Bears Continue Action at Eastern Championships & Columbia Invitational

Sept. 16, 2007

WEST POINT, NY/NEW YORK, NY - The Brown women's tennis team continued its early season success at both the Eastern Championships and the Columbia Invitational on Saturday with sophomore Tanja Vucetic (Aventura, FL) winning both of her matches in the 2nd singles flight consolation bracket at the Eastern Championships. At the Columbia Invitational, Brown played Penn in a hidden dual. The Quakers won the three doubles matches and edged the Bears in singles action, 6-5.

EASTERN CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS (Brown Only) - Day 2
#1 Singles
Quarterfinals: Denise Harijanto (Buffalo) def. Marisa Schonfeld (B) 3-6, 6-2, 10-5.

#2 Singles
Consolation Quarterfinals: Tanja Vucetic (B) def. Grace Hedstrom (URI) 8-5. Consolation Semifinals: Tanja Vucetic (B) def. Ashley Harvey (Long Island) 8-4.

COLUMBIA INVITATIONAL RESULTS - Day 2
Doubles
Amanda Avedissian/Lauren Sadaka (P) def. Bianca Aboubakare/Itsuka Kurihara (B) 9-8 (7-5); Charlotte Tansill/Michelle Mitchell (P) def. Kelley Kirkpatrick/Emily Ellis (B) 8-6; Vidya Dabir/Alexa Ely (P) def. Alexa Baggio/Kathrin Sorokko (B) 8-1.

Round 1 Singles
Bianca Aboubakare (B) def. Lauren Sadaka (P) 6-1, 6-2; Charlotte Tansill (P) def. Emily Ellis (B) 6-3, 6-1; Michelle Mitchell (P) def. Kelley Kirkpatrick (B) 6-3, 6-1; Alexa Ely (P) def. Alexa Baggio (B) 6-1, 6-1; Itsuka Kurihara (B) def. Amanda Avedissian (P) 7-5, 7-5; Vidya Dabir (P) def. Kathrin Sorokko (B) 6-0, 6-3.

Round 2 Singles
Lauren Sadaka (P) def. Emily Ellis (B) 6-0, 6-2; Bianca Aboubakare (B) def. Charlotte Tansill (P) 6-3, 7-6 (7-5); Michelle Mitchell (P) def. Alexa Baggio (B) 6-0, 6-0; Kathrin Sorokko (B) def. Amanda Avedissian (P) 3-6, 6-3, 1-0 (11-9); Itsuka Kurihara (B) def. Vidya Dabir (P) 6-4, 6-1.