Chratian Leads Rhody Contingent at Brown Invitational

Photo Credit: Mike Scott
Photo Credit: Mike Scott

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Sophomore Erin Chratian won a pair of singles matches to lead Rhode Island at the Brown Invitational over the weekend.

Playing in Draw Two along with sophomore Paulina Loredo, Chratian delivered wins over opponents from Stony Brook and Brown. She defeated Stony Brook's Sasha Bekirova, 6-2, 6-1 on Saturday. On the third day, she closed out her stint with a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Brown's Peri Sheinin.

Junior Halah Davis and freshman Nadia Rajan also picked up a singles wins for the Rams over the weekend. Playing in Draw Three, Davis defeated Sarah Mezini from Massachusetts, 6-4, 6-4, while Rajan beat Mezini 6-2, 6-3. Davis and freshman Nadia Rajan also picked up a doubles victory, beating the UMass team of Mezini and Tami Comins, 6-1. 

Rhode Island Results
Draw One - Singles
Tiara Higuchi

Lost to Britany Lau (Brown); 1-6, 6-4, 6-3
Lost to Nina Paripovic (Dartmouth); 6-0, 4-6, 7-5
Lost to Ryan Peus (Brown); 6-4, 2-1 (ret.)

Mihaela Codreanu
Lost to Courtney Kowalsky (Brown); 6-0, 4-6, 7-5
Lost to Allison McCann (Dartmouth); 3-6, 6-2, 6-0
Lost to Julia Newman (Brown); 6-4, 6-2

Draw One - Doubles

Lost to Lau/Kowalsky (Brown); 6-1
Lost to Paripovic/McCann (Dartmouth); 6-3
Lost to Peus/Newman (Brown); 6-2

Draw Two -  Singles
Rachel Smilansky
Lost to Maria Pinto Ribeiro (Stony Brook); 6-2, 6-3
Lost to Peri Sheinin (Brown); 7-5, 6-2
Lost to Shasha Bekirova (Stony Brook); 6-4, 2-6, 6-2

Sydney Chratian
Lost to Kristine Theys (Stony Brook); 6-2, 6-7, 10-6
Lost to Sophia Reddy (Brown); 6-1, 6-4
Lost to Nolwenn Cardoso (Stony Brook); 5-7, 7-2 (2), 10-6

Erin Chratian
Lost to Nicole Conard (Dartnouth); 6-0, 6-4
Defeated Sasha Bekirova (Stony Brook); 6-2, 6-1
Defeated Peri Sheinin (Brown); 6-1, 6-1

Paulina Loredo
Lost to Catherine Cable (Dartmouth); 6-3, 6-3
Lost to Mathilde Sreeves (Stony Brook); 7-5, 7-6 (1)
Lost to Sophia Reddy (Brown); 6-2, 6-7 (5), 10-6

Draw Two - Doubles
Smilansky/S. Chratian
Lost to Sheinin/Reddy (Brown); 6-3
Lost to Ribeiro/Theys (Stony Brook); 6-3
Defeated Bekirova/Cardoso (Stony Brook); 6-2

E. Chratian/Loredo
Lost to Conard/Cable (Dartmouth); 6-2
Defeated Bekirova/Sreeves (Stony Brook); 6-2
Lost to Sheinin/Reddy (Brown); 6-2

Draw Three -  Singles
Halah Davis
Defeated Sarah Mezini (UMass); 6-4, 6-4
Lost to Loreto Rubio (Stony Brook); 6-4, 7-6 (5)

Nadia Rajan
Lost to Loreto Rubio (Stony Brook); 4-6, 6-4, 6-3
Defeated Sarah Mezini (UMass); 6-2, 6-3

Draw Two - Doubles
Lost to Rubio/Cardoso (Stony Brook); 8-4
Defeated Comins/Mezini (UMass); 6-1