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



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