#28 women's tennis trounces Occidental, 9-0

LOS ANGELES, Calif. --The 28th-ranked Brandeis women's tennis team rallied from its first loss of the season to defeat Occidental College handily, 9-0, in the third of a five-match February break trip to California. The Judges improve to 4-1, while the Tigers fall to 0-3.

In six of the nine matches, the Judges only gave up two games or fewer in the entire match. Sophomore Faith Broderick (Washingtonville, N.Y./Washingtonville) led the charge in singles action by not dropping a game, 6-0, 6-0, at No. 2, while senior Mackenzie Gallegos (Friendswood, Texas/Friendswood) and junior Nina Levine (Wesport, Conn./Staples) took an 8-0 decision at No. 2 doubles.

The longest match of the day was won by senior Rachel Rosman (Bonita Springs, Fla./Estero) at No. 1 singles. Rosman dropped the first set in a tiebreaker, 6-7 (6-8), but rallied to sweep the second, 6-0, and take the third-set super tiebreaker, 10-6. Rookie Marissa Lazar (Hewlitt, N.Y./Lynbrook) won her first collegiate match at No. 6 singles, also rallying from a set down to win, 2-6, 6-3, 10-7.

#28 Brandeis University 9, Occidental College 0
Feb 24, 2011 at Los Angeles, Calif.

Singles competition
1. Rachel Rosman (BRWTEN) def. Kris Subbiah (OXY) 6-7 (6-8), 6-0, 10-6
2. Faith Broderick (BRWTEN) def. Jessica Go (OXY) 6-0, 6-0
3. Mackenzie Gallegos (BRWTEN) def. Katrina Gould (OXY) 6-1, 6-0
4. Allyson Bernstein (BRWTEN) def. Isabelle Ying (OXY) 6-1, 6-1
5. Roberta Bergstein (BRWTEN) def. Emily Wilde (OXY) 6-0, 6-1
6. Marissa Lazar (BRWTEN) def. Rachel Washtien (OXY) 2-6, 6-3, 10-7
Doubles competition
1. Rachel Rosman/Faith Broderick (BRWTEN) def. Kris Subbiah/Rachel Washtien (OXY) 8-3
2. Mackenzie Gallegos/Nina Levine (BRWTEN) def. Jessica Go/Isabelle Ying (OXY) 8-0
3. Roberta Bergstein/Alexa Katz (BRWTEN) def. Emily Wilde/Jessie Hernandez (OXY) 8-1
Match Notes
Brandeis University 4-1; National ranking #28
Occidental College 0-3