Women's tennis falls to Columbia, 6-1

Cassandra Dix
 
Cassandra Dix
 
Women's Tennis Home

HEADLINES
Stony Brook eighth in regional rankings

Stony Brook falls to No. 14 Stanford in NCAA first round

Stony Brook opens NCAA Tournament at Stanford Friday

RELATED LINKS
Stony Brook on Facebook
Stony Brook on Twitter
Tennis Camps

March 2, 2013

New York, N.Y. -

The Stony Brook women's tennis team fell to No. 46 Columbia, 6-1, at the Dick Savitt Tennis Center on Saturday. Senior Nini Lagvilava (Tbilsi, Georgia) picked up the only point for Stony Brook, rallying to win in three sets at No. 1 singles.

Columbia's Nicole Bartnik topped Lagvilava, 6-4, in the first set, but Lagvilava answered in the second set to force a third-set tiebreaker. Lagvilava outlasted Bartnik in the third set, winning 10-8.

Sophomore Cassandra Dix (Northamptonshire, U.K.) also forced a third-set tiebreaker, but fell in the final set, 10-3.

The Seawolves will be in Rhode Island next weekend, facing Brown and Bryant.

Columbia 6, Stony Brook 1
Doubles:
1. Sanon/Vaidya def. Movchan/Altansarnai 8-3
2. Kovacevic/Takenaga vs. Shtilkind/Badoche 6-2 DNF
3. Bartnik/Leung def. Lagvilana/Dix 8-1

Singles:
1. Nini Lagvilava def. Nicole Bartnik 4-6, 6-4, 10-8
2. Bianca Sanon def. Polina Movchan 6-4, 6-3
3. Kanika Vaidya def. Jackie Altansarnai 6-0, 6-3
4. Crystal Leung def. Becky Shtilkind 6-4, 6-1
5. Tiana Takenaga def. Louise Badoche 6-0, 6-1
6. Katarina Kovacevic def. Cassandra Dix 7-5, 2-6, 10-3