Women's Tennis

Tennis Falls To Richmond, 5-1, In A-10 Championship

UMass with its Runner-Up Trophy.

UMass with its Runner-Up Trophy.

April 24, 2005

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The University of Massachusetts tennis team lost to Richmond, 5-1, in this afternoon's Atlantic 10 Championship match at The Tennis Center in Maryland. Junior Jana Bartoloni provided the only win in singles play with her victory at the No. 6 spot.

Bartoloni and senior Sasha Edelstein (Haifa, Israel) also won their doubles match at No. 3, 8-6. Freshmman Masha Pozar (Ljublijana, Slovenia) and sophomore Michele Spiess (Stuttgart, Germany) were edged in No. 2 doubles, 9-8 (5).

Richmond, which won its second-consecutive A-10 Championship and third in four years, registered straight-set victories in every singles match that it won.

1. Lindsay Cox/Meghan Wolfgram (UR) def. Dorothy Iwanowicz/Susan Johnson (UM), 8-4

2. Robin Carter/Courtney Klein (UR) def. Masha Pozar/Michelle Spiess (UM), 9-8 (5)

3. Jana Bartoloni/Sasha Edelstein (UM) def. Beatrice grasu/Jelena Zivanovic (UR), 8-6

1. Cox (UR) def. Spiess (UM), 6-1, 6-4

2. Carter (UR) vs. Pozar (UM), 6-2, 2-1 (DNF)

3. Klein (UR) def. Edelstein (UM), 6-3, 6-1

4. Wolfgram (UR) def. Iwanowicz (UM), 6-2, 6-2

5. Grasu (UR) def. Johnson (UM), 6-0, 6-4

6. Bartoloni (UM) def. Zivanovic (UR), 6-3, 6-2

Final Championship Standings
1st - Richmond
2nd - Massachusetts
3rd - Xavier
4th - Temple
5th - George Washington
6th - Dayton
7th - Duquesne
8th - Fordham
9th - Saint Joseph's
10th - St. Bonaventure
11th - Rhode Island
12th - La Salle




    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
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    Friday, Oct 17
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