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
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
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
The Sage Colleges 8-5
Bard College 6-3