North Adams, MA – The Sage Colleges' women's tennis team travelled to Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts on Friday afternoon for a rescheduled match. The Gators posted a 9-0 win to improve to 3-1 on the year, while the loss puts the Trailblazers at 1-4.
Sage's junior Kirsten Ackerman (Rensselear, NY/Guilderland) was a double winner as she posted a 6-0, 6-0 victory over Kelley Bryant and then teamed at No. 1 doubles for an 8-2 win there with her partner senior Nicole Riley (Catskill, NY/Catskill). Riley added a 6-1, 6-3 win at No.2 singles as well for Sage.
Ackerman is now 17-0 lifetime at Sage in dual match singles play and 18-1 overall in singles as a Gator and is this week's reining Skyline Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week.
Sage returns to action on Saturday, September 14 travelling to Farmingdale State College for a 1 p.m. Skyline Conference match.
Tennis Match Results The Sage Colleges vs MCLA
Sep 13, 2013 at North Adams, MA (MCLA)
The Sage Colleges 9, MCLA 0
1. Ackerman, Kristen (SAGEWOM) def. Kelley Bryant (MCLA) 6-0, 6-0
2. Riley, Nicole (SAGEWOM) def. Danielle Wiencek (MCLA) 6-1, 6-3
3. Duffy, Erin (SAGEWOM) def. Stephanie Giardina (MCLA) 6-1, 7-5
4. Schultz, Katie (SAGEWOM) def. Ama Adwetewa-Badu (MCLA) 6-0, 6-0
5. Mendozza, Shanessa (SAGEWOM) def. Kylie Dumas (MCLA) 6-0, 6-0
6. Fowler, Dana (SAGEWOM) def. Lily O'Neill (MCLA) 6-4, 6-4
1. Ackerman, Kristen/Riley, Nicole (SAGEWOM) def. Stephanie Giardina/Kelley Bryant (MCLA) 8-2
2. Duffy, Erin/Schultz, Katie (SAGEWOM) def. Danielle Wiencek/Rebecca Waterhouse (MCLA) 8-1
3. Mendozza, Shanessa/Fowler, Dana (SAGEWOM) def. Ama Adwetewa-Badu/Shelby Gauthier (MCLA) 8-1
The Sage Colleges 3-1