Welcome to ScarletKnights.com
    • iPad/iPhone App
    • Find us on Facebook
    • Twitter
    • RSS Feed
    • Get Text Alerts
Rutgers Tennis Drops 6-1 Decision to Barry
Petrini earns Scarlet Knights’ point
  • Posted on March 17, 2013 9:37:53 PM
  • Increase Font SizeDecrease Font Size
  • RSS Feed
  • Subscribe
  • PISCATAWAY, N.J. (March 17, 2013) – In its first match of the spring break trip, the Rutgers women’s tennis team fell to Barry University, 6-1, at the Buccaneer Tennis Center in Miami Shores, Fla., Sunday.

    The match consisted of one doubles competition worth two points and five singles contests worth one point each.

    The Scarlet Knights fell to 7-5 (3-1 BIG EAST) on the season, while Barry University improved to 16-0. The Buccaneers are ranked No. 4 in Division II.

    Junior Vanessa Petrini (Stamford, Conn.) picked up Rutgers’ point in No. 1 singles play, downing Elisabeth Abanda of Barry (6-4, 6-3). Petrini improved to 7-5 on the season, putting her third on the squad in wins.

    Rutgers next takes on Nova Southeastern, ranked No. 17 in Division II, tomorrow, March 18, in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., at 1 p.m.

    Barry 6, Rutgers 1

    Singles

    No. 1: Vanessa Petrini (RU) def. Elisabeth Abanda (BU), 6-4, 6-3

    No. 2: Emma Onila (BU) def. Gina Li (RU), 6-3, 6-2

    No. 3: Karina Goia (BU) def. Stefania Balasa (RU), 6-3, 6-4

    No. 4: Akemi Maehama (BU) def. Noor Judeh (RU), 7-6 (7-1), 6-0

    No. 5: Isabela Miro (BU) def. Lindsay Balsamo (RU), 6-0, 6-4

    Doubles

    No. 1: Linda Fritschken/Kimmy Twelker (BU) def. Lindsey Kayati/Mariam Zein (RU), 6-2, 6-0

    Follow Rutgers Athletics on Facebook (www.facebook.com/RutgersAthletics) and Twitter (@RUAthletics) for all of the latest news and updates. For specific updates regarding women’s tennis, follow the program on Twitter @RUwtennis.

    RutgersShop.com
    Rutgers Auctions
    Bank of America
    AT&T Text Alerts
    Fan I Am
    New Jersey Audi Dealers
    Join the Jr. Knights Club
    Join the Jr. Knights Club Dance Team



    • Acme Nissan








    • Somerset Medical Center

    • Rutgers Center of Management Development
    • NJ National Guard


    • Rutgers Barbershop

    • University Pain Medicine Center

    BIG EAST Conference