Women's Tennis Falls at Cornell, 5-2

Women's Tennis Falls at Cornell, 5-2

ITHACA, N.Y. - The Temple women's tennis team came up against another tough Ivy League school, falling at Cornell 5-2 on Sunday, February 5, 2012. TU falls to 0-2 on the year.

Cornell breezed through the doubles matches, sweeping Temple to take a 1-0 lead.

The host team jumped out to a 2-0 lead with Gabby Sullivan's 6-0, 6-2 win over Rebecca Breland at number five. The Owls got within one when Yana Mavrina defeated Sarah O'Neil, 6-0, 6-2 at the first flight.

The match was decided after the Big Red took wins at numbers three and six. Paola Calderon was TU's only other singles winner, taking a thriller over Lauren Frazier at number four, 6-7(5), 6-1, 10-2.

The Owls are 0-2 and will be back in action on Friday, February 10, when they host Atlantic 10 foe Massachusetts at 11 a.m. at Arthur Ashe Tennis Center.

Cornell 5, Temple 2
Singles

1.  Yana Mavrina (T) def. Sarah O'Neil (CU), 6-0, 6-2
2.  Christine Ordway (CU) def. Jordan Batey (T), 6-3, 2-6, 6-4
3.  Ryann Young (CU) def. Alicia Doms (T), 6-0, 7-5
4.  Paola Calderon (T) def. Lauren Frazier (CU), 6-7(5), 6-1, 10-2
5.  Gabby Sullivan (CU) def. Rebecca Breland (T), 6-0, 6-2
6.  Sara Perelman (CU) def. Agnese Rozite (T), 1-6, 6-3, 6-1
Order of Finish: 5, 1, 3, 6, 4, 2
Bonus Match: Rosemary Li (CU) def. Carly Bohman (T), 8-2

Doubles
1.  O'Neil/Ordway (CU) def. Alicia Doms/Mavrina (T), 8-5
2.  Frazier/Sullivan (CU) def. Breland/Rozite (T), 8-6
3.  Li/Perelman (CU) def. Batey/Calderon (T), 8-3
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