Bears Compete at Fifth Annual USTA Women's College Invite

Oct. 12, 2007

NEW YORK, NY - The Brown women's tennis team competed in the fifth annual USTA Women's College Invite over Columbus Day weekend. Sophomore Tanja Vucetic (Aventura, FL) led Brown, advancing to the quarterfinals of the "B" singles bracket, while senior Kelley Kirkpatrick (Villanova, PA) played in the "E" singles finals before getting eliminated. Freshman Ashley Butler (Charlotte, NC) also competed in the "E" singles bracket, advancing to the semifinals.

USTA Women's College Invite Results (Brown Only)
"A" Singles
Round of 32: Francine Wu (BU) def. Marisa Schonfeld (Brown) 6-1, 5-7 (4); Dasha Cherkasov (BC) def. Bianca Aboubakare (Brown) 6-2, 6-1. First Round Consolation: Bianca Aboubakare (Brown) def. Berkeley Brock (NC State) w/o; Marisa Schonfeld (Brown) def. Leyla Morzan (Penn State) 3-6, 6-1, 10-6. Second Round Consolation: Bianca Aboubakare (Brown) def. Francine Wu (BU) w/o; Dasha Cherkasov (BC) def. Marisa Schonfeld (Brown) 6-2, 6-0.
"B" Singles
Round of 32: Tanja Vucetic (Brown) def. Neils Barringer (NC State) 4-6, 6-3, 12-10. Round of 16: Tanja Vucetic (Brown) def. Sarah Huah (Princeton) 4-6, 6-1, 10-6. Quarterfinals: Charlie Tansil (Penn) def. Tanja Vucetic (Brown) 7-6 (6), 6-2.
"C" Singles
Round of 32: Emily Ellis (Brown) def. Vilsa Curto (Harvard) 6-0, 6-1; Shayna Miller (Cornell) def. Brett Finkelstein (Brown) 6-2, 6-4. Round of 16: Stephanie Davidson (Texas A&M) def. Emily Ellis (Brown) 3-6, 6-3, 10-8. First Round Consolation: Brett Finkelstein (Brown) def. Anela Dujsic (Rutgers) w/o. Second Round Consolation: Maggie Suydam (Dartmouth) def. Brett Finkelstein (Brown) 6-0, 2-6, 10-5; Emily Ellis (Brown) def. Sarah Hoffman (Princeton) 7-5, 6-4.
"D" Singles
Round of 32: Michelle Yuan (Columbia) def. Kathryn Sorokko (Brown) 6-2, 6-3; Eunice Lee (Harvard) def. Alexa Baggio (Brown) 6-4, 6-4. First Round Consolation: Kathryn Sorokko (Brown) def. Gabija Gasiunatie (St. John's) 6-3, 6-2; Alexa Baggio (Brown) def. Gia Nafarrette (BC) 7-5, 7-5. Second Round Consolation: Eunice Lee (Harvard) def. Kathryn Sorokko (Brown) 6-4, 4-6, 10-6; Michelle Yuan (Columbia) def. Alexa Baggio (Brown) 6-2, 6-0.
"E" Singles
Round of 16: Kelley Kirkpatrick (Brown) def. Robie Verano (Army) 6-1, 6-4; Ashley Butler (Brown) def. Catja Carrell (Dartmouth) 6-2, 6-2. Quarterfinals: Kelley Kirkpatrick (Brown) def. Polina Zaretser (Rutgers) w/o; Ashley Butler (Brown) def. Ashley Happer (St. John's) 6-4, 4-6, 10-7. Semifinals: Kelley Kirkpatrick (Brown) def. Caitlin Finnegan (Army) 6-1, 6-3; Kristen Scott (Princeton) def. Ashley Butler (Brown) 3-6, 6-3, 10-7. Finals: Kristen Scott (Princeton) def. Kelley Kirkpatrick (Brown) 6-7, 6-3, 12-10.
"A" Doubles
Round of 32: Adler/Scott (Dartmouth) def. Ellis/Kirkpatrick (Brown) 8-2; Hojckova/Roach (NC State) def. Aboubakare/Schonfeld (Brown) 8-0. First Round Consolation: Schnitter/Sibilski (Harvard) def. Ellis/Kirkpatrick (Brown) 8-1; Aboubakare/Schonfeld (Brown) def. Spicer/Kalhorn (Syracuse) 8-4. Second Round Consolation: Aboubakare/Schonfeld (Brown) def. Ely/Tansill (Penn) 8-5. Quarterfinals Second Consolation: Lotto/Morzan (Penn State) def. Ellis/Kirkpatrick (Brown) 8-6.
"B" Doubles
Round of 32: Baggio/Sorokko (Brown) def. Mauser/Tan (Syracuse); Dohanics/Zobeideh (Penn State) def. Finkelstein/Vucetic (Brown) 8-3. Round of 16: Suydam/Winingham (Dartmouth) def. Baggio/Sorokko (Brown) 8-6. First Round Consolation: Barringer/Grotz (NC State) def. Finkelstein/Vucetic (Brown) 8-0. Second Round Consolation: Carrell/Smyster (Dartmouth) def. Baggio/Sorokko (Brown) 8-5. Quarterfinals Second Consolation: Finkelstein/Vucetic (Brown) def. Tang/Wickman (Syracuse) 8-2