Women's Tennis Competes In Yale Invitational
Sept. 15, 2003
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The University of Massachusetts women's tennis team traveled to New Haven, Conn. to compete in the Yale Invitational this weekend. The top finisher for the Minutewomen was sophomore Jana Bartoloni (Charleston, Mass.) who advanced to the flight D championship match before falling to Rushmee Patil of Yale, 6-0, 6-3.
In first singles action, junior Stephanie Price (Columbia, Mo.) and senior Jenny Munroe (Valencia, Calif.) both went the distance in their respective matches before losing in third game tiebreakers, 10-4 and 10-5 respectively. In the second singles flight, the Minutewomen met with similar results, as freshman Christine Liehr (Stuttgard, Germany) and sophomore Dorothy Iwanowicz (Weymouth, Mass.) dropped their first round matches. Liehr went on to win the consolation bracket, downing Lorell Zamot from Seton Hall. The third singles flight saw both freshman Elizabeth Conyer ( Paducah, Ky.) and senior Susan Hyams (Cincinnati, Ohio) make the semifinals. The two met in the third place match, with Hyams coming out on top. Flight D saw Bartoloni advance to the finals, while freshman Sadie Sandqvist (Pocatello, Idaho) lost in the first round to the eventual winner, 6-0, 6-0.
In doubles action, flight A saw the teams of Munroe/Price and Hyams/Iwanowicz drop their first-round matches. In the second doubles flight, the teams of Conyer/Liehr and Bartoloni/Sandqvist played to the same result. The consolation brackets were cancelled due to inclement weather.
UMass will next be in action on Friday, Sept. 26, when they travel to St. John's. The match begins at 2:30 p.m.