Bennington, VT – The Sage Colleges' men's tennis team hosted the Eagles of Green Mountain College on Wednesday in a match that was moved indoors and held at Bennington Tennis Center. The Gators posted a 7-2 win to improve to 2-8, while Green Mountain drops to 7-4.
Sage's senior Kirsten Ackerman (Rensselaer, NY/Guilderland) picked up the win at No. 1 singles to improve to 4-1 this season on the men's team and teamed at No. 1 doubles with senior captain Gerard Beaudin (Delmar, NY/Home Schooled) for an 8-3 win.
Sage's rookie Troy Hansen (Nanuet, NY/Nanuet) posted 6-0, 6-2 win over Kyle Walz at No. 4 singles and improves to 4-6 this season. Senior Katie Schultz (Wynantskill, NY/Averill Park) picked up a win at No. 5 singles for Sage as she beat Eric Wade, 6-3, 6-0 and stands at 3-2 this spring. Hansen and Schultz were 8-4 winners at No. 2 doubles to aid in the Sage win.
Sage returns to action on April 23 hosting Hartwick College in a 4 p.m. match at Prospect Park and will honor their seniors in conjunction with Senior Day.
Tennis Match Results
Green Mountain College vs The Sage Colleges
Apr 22, 2015 at Bennington Tennis Club
The Sage Colleges 7, Green Mountain College 2
1. Ackerman, Kirsten (SAGE) def. Jack Hepburn (GMC) 6-2, 6-2
2. Truman Cressey (GMC) def. Beaudin, Gerard (SAGE) 6-3, 3-6, 1-0 (10-7)
3. Grey McCampbell (GMC) def. Castillo, Mark (SAGE) 6-1, 6-3
4. Hansen, Troy (SAGE) def. Kyle Walz (GMC) 6-0, 6-2
5. Schultz, Katie (SAGE) def. Eric Wade (GMC) 6-3, 6-0
6. Estremera, Melissa (SAGE) def. Kathleen Chappelear (GMC) 6-1, 6-1
1. Beaudin, Gerard/Ackerman, Kirsten (SAGE) def. Jack Hepburn/Grey McCampbell (GMC) 8-3
2. Hansen, Troy/Schultz, Katie (SAGE) def. Truman Cressey/Kyle Walz (GMC) 8-4
3. Castillo, Mark/Estremera, Melissa (SAGE) def. Kathleen Chappelear/Alex Reedy (GMC) 8-1
Green Mountain College 7-4
The Sage Colleges 2-8