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
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
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
The Sage Colleges 0-1
Saint Rose 1-0
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2); Singles (1,2,3,4,5)