Maryland Tennis Splits With Penn, Princeton

March 2, 2003

PRINCETON, N.J. - The University of Maryland women's tennis team split matches with ivy league schools Pennsylvania and Princeton this weekend, beating Princeton on Sunday, 6-1. Maryland lost to the University of Pennsylvania Saturday afternoon, 6-1.

Against Penn, Chloe Chavardes (St. Nomlabreteche, France) beat Caroline Stanislowski, 6-4, 3-6, 10-6.

Against Princeton, the Terps won all three of their doubles matches, and five out of six singles matches. At the No. 2 seed, junior Emily Marker (Ann Arbor, Mich.) and Ramona But (Timisoara, Romania) beat Princeton's Kavitha Krishnamurthy and Mateya McCoy, 8-3.

Marker also won her singles match against Princeton's Stephanie Berg, 6-1, 6-3. But, Andrea Fusea (Bucharest, Romania) and Jennifer Dent (Safety Harbor, Fla.) also won their singles matches in straight sets.

The Terps improve to 7-2 on the season, and will return to the court on March 7, when they travel to Virginia Tech. That match is scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m.

Maryland 1, Pennsylvania 6

No. 1 Alice Pirsu (PENN) def. Ramona But (MD), 6-1, 6-2
No. 2 Nicole Ptak (PENN) def. Emily Marker (MD), 6-1, 7-6
No. 3 Raluca Ciulei (PENN) def. Andreea Fusea (MD), 6-0, 6-4
No. 4 Sanela Kunovac (PENN) def. Marta Jedrzejak (MD)
No. 5 Shelah Chao (PENN) def. Jennifer Dent (MD), 6-4, 6-2
No. 6 Chloe Chavardes (MD) def. Caroline Stanislawski (PENN), 6-3, 3-6, 10-6

No. 1 Pirsu/Chao (PENN) def. Marker/But (MD), 8-6
No. 2 Ciulei/Ptak (PENN) def. Fusea/Dent (MD), 8-2
No. 3 Kunovac/Schweky (PENN) def. Jedrzejak/Chavardes (MD), 8-4

Maryland 6, Princeton 1

No. 1 Ramona But (MD) def. Kavitha Krishnamurthy (PU), 7-5, 6-1
No. 2 Emily Marker (MD) def. Stephanie Berg (PU), 6-1, 6-3
No. 3 Andreea Fusea (MD) def. Jackie Arcario (PU), 6-4, 6-2
No. 4 Marta Jedrzejak (MD) def. Mateya McCoy (PU), 6-1, 1-6, 6-2
No. 5 Susan Meng (PU) def. Jennifer Dent (MD), 7-6, 6-1
No. 6 Chloe Chavardes (MD) def. Avantiki Bhargava, 4-6, 6-1, 6-2

No. 1 Marker/But (MD) def. Krishnamurthy/McCoy (PU), 8-3
No. 2 Fusea/Dent (MD) def. Meng/Bhargava (PU), 8-4
No. 3 Jedrzejak/Chavardes (MD) def. Berg/Kobishyn, 8-6