Brown took the doubles points as it claimed victories at both second and third doubles. The Bulls did pick up a win at first doubles as UB’s regionally-ranked team of Denise Harijanto and Aleksandra Petrova defeated Bianca Aboubakare and Casey Herzberg, who was ranked third in the region and 71st in the nation, 8-5.
Harijanto and Petrova also picked up wins for UB in singles play, both doing so in straight sets. Harijanto defeated Herzberg at first singles, 6-1, 6-4. Herberg entered today’s match seventh in the region in singles. Petrova defeated Misia Krasowski, 7-6 (2), 6-3 at third singles for UB’s second point of the afternoon. Brown took the other four matches in straight sets.
The Bulls begin conference play this upcoming weekend as they head to Akron for a meeting with the Zips. Akron was picked first in the MAC in the preseason poll. The match is set for 1:00 pm.
#62 Brown 5, Buffalo 2
1. Harijanto/Petrova (Buffalo) def. Aboubakare/Herzberg (Brown) 8-5
2. Krasowski/Flanzer (Brown) def. Golenko/Markovic (Buffalo) 8-4
3. Schonfeld/Ellis (Brown) def. Popescu/Toia (Buffalo) 8-5
1. Denise Harijanto (Buffalo) def. Casey Herzberg (Brown) 6-1, 6-4
2. Bianca Aboubakare (Brown) def. Diana Popescu (Buffalo) 7-6(9), 6-1
3. Aleksandra Petrova (Buffalo) def. Misia Krasowski (Brown) 7-6(2), 6-3
4. Julie Flanzer (Brown) def. Kira Golenko (Buffalo) 6-2, 6-4
5. Cate Stewart (Brown) def. Diana Toia (Buffalo) 6-1, 6-2
6. Marisa Schonfeld (Brown) def. Tamara Markovic (Buffalo) 6-2, 7-5