Bears Push Record Above .500 with 6-1 Victory over Syracuse

March 2, 2008

PROVIDENCE, RI - The Brown women's tennis team (5-4) brought its record above .500 for the first time this season with a convincing 6-1 win over Syracuse on Sunday afternoon at the Pizzitola Center Courts. The Bears dominated the match, their third of the weekend, picking up the doubles point with wins at #1 and #2, and then winning three of the six singles matches in straight sets.

Brown 6, Syracuse 1
Doubles
#1 Aboubakare/Schonfeld (B) def. Kalhorn/Spicer (S) 8-1
#2 Kirkpatrick/Mansur (B) def. Jones/Tan (S) 8-6
#3 Vasilyeva/Tang (S) def. Finkelstein/Kurihara (B) 8-4
Singles
#1 Bianca Aboubakare (B) def. Tan (S) 3-6, 6-1, 6-1
#2 Sara Mansur (B) def. Kalhorn (S) 6-0, 6-2
#3 Brett Finkelstein (B) def. Spicer (S) 6-2, 6-1
#4 Tanja Vucetic (B) def. Vasilyeva (S) 6-3, 6-4
#5 Marisa Schonfeld (B) def. Jones (S) 6-1, 4-6, (13-11)
#6 Tang (S) def. Alexa Baggio (B) 6-4, 6-3