Bears Win Second Straight, 6-1, over Columbia

Bears Win Second Straight, 6-1, over Columbia

April 14, 2007

PROVIDENCE, RI - The Brown women's tennis team (7-11, 2-3) put together a solid team effort on Saturday afternoon against Columbia and came away with its second straight win, a 6-1 victory over the Lions. The Bears breezed through doubles action, winning all three by a combined score of 24-7 to go ahead 1-0. In singles action, the Bears won four of the six matches in straight sets to post the win. Senior Michelle Pautler (Kamuela, HI) earned a tight win at #1 singles, winning 7-6 (4) in the first set. After losing the second set, 7-5, Pautler put her match away by winning the third-set tie-breaker, 10-3. In the other four wins, Brown only lost 7 total games.

The Bears return to action on Friday, April 20th, when they travel to Hanover, NH to face Dartmouth at 3:00 p.m.

Brown 6, Columbia 1
#1 Michelle Pautler/Sara Mansur (B) def. Kachar/Donovan (C) 8-1
#2 Emily Ellis/Kelley Kirkpatrick (B) def. Suda/Shearer (C) 8-4
#3 Daisy Ames/Kathrin Sorokko (B) def. Varsay/Cordell (C) 8-2

#1 Michelle Pautler (B) def. Milena Kachar (C) 7-6 (4), 5-7, 1-0 (10-3)
#2 Daisy Ames (B) def. Nina Suda (C) 6-1, 6-1
#3 Sara Mansur (B) def. Carling Donovan (C) 6-1, 6-0
#4 Lauren Shearer (C) def. Alexa Baggio (B) 2-6, 6-2, 7-6 (2)
#5 Emily Ellis (B) def. Anna Varnay (C) 6-0, 6-2
#6 Tanja Vucetic (B) def. Allison Cordell (C) 6-2, 6-0