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Gators fall to Saint Rose, 4-3 in women's tennis play

Gators fall to Saint Rose, 4-3 in women's tennis play

Latham, NY – The Sage College's women's tennis team travelled to the Tri-City Tennis Club for a match held indoors. The Golden Knights collected a 4-3 win to improve to 1-0, while Sage falls to 1-2 on the season.

For the Gators, Sage's senior co-captains Kirsten Ackerman (Guilderland, NY/Guilderland) was a winner at No. 1 singles, besting SRC's Isabella Cubillos, 6-1, 6-1. Senior Katie Schultz (Wynantskill, NY/Averill Park) added as win at No. 3 singles, beating Megan Stacklum, 7-6, 6-1.  Sage triumphed at No. 6 singles with a forfeit win and at third doubles.

Ackerman and senior Lauren Bendall (Rome, NY/Rome Free Academy) fell at No. 1 doubles to Cubillos and Paige Southwhick, 8-4. The loss was the first of the year for the Gators at No. 1 doubles.

Ackerman is now 3-0 this fall and 33-3 on her Sage singles career, combined with her doubles play, she now owns a combined career record of 60-11.

Sage returns to action on September 8 travelling to Western New England University for a match at 3:30 p.m.

Tennis Match Results                          The Sage Colleges vs Saint Rose

Sep 06, 2014 at Albany, N.Y.               (Kelton Courts)

Saint Rose 4, The Sage Colleges 3


 Singles competition

1. Ackerman, Kirsten (SAGEWOM) def. Isabella Cubillos (STR) 6-1, 6-1

2. Paige Southwhick (STR) def. Duffy, Erin (SAGEWOM) 7-5, 6-0

3. Schultz, Katie (SAGEWOM) def. Megan Stacklum (STR) 7-6, 6-1

4. KeriAnn Mahoney (STR) def. Bendall, Lauren (SAGEWOM) 6-2, 6-1

5. Alanna, Bergmann (STR) def. Faas, Alex (SAGEWOM) 6-1, 6-1

6. Tolman, Lindsey (SAGEWOM) def. no player (STR), by forfeit


 Doubles competition

1. Isabella Cubillos/Paige Southwhick (STR) def. Ackerman, Kirsten/Bendall, Lauren (SAGEWOM) 8-4

2. Megan Stacklum/Alanna, Bergmann (STR) def. Duffy, Erin/Schultz, Katie (SAGEWOM) 8-3

3. Tolman, Lindsey/Faas, Alex (SAGEWOM) def. no player/no player (STR), by forfeit


Match Notes:

The Sage Colleges 0-1

Saint Rose 1-0

Order of finish: Doubles (1,2); Singles (1,2,3,4,5)