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Women's Tennis posts 9-0 win over MCLA on Friday

Women's Tennis posts 9-0 win over MCLA on Friday

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

 Singles competition

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


 Doubles competition

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


Match Notes:

The Sage Colleges 3-1

MCLA 1-4

T-2:40  A-15