Oneonta, NY – Sage's women's tennis team opened the 2015 season on Thursday afternoon travelling to Hartwick College for a non-conference match. The season opener for both clubs, the host Hawks recorded the 9-0 win to improve to 1-0, while Sage drops to 0-1.
The contest saw senior co-captain Katie Schultz (Wynantskill, NY/Averill Park) make the start at No. 1 singles, but she fell in three sets to Hartwick's Heidi Rice, 4-6, 6-1, 10-1. Joining Schultz in the Gators' lineup is freshman Emily Schultz (Wynantskill, NY/Averill Park) as she took to the court at No. 3 singles, dropping a 6-0, 6-0 decision to Hartwick's Kelly Napolitano.
Katie Schultz teamed at No. 1 doubles with junior Alex Faas (Rensselaer, NY/Columbia), but dropped their first match together, 8-6 to Rice and Rose Natoli.
The Gators are back in action on September 5 travelling to MCLA for a noon non-conference match.
Tennis Match Results The Sage Colleges vs Hartwick
09/03/15 at Oneonta, NY (Hartwick Courts)
Hartwick 9, The Sage Colleges 0
1. Heidi Rice (HARTWICK) def. Schultz, Katie (SAGE-W) 4-6, 6-1, 10-1
2. Rose Natoli (HARTWICK) def. Estremera, Melissa (SAGE-W) 6-0, 6-1
3. Kelly Napolitano (HARTWICK) def. Schultz, Emily (SAGE-W) 6-0, 6-0
4. Caitlin O'Brien (HARTWICK) def. Faas, Alex (SAGE-W) 6-1, 6-2
5. Jaclyn LaSita (HARTWICK) def. Tolman, Lindsey (SAGE-W) 6-2, 6-1
6. Kelli Ryan (HARTWICK) def. Singh, Amrita (SAGE-W) 6-1, 6-0
1. Heidi Rice/Rose Natoli (HARTWICK) def. Schultz, Katie/Faas, Alex (SAGE-W) 8-6
2. Kelly Napolitano/Kelli Ryan (HARTWICK) def. Schultz, Emily/Estremera, Melissa (SAGE-W) 8-1
3. Caitlin O'Brien/Jaclyn LaSita (HARTWICK) def. Tolman, Lindsey/Singh, Amrita (SAGE-W) 8-0
Match Notes: The Sage Colleges 0-1, Hartwick 1-0 A-25