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Bard posts 6-3 win over Gators in women's tennis play

Bard posts 6-3 win over Gators in women's tennis play

Annandale-on-Hudson, NY – The Sage Colleges' women's tennis team travelled to Bard College for a non-conference match on Wednesday night. The host Raptors tallied a 6-3 win to improve to 6-3 on the season. The loss puts Sage at 8-5 overall.

For the 2013 Gators they picked up wins at No. 1 and No. 6 singles, while winning No. 1 doubles in the action.

At No. 1 singles, Sage's junior Kirsten Ackerman (Rensselear, NY/Guilderland) beat Julia DeFabo, 6-1, 6-1 to elevate her season record to 15-2. The reining Skyline Conference Co-Player of the Week, she teamed at No. 1 doubles with senior Nicole Riley (Catskill, NY/Catskill) for an 8-6 win. The Gator top duo is now 12-3 on the fall with other another.  Rookie Shanessa Mendoza (North Plainfield, NJ/North Plainfield) picked up a victory in singles at the No. 6 spot on the ladder and is now 7-2 this fall.

Tennis Match Results                          The Sage Colleges vs Bard College

Oct 16, 2013 at Bard College                         (Stevenson Courts)

Bard College 6, The Sage Colleges 3


 Singles competition

1. Ackerman, Kirsten (SAGEWOM) def. Julia DeFabo (BARD-W) 6-1, 6-1

2. Nelle Plotkin (BARD-W) def. Duffy, Erin (SAGEWOM) 6-3, 3-6, 10-8

3. Albina Muzafarova (BARD-W) def. Schultz, Katie (SAGEWOM) 6-0, 6-1

4. Lia Soorenian (BARD-W) def. Bendall, Lauren (SAGEWOM) 6-0, 6-3

5. Amanda Gan (BARD-W) def. Hayward, Mary Kate (SAGEWOM) 6-2, 6-1

6. Mendoza, Shanessa (SAGEWOM) def. Caia Diepenbrock (BARD-W) 6-4, 6-3


 Doubles competition

1. Ackerman, Kirsten/Schultz, Katie (SAGEWOM) def. Julia DeFabo/Albina Muzafarova (BARD-W) 8-6

2. Nelle Plotkin/Lia Soorenian (BARD-W) def. Duffy, Erin/Bendall, Lauren (SAGEWOM) 8-3

3. Amanda Gan/Caia Diepenbrock (BARD-W) def. Hayward, Mary Kate/Mendoza, Shanessa (SAGEWOM) 8-4


Match Notes:

The Sage Colleges 8-5

Bard College 6-3

T-2:55  A-15