Troy, NY – The Sage Colleges' women's tennis team hosted the Dutchwomen of Union College on Monday afternoon in a non-conference match at Prospect Park. Union posted an 8-1 win to improve to 4-2 on the year, while the loss puts Sage at 6-4.
The lone win for Sage came at No. 1 singles as junior Kirsten Ackerman (Rensselear, NY/Guilderland) beat freshman Natalia Pronchick (Lexington, MA/Lexington), 6-4, 6-2. The win puts Ackerman at 12-2 this season in singles play.
At No. 1 doubles, Union's Pronchick and rookie Mina Hsia (Fort Lee, NJ/Fort Lee) posted a 9-8 (8-6) win over Ackerman and senior Nicole Riley (Catskill, NY/Catskill), giving Sage's top pair their first dual meet loss of the season. Ackerman and Riley are now 10-2 on the year with a record of 9-1 in dual action. Hsia added a win at No. 2 singles, beating Riley 6-0, 6-0.
The Gators return to action on October 5 travelling to St. Joseph's College (LI) for a 1 p.m. Skyline Conference match.
Tennis Match Results
Union College vs The Sage Colleges Sep 30, 2013 at Troy, NY (Prospect Park)
Union College 8, The Sage Colleges 1
1. Ackerman, Kirsten (SAGEWOM) def. Natalia Pronchick (UNION) 6-4, 6-2
2. Mine Hsia (UNION) def. Riley, Nicole (SAGEWOM) 6-0, 6-0
3. Margaret Oppenheim (UNION) def. Duffy, Erin (SAGEWOM) 6-3, 6-0
4. Kathryn Collins (UNION) def. Schultz, Katie (SAGEWOM) 6-2, 6-2
5. Samantha Muratori (UNION) def. Bendall, Lauren (SAGEWOM) 6-0, 6-1
6. Emily Newman (UNION) def. Fowler, Dana (SAGEWOM) 6-0, 6-0
1. Natalia Pronchick/Mine Hsia (UNION) def. Ackerman, Kirsten/Riley, Nicole (SAGEWOM) 9-8 (8-6)
2. Samantha Muratori/Kathryn Collins (UNION) def. Duffy, Erin/Hayward, Mary Kate (SAGEWOM) 8-2
3. Margaret Oppenheim/Emily Newman (UNION) def. Race, Julia/Mendoza, Shanessa (SAGEWOM) 8-1
Match Notes: Union College 4-2, The Sage Colleges 6-4 T-2:35 A-5