Women's Tennis

Tennis Team Falls To Cornell

The Minutewomen will travel to Florida for next competition

The Minutewomen will travel to Florida for next competition

March 10, 2003

The University of Massachusetts tennis team dropped a 4-3 decision over non-conference rival Cornell on Sunday afternoon at the Reiss Tennis Center. The loss placed UMass 3-6 in the spring portion of its schedule.

The two singles points came from Stephanie Price (Columbia, Mo.) at No. 1 and Susan Hyams (Cincinnati, Ohio) at No. 6. Junior Sasha Edelstein(Haifa, Israel) was winning at No. 2 singles, but she wasn't able to pull out the victory, as she fell to Cornell's Laura Tallent 2-6, 6-3, 5-2(default). In doubles action, junior Jafra Depontes(Kaliua-Kona, Hawaii) and Price posted a 9-7 victory over Cornell's Akane Kokubo/Nicolle Chiu and freshmen Dorothy Iwanowicz(Hilton Head, S.C) and Edelstein won at No. 2 doubles.

The Minutewomen will next compete on March 17 when they travel to Florida.

UMass 3, Cornell 4


1. Stephanie Price(UM) def Akane Kokubo(C) 6-2, 3-6, 6-2

2. Laura Tallent(C) def Sasha Edelstein(UM) 2-6, 6-3, 5-2(default)

3. Erika Takeuchi(C) def Jafra Depontes(UM) 6-4, 6-2

4. Nicolle Chui(C) def Dorothy Iwanowicz(UM) 6-3, 6-2

5. Pipev Lucas(C) def Camilla Knight(UM) 6-4, 6-2

6. Susan Hyams (UM) def Melissa Tu(C) 7-6(3), 6-1


1. Price/Depontes(UM) def Kokubo/Chiu(C) 9-7

2. Iwanowicz/Edelstein(UM) def Edinson/Wang(C) 8-4

3. Takeuchi/Tu (C) def Knight/ Hyams(UM) 8-6



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