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Women’s Tennis Preps For Spring Season At Cornell Winter Invitational

Doubles' Team Wins Consolation Crown

January 29, 2012

Women’s Tennis Preps For Spring Season At Cornell Winter Invitational

Ithaca, NY—

The doubles team comprised of senior Jillian Santos and freshman Katherine Medianik won three matches, taking home the consolation championship in the A flight at this weekend’s Cornell Winter Invite. Santos and Medianik defeated Army’s duo of Alyssa Gleason and Carly Riney 8-5 Sunday afternoon.

On the singles’ side, senior Marina Bykovskaya turned in the best performance of the weekend for the Bearcats finishing third with a 7-5, 6-2 victory over Columbia’s Amy Li. Bykovskaya has picked up a team-high 8 singles’ wins this year and has 59 career singles’ victories. Freshman Taylor Hollander picked up a pair of victories, before falling in the semi-finals of the A Flight Bracket.

The event which featured teams from Cornell, Army, Colgate and Columbia had no team scoring and was the last tune up for the Bearcats before spring season kicks off February 3 at Army.

Flight A doubles
1st Round
Edelblum/leibowicz, bing def shea/wanhainen, colgate 8-5
2nd Round
Frazier/sullivan, cornell def medinik/santos, bing 8-2
Turudic/young, cornell def edelblum/leibowicz, bing 8-1
Santos/Medianik, Bing def Shea/Wanhainen, Colgate 8-2
Saavedra/Parker, Army def Edelblum/Leibowicz, Bing 8-5
Santos Medianik, Bing def Petrini/Brown, Bing 8-3
Flight A doubles consolation final
Santos/medianik, bing def gleason/riney, army 8-5

Flight B Doubles
2nd Round
Bykovskaya/hollander, bing def rock/golden, colgate 8-2
Ordway/malinchak, cornell def rubin/fridman, bing 8-0
Semi Finals
Kovacevic/Leung, Columbia def Bykovskaya/Hollander, Bing 8-3
Davis/Li, Columbia def Rubin/Fridman, Bing 8-4

Flight A singles
1st round
Hollander, bing def (1) bartnick, columbia 2-6, 7-6 (7-4), 1-0 in tie break ret. Inj.
(4) Ordway, cornell def medianik, bing 6-1,6-1
(3) Santos, bing def wanhainen, colgate 6-1,6-0
2nd Round
Hollander, Bing def Turudic, Cornell 1-6,6-2,10-5
Alecsiu, Columbia def Santos, Bing 6-0,6-4
Semi Final
Ordway, Cornell def Hollander, Bing 6-3,6-3
Medianik, Bing def Brown, Colgate 6-1,6-3
Riney, Army def Medianik, Bing 4-6,7-5,10-8

Flight B singles
1st round
Fridman, bing def hanson, army 6-1,6-2
(2) Bykovskaya, bing def silvers, colgate 6-1,6-1
Emma leibowicz received a default
2nd Round
Frazier, Cornell def Leibowicz, Bing 6-0,6-1
Sullivan, Cornell def Fridman, Bing 6-3,6-1
Bykovskaya, Bing def Malinchak, Cornell 3-6,7-5,10-5
Semi Final
Frazier, Cornell def Bykovskaya, Bing 6-1,6-7(4-7),12-10
Flight B singles 3rd place
Bykovskaya, bing def Li, columbia 7-5,6-2

Flight C singles
2nd round
Kiser, army def rubin, bing 6-1,6-1
Edelblum, bing def finn, colgate 6-2,6-4
Li, Cornell def Edelblum, Bing 6-1,6-0
Rauh, Colgate def Rubin, Bing 0-6,2-5 ret inj





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