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Ackerman remains perfect, but Gators fall at Hartwick

Ackerman remains perfect, but Gators fall at Hartwick

Oneonta, NY – The Sage Colleges' women's tennis team travelled to Hartwick College on Tuesday afternoon for a non-conference match. The host Hawks recorded a 7-2 win to improve to 1-0 on the season. The loss puts Sage at 1-1 on the year.

Sage's junior Kirsten Ackerman (Rensselear, NY/Guilderland) was a double winner as she posted a 6-1, 6-0 victory over Ruthie Jones at No. 1 singles. She teamed at No. 1 doubles with senior Nicole Riley (Catskill, NY/Catskill) for an 8-5 win.  Ackerman is now 15-0 lifetime at Sage in dual match singles play and 16-1 overall in singles as a Gator after garnering Skyline Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Year honors last fall.

Tennis Match Results

The Sage Colleges vs Hartwick College          Sep 03, 2013 at

Hartwick College 7, The Sage Colleges 2

 Singles competition

1. Ackerman, Kristen (SAGEWOM) def. Ruthie Jones (HC) 6-1, 6-0

2. Nicole Schepisi (HC) def. Riley, Nicole (SAGEWOM) 6-2, 6-2

3. Rebecca Clark (HC) def. Duffy, Erin (SAGEWOM) 6-0, 6-4

4. Kristen Napolitano (HC) def. Schultz, Katie (SAGEWOM) 6-1, 6-7, 10-4

5. Caitlin O'Brien (HC) def. Hayward, Mary Kate (SAGEWOM) 6-1, 6-1

6. Lauren Noyes (HC) def. Fowler, Dana (SAGEWOM) 6-1, 6-2


 Doubles competition

1. Ackerman, Kristen/Riley, Nicole (SAGEWOM) def. Ruthie Jones/Nicole Schepisi (HC) 8-5

2. Rebecca Clark/Michaela Finegan (HC) def. Duffy, Erin/Schultz, Katie (SAGEWOM) 8-2

3. Kristen Napolitano/Lauren Noyes (HC) def. Bendall, Lauren/Houbre, Jessica (SAGEWOM) 8-0


Match Notes:              The Sage Colleges 1-1                        Hartwick College 1-0


Sage returns to action on September 7 travelling to Johnson State College for a non-conference match commencing at 1 p.m.