Oct. 6, 2001
Brown defeated Texas A&M by a score of 3-0 (30-17,30-13,30-25). Jessie Cooper (Tustin, CA) recorded 18 kills and Diane Schneider (Saratoga, CA) tallied 15 kills and 4 digs. Elvina Kung (Dix Hills, NY) totaled 6 kills and 11 digs on the match.
In other action of the day, St. Peter's College won both of its matches against Texas A&M, 3-0 (30-19, 30-22, 30-18) and Yale 3-0 (30-23, 30-23, 30-15). In the Texas A&M match, Ludlima Kechina tallied 13 kills and 9 digs. In the Yale match, Tzvetomila Dotcheva totaled 12 kills and 12 digs. Valentina Zaharieva recorded 17 kills.
Yale's only win of the tournament came against Texas A&M, 3-1 (23-30, 30-16, 30-24, 30-24). Carissa Abbott recorded 11 kills on the match, while Alison Lungstrum totaled 7 kills and 12 digs for the Bulldogs. Lauren Smith recorded 16 kills in a losing effort for the Islanders.
The 2001 Brown Invitational All-Tournament Team included Valentina Zaharieva (St. Peter's) Sarah Cashen (Fairfield), Laurie Brands (Fairfield), Lauren Smith (Texas A&M- Corpus Christi), Carissa Abbott (Yale), and Jessie Cooper (Brown).
Brown returns to action on Friday October 12 to take on Dartmouth in Pizzitola Center at 7:00 pm.