October 12, 2005

Bears Conclude Action at US Tennis Center Invitational

Oct. 12, 2005

FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY - The Brown women's tennis team competed in the US Tennis Center Women's Tennis Invitational over the weekend and freshman Brett Finkelstein (North Caldwell, NJ) led the way, advancing to the semi-finals of singles Flight D2. Junior Daisy Ames (Atlanta, GA), junior Amanda Saiontz (Miami, FL), sophomore Ashley Pariser (Alexandria, VA), and freshman Sara Mansur (Houston, TX) all won in the First Round of singles in their respective flights, but fell in the Quarterfinals.

In singles action, Ames played in the B1 flight, winning 6-3, 6-4 in her first round match, before falling to the top seed from Arkansas in the quarterfinals. In the B2 flight, Saiontz earned a 6-4, 4-6, 10-6 win in the first round over the 2nd seed, but fell in the quarterfinals. Pariser earned a first round win, 6-1, 6-4, in the C1 flight, before falling to the 4th seed in the quarterfinals. In the D1 flight, it was Mansur picking up a 7-5, 6-2 win in her first round match, beofre falling to the 2nd seed in the quarterfinals in three sets. Lastly, in the D2 flight, Finkelstein earned a 6-0, ret. win in the first round, before posting a 7-5, 0-6, 10-7 win in the quarterfinals. She was eliminated by the 2nd seeded player in the semifinals.

In doubles action, Brown's lone win came in the B2 flight, where freshman Alexa Baggio (Coopersburg, PA) and sophomore Meredith Woodhouse (Wayzata, MN) posted an 8-6 win in their first round consolation match after losin in the first round to the 4th seed.

The Bears continue action next weekend, October 21-24 at the ITA Regional Championships to be held at Army.

Complete Results

Doubles A1
First Round: Schnitter/Wang (Harvard) def. Pautler/Zeder (B), 8-3
First Round Consolation: Katims/Sabatino (BU) def. Pautler/Zeder (B), 8-6
Second Round Consolation (L): Guerra/Orlay (NC State) def. Pautler/Zeder (B), 8-4

Doubles A2
First Round: Kaluder/Misevicluta (Arkansas) def. Kirkpatrick/Pariser (B), 8-3
First Round Consolation: Del Priore/Wink (UVA) def. Kirkpatrick/Pariser (B), 8-3
Second Round Consolation (L): Jaxheimer/Zebroski (Dartmouth) def. Kirkpatrick/Pariser (B), 9-8 (2)

Doubles B1
First Round: Hashmall/Trimble (Princeton) def. Mansur/Saiontz (B), 9-8 (5)
First Round Comsolation: Condit (Columbia)/Roach (NC State) def. Mansur/Saiontz (B), 8-4
Second Round Consolation (L): Burns/Wagner (Texas A&M) def. Mansur/Saiontz (B), 8-0

Doubles B2
First Round: Druss/Iwinski (Texas A&M) def. Baggio/Woodhouse (B), 8-1
First Round Consolation: Baggio/Woodhouse (B) def. Burke/Houghton (Army), 8-6
Second Round Consolation (W): Nguyen/Starr (Yale) def. Baggio/Woodhouse (B), 8-3

Singles B1
First Round: Arlak (B) def. Suda (Cornell), 6-3, 6-4
Quarterfinals: Franco (Arkansas) def. Arlak (B), 6-4, 4-6, 10-8

Singles B2
First Round: Saiontz (B) def. Krchnakova (Baylor), 6-4, 4-6, 10-6
Quarterfinals: Siebel (Princeton) def. Saiontz (B), 6-3, 6-2

Singles C1
First Round: Pariser (B) def. Winebrenner (Kentucky), 6-1, 6-4
Quarterfinals: Mihaviova (Baylor) def. Pariser (B), w/o

Singles C2
First Round: Druss (Texas A&M) def. Pautler (B)
Consolation: Pautler (B) def. Condit (Columbia), 6-3, 6-4

Singles D1
First Round: Saddaka (Penn) def. Baggio (B), 6-3, 6-0; Mansur (B) def. Wilhelm (Arkansas), 7-5, 6-2
Quarterfinals: Nguyen (Yale) def. Mansur (B), 1-6, 7-5, 11-9

Singles D2
First Round: Hall (Columbia) def. Zeder (B), 6-4, 7-5; Finkelstein (B) def. Williams (Princeton), 6-0, ret.
Quarterfinals: Finkelstein (B) def. Lefkowith (BU), 7-5, 0-6 (10-7)
Semifinals: Nash (BC) def. Finkelstein (B), 6-2, 6-2
Consolation: Zeder (B) def. Carrell (Dartmouth), 6-0, 6-0