Women's Tennis

Tennis Tops Rhode Island, 7-0

Stephanie Price earned victories at both No. 1 doubles and No. 2 singles on Wednesday.

Stephanie Price earned victories at both No. 1 doubles and No. 2 singles on Wednesday.

April 2, 2003

AMHERST, Mass. - The University of Massachusetts women's tennis team topped Rhode Island, 7-0, on Wednesday at the Upper Boyden Tennis Courts. The win lifted UMass to 4-9 in the spring portion of its schedule and gave the team its first Atlantic 10 victory of the season for a 1-0 conference record.

The Minutewomen won all three of the doubles matches to earn the point. Jafra Depontes (Kaliua-Kona, Hawaii) and Stephanie Price (Columbia, Mo.) defeated Cynthia Taylor and Erin Dwyer, 8-1, at the No. 1 spot. Sasha Edelstein (Haifa, Israel) and Dorothy Iwanowicz (Hilton Head, S.C.) earned an 8-2 victory at No. 2 doubles and Susan Hyams (Cincinnati, Ohio) and Camilla Knight (Devon, England) swept Becca Hedden and Bridgette Laflamme, 8-0.

In singles play Edelstein won with ease over Taylor, dropped only one game to post a 6-0, 6-1 win. Price was able to defeat URI's Erin Fleming 6-1, 6-2, at No. 2 singles and Depontes cliched a 6-0, 6-2 victory at the No. 3 spot. The Minutewomen were able to sweep their matches at No. 4 and No. 5 singles when Iwanowicz and Hyams each posted 6-0, 6-0 victories. Jana Bartoloni (Charlestown, Mass.) completed UMass' 7-0 win when she defeated Hedden, 6-3, 6-1, at No. 6 singles.

The Minutewomen will remain at home for two matches this weekend, taking on BU on Saturday at 12:00 p.m. and Fordham on Sunday at 10:00 a.m. at the Upper Boyden Tennis Courts.

UMass 7, Rhode Island 0


1. Sasha Edelstein (UM) def Cynthia Taylor (URI) 6-0, 6-1

2. Stephanie Price (UM) def Erin Fleming (URI) 6-1, 6-2



3. Jafra Depontes (UM) def Jess Collins (URI) 6-0, 6-1

4. Dorothy Iwanowicz (UM) def Erin Dwyer (URI) 6-0, 6-0

5. Susan Hyams (UM) def Lindsay Taylor (URI) 6-0, 6-0

6. Jana Bartoloni (UM) def Becca Hedden (URI) 6-3, 6-1


1. Depontes / Price (UM) def Taylor / Dwyer (URI) 8-1

2. Edelstein / Iwanowicz (UM) def Fleming / Collins (URI) 8-2

3. Hyams / Knight (UM) def Hedden / Laflamme (URI) 8-0


    Event Calendar

    Sunday, Sept 21
    at Brown Invitational All Day
    Friday, Sept 26
    at Army Invitational All Day
    Saturday, Sept 27
    at Army Invitational All Day
    Sunday, Sept 28
    at Army Invitational All Day
    Thursday, Oct 9
    at Connecticut 2:00 PM
    Friday, Oct 17
    at ITA Northeast Regionals All Day
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