February 19, 2008

Bears Fall to Richmond and #53 Virginia, 5-2

Feb. 19, 2008

RICHMOND/CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Brown women's tennis team traveled to Virginia over the weekend for a pair of matches at Richmond and the University of Virginia. The Bears fell to both opponents, dropping a 5-2 decision to both the Spiders and the 53rd-ranked Cavaliers. Freshman Bianca Aboubakare (Orange, CA) helped to lead Brown with a pair of wins at #1 singles, while junior Brett Finkelstein (North Caldwell, NJ) earned a win at #3 against Virginia and sophomore Tanja Vucetic (Aventura, FL) posted a victory at #5 singles against Richmond.

Richmond 5, Brown 2
Doubles
#1 Duran/Vosters (R) def. Aboubakare/Kurihara (B) 8-2
#2 Clark/Schnieder (R) def. Kirkpatrick/Ellis (B) 8-6
#3 Mansur/Schonfeld (B) def. Arana/Tidwell (R) 9-8 (4)
Singles
#1 Bianca Aboubakare (B) def. Duran (R) 6-2, 6-4
#2 Vosters (R) def. Sara Mansur (B) 6-2, 6-3
#3 Clark (R) def. Brett Finkelstein (B) 3-6, 6-4, 6-4
#4 Tidwell (R) def. Marisa Schonfeld (B) 6-3, 6-4
#5 Tanja Vucetic (B) def. Schneider (R) 3-6, 6-4, 6-4
#6 Arana (R) def. Emily Ellis (B) 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2

#53 Virginia 5, Brown 2
Doubles
#1 Rales/Alexander (V) def. Aboubakare/Schonfeld (B) 8-4
#2 Yahner/Pereira (V) def. Kirkpatrick/Mansur (B) 8-3
#3 Stevens/Williams (V) def. Kurihara/Ellis (B) 8-1
Singles
#1 Bianca Aboubakare (B) def. Amanda Rales (V) 7-5, 7-6
#2 Jennifer Stevens (V) def. Sara Mansur (B) 6-2, 6-0
#3 Brett Finkelstein (B) def. Maggie Yahner (V) 6-4, 6-3
#4 Lindsey Pereira (V) def. Marisa Schonfeld (B) 6-0, 6-2
#5 Lara Alexander (V) def. Tanja Vucetic (B) 6-1, 6-3
#6 Hampton Williams (V) def. Emily Ellis (B) 6-7, 6-3, 10-5