February 15, 2009

Bears Earn 4-3 Win over Dartmouth to Finish Third at ECAC Championship

Feb. 15, 2009

HANOVER, NH - The Brown women's tennis team (5-2) finished in third place in the first-ever ECAC Indoor Championship, earning a 4-3 victory over Dartmouth on Sunday afternoon. The Bears finished exactly where they were seeded, while the Big Green finished in fourth after entering the tournament as the fifth seed. Brown dropped the doubles point, but won four singles matches to post the victory.

#3 Brown def #5 Dartmouth, 4-3
Doubles
#1 Scott/Winingham (Dartmouth) def. B. Aboubakare/Carissa Aboubakare (Brown) 8-5
#2 Adler/King (Dartmouth) def. Mansur/Herzberg (Brown) 8-6
#3 Ellis/Sorokko (Brown) def. Markovitz/Smyser (Dartmouth) 8-4
Singles
#1 Bianca Aboubakare (Brown) def. Winingham (Dartmouth) 6-1, 7-5
#2 Cassandra Herzberg (Brown) def. Adler (Dartmouth) 6-2, 4-6, 6-2
#3 Reichel (Dartmouth) def. Sara Mansur (Brown) 6-4, 6-2
#4 Tanja Vucetic (Brown) def. King (Dartmouth) 6-2, 6-2
#5 Julie Flanzer (Brown) def. Carreni (Dartmouth) 6-1, 6-3
#6 Michell (Dartmouth) def. Catherine Stewart (Brown) 6-4, 5-7, 4-2