkasov (BC) def. Aboubakare/Schonfeld (B) 8-4
#2 Sullivan/Attwell (BC) def. Kirkpatrick/Mansur (B) 8-7 (2)
#3 Krasnopolsky/Nafarrete (BC) def. Ellis/Sorokko (B) 8-5
Singles
#1 Krasnopolsky (BC) def. Bianca Aboubakare (B) 6-3, 3-6, 6-2
#2 Cherkasov (BC) def. Sara Mansur (B) 6-3, 6-3
#3 Cash (BC) def. Marisa Schonfeld (B) 6-1, 6-1
#4 Brett Finkelstein (B) def. Sullivan (BC) 6-3, 4-6, 7-5
#5 Tanja Vucetic (B) def. Attwell (BC) 7-5, 3-6, 6-2
#6 Emily Ellis (B) def. Svoboda (BC) 6-2, 7-6 (3)

Brown 6, St. John's 1
Doubles
#1 Aboubakare/Schonfeld (B) def. Adamski/Yonkus (SJ) 8-6
#2 Kirkpatrick/Mansur (B) def. Zivcicova/Chachua (SJ) 8-5
#3 Ellis/Sorokko (B) def. Gasiunaite/Barnett (SJ) 8-6
Singles
#1 Bianca Aboubakare (B) def. Zivcicova (SJ) 7-6, 6-1
#2 Adamski (SJ) def. Sara Mansur (B) 3-6, 6-4, (14-12)
#3 Brett Finkelstein (B) def. Barnett (SJ) 6-1, 6-2
#4 Marisa Schonfeld (B) def. Chachua (SJ) 6-2, 6-1
#5 Tanja Vucetic (B) def. Yonkus (SJ) 4-6, 6-0, (10-5)
#6 Emily Ellis (B) def. Gasiunaite (SJ) 6-0, 6-2