– Rutgers tennis started off its fall campaign at the Brown Invitational Sept. 21-23. The invite featured UMass, Stony Brook and host Brown.
"It was a great weekend for us. The ladies brought a terrific amount of focus and energy each match," said head coach Hilary Ritchie.
"Kristiana went 3-0 in singles, while Tess and Kat went 2-1 in doubles, being edged by a great team. There were a lot of positives from the weekend."
Freshman Kristiana Zahare
led the Scarlet Knights with a flawless 3-0 record in singles action, picking up wins over UMass, Stony Brook, and Brown opponents. Junior Jaci Cochrane
, sophomore Maya Jacobs
, and freshman Sydney Kaplan
all followed with 2-1 marks in singles play.
In doubles action, the duo of junior Kat Muzik
and freshman Tess Fisher
paced the squad with a 2-1 mark. The pair topped opponents from UMass (6-0) and Stony Brook (6-3) before falling in a tight match to Brown (7-6(10-8)).
Rutgers continues the fall season at the Navy Invite from Oct. 5-7.
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