March 28, 2005

Bears Fall to Long Beach State, 6-1, in First Spring Break Match

March 28, 2005

PROVIDENCE, RI - The Brown women's tennis team (5-4) dropped its first match of spring break, falling to Long Beach State (9-6), 6-1, in Long Beach, CA. Freshman Ashley Pariser (Alexandria, VA) picked up Brown's lone point, winning at #6 singles.

The 49ers earned the doubles point winning at all three positions to take a 1-0 lead in the match heading into singles action. Brown dropped the first three positions in straight sets, but put up a good fight in the bottom three spots, losing at #4 and #5 in three sets, before Pariser won at #6 in three sets, 6-2, 3-6, 10-6.

Brown continues action on Tuesday, March 29th, when they play at UC Riverside.

Complete Results
Doubles

#1 Bouffler/Rocha (LBS) def. Ames/Arlak (B); 8-3
#2 Porsz/Carroll (LBS) def. Kirkpatrick/Pariser (B); 8-3
#3 Katayama/Bengson (LBS) def. Ivancevic/Saiontz (B); 8-1

Singles
#1 Bouffler (LBS) def. Saiontz (B); 6-2, 6-2
#2 Bengson (LBS) def. Arlak (B); 6-4, 6-3
#3 Rocha (LBS) def. Ivancevic (B); 6-2, 6-1
#4 Porsz (LBS) def. Ames (B); 7-6, 2-6, 6-4
#5 Ratiu (LBS) def. Kirkpatrick (B); 2-6, 6-2, 6-0
#6 Pariser (B) def. Argumendo (LBS); 6-2, 3-6, 10-6