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

    Thursday, Oct 15
    vs Providence 2:30 PM
    Thursday, Oct 22
    vs ITA Northeast Regionals TBA
    Friday, Oct 23
    vs ITA Northeast Regionals TBA
    Saturday, Oct 24
    vs ITA Northeast Regionals TBA
    Sunday, Oct 25
    vs ITA Northeast Regionals TBA
    Monday, Oct 26
    vs ITA Northeast Regionals TBA
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