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Yeshiva tops Gators in Skyline Tennis opener, 7-2

Yeshiva tops Gators in Skyline Tennis opener, 7-2

Edgewater, NJ – The Sage College's women's tennis team travelled to the Binghamton Racquet Club and opened Skyline Conference play on Sunday afternoon facing Yeshiva University. Yeshiva posted the 7-2 win to improve to 3-1 overall and 2-1 in the Skyline Conference. The setback puts the Gators at 1-5 overall and 0-1 in the league.

For the Gators, Sage's senior co-captain Kirsten Ackerman (Guilderland, NY/Guilderland) and sophomore Erin Duffy (Castleton, NY/Maple Hill) were victorious at No. 1 doubles as they beat Shanie Hava and Jannah Eichenbaum, 9-7. Ackerman had her perfect singles record snapped as Hava was a winner in three sets, 2-6, 6-3, 10-8. Duffy posted the Gators' only singles win as she downed Eichenbaum, 6-4, 4-6, 10-5.

With Sunday's loss, Ackerman is now 35-4 in singles play at Sage, while holding a combined career record of 64-12.

Sage returns to action on September 17 on the road at Utica College in a 4 p.m. non-conference contest.

Tennis Match Results

The Sage Colleges vs Yeshiva University

Sep 14, 2014 at Binghamton Racquet Club

(Edgewater, NJ)


Yeshiva University 7, The Sage Colleges 2


 Singles competition

1. Hava, Shani (YU-W) def. Ackerman, Kirsten (SAGEWOM) 2-6, 6-3, 10-8

2. Duffy, Erin (SAGEWOM) def. Tepler, Jenny (YU-W) 2-6, 6-3, 10-2

3. Eichenbaum, Jannah (YU-W) def. Schultz, Katie (SAGEWOM) 6-4, 4-6, 10-5

4. Frucher, Lindsay (YU-W) def. Bendall, Lauren (SAGEWOM) 6-1, 6-0

5. Shapiro, Galila (YU-W) def. Faas, Alex (SAGEWOM) 6-3, 6-3

6. Hirt, Tova (YU-W) def. Tolman, Lindsey (SAGEWOM) 6-1, 6-0


 Doubles competition

1. Ackerman, Kirsten/Duffy, Erin (SAGEWOM) def. Hava, Shani/Eichenbaum, Jannah (YU-W) 9-7

2. Tepler, Jenny/Hirt, Tova (YU-W) def. Schultz, Katie/Bendall, Lauren (SAGEWOM) 8-1

3. Frucher, Lindsay/Shapiro, Galila (YU-W) def. Faas, Alex/Tolman, Lindsey (SAGEWOM) 8-2


Match Notes:

The Sage Colleges 1-5, 0-1

Yeshiva University 3-2, 3-1 Skyline

T-3:40  A-20