Gators hang tough in match against FSC

Gators hang tough in match against FSC

Troy, NY—The Sage Colleges hosted Skyline Conference opponent Farmingdale State College on Saturday afternoon at Prospect Park. The Rams posted a 7-2 win to improve to 7-1 and 3-0 in the Skyline Conference. Sage falls to 4-7 overall with a 2-2 conference record.

FSC led 2-1 after doubles play as the Gator tandem of sophomore Mary Kate Hayward (Queensbury, NY/Glens Falls) and freshman Amy Delaney (Little Falls, NY/Little Falls) recorded an 8-4 win over the Rams' junior Rachel Tomasulo (Valley Stream, NY/Valley Stream South) and freshman Amanda Veccio (Shirley, NY/William Floyd).

Breaking up Farmingdale's singles wins was junior Christina Kroder (Catskil, NY/Catskill) as she beat Veccio, 7-5, 6-4 at fifth singles. FSC's rookie Jessica Sickles (Massapequa Park, NY/Massapequa) beat Sage's junior Isabella Pericone (Scotia, NY/Burnt Hills) at No. 1 singles, 6-4, 6-2. She teamed at No. doubles with junior Kristina Rossano (Franklin Square, NY/Carey) for an 8-5 win over Perricon and junior Danielle Sidoti (East Greenbush, NY/Columbia).

Sage will host Purchase College on October 13 in Prospect Park in a Skyline Conference match commencing at 4 p.m. The Gators will honor their 2011 senior, Briana Bixler (Highland, NY/Highland) in conjunction with Senior Day.

Tennis Match Results

Farmingdale State vs The Sage Colleges               Oct 08, 2011 at Troy, NY (Prospect Park)
Farmingdale State 7, The Sage Colleges 2      T-2:30  A-35 
 Singles competition
1. Sickles, Jessica (FSCW) def. Pericone, Isabella (SAGEWOM) 6-4, 6-2
2. Bentz, Alex (FSCW) def. Sidoti, Danielle (SAGEWOM) 6-1, 6-1
3. Rossano, Kristina (FSCW) def. Hayward, Mary Kate (SAGEWOM) 6-0, 6-2
4. Earlie, Laura (FSCW) def. DiNovo, Teresa (SAGEWOM) 6-0, 6-4
5. Kroder, Christina (SAGEWOM) def. Vecchio, Amanda (FSCW) 7-5, 6-4
6. Lebrun, Alex (FSCW) def. Argust, Allison (SAGEWOM) 6-2, 6-2
 Doubles competition
1. Sickles, Jessica/Rossano, Kristina (FSCW) def. Pericone, Isabella/Sidoti, Danielle (SAGEWOM) 8-5
2. Bentz, Alex/Earlie, Laura (FSCW) def. Kroder, Christina/DiNovo, Teresa (SAGEWOM) 8-1
3. Hayward, Mary Kate/Delaney, Amy (SAGEWOM) def. Tomasulo, Rachel/Vecchio, Amanda (FSCW) 8-4
Match Notes:   Farmingdale State 7-1, 3-0 Skyline    The Sage Colleges 4-7, 2-2 Skyline
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