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Sage posts impressive win over St. Joseph's-Brooklyn in key Skyline Women's Tennis Match

Sage posts impressive win over St. Joseph's-Brooklyn in key Skyline Women's Tennis Match

Troy, NY – Sage's women's tennis team hosted the Bears of St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) on Friday afternoon in a Skyline Conference match-up. The Gators tallied a big 7-1 win to improve to 1-7 overall and 1-2 in the league. While SJC-Brooklyn drops to 1-2 overall and 0-2 in the league.

Sage team co-captain Katie Schultz (Wynantskill, NY/Averill Park) added a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 1 singles as she beat freshman Denise Tretotola (Brooklyn, NY) and stands at 3-5 in singles play this season. Junior Alex Faas (Rensselaer, NY/Columbia) returned to the lineup after missing a few matches last week with an injury and then posted an 8-2 win at No. 2 doubles with her partner, senior co-captain Melissa Estremera (Millbrook, NY/Millbrook).

Sage's sophomore Lindsey Tolman (Little Falls, NY/Little Falls) added a win at No. 4 singles, beating senior Princess Babtiste (Atlanta, GA) 6-0, 6-0. She teamed at No. 3 doubles with sophomore Samantha Dibbell (Hunter, NY/Tannersville Central) for an 8-0 win. Dibbell and senior Amrita Singh (Schenectady, NY/Schenectady) added singles wins as well for Sage in the action. Rookie Emily Schultz (Wynantskill, NY/Averill Park) also earned her first career singles win on Friday.

The Gators are back in action on September 30 hosting Utica College at Prospect Park in a non-conference match at 3:45 p.m.

Tennis Match Results

St. Joseph's College-Brooklyn vs The Sage Colleges

Sep 25, 2015 at Troy, NY

(Prospect Park)


The Sage Colleges 7, St. Joseph's College-Brooklyn 1


 Singles competition

1. Schultz, Katie (SAGE-W) def. Trerotola, Denise (SJCBK) 6-0, 6-0

2. Estremera, Melissa (SAGE-W) vs. Pierre, Tathiana (SJCBK) 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), unfinished

3. Schultz, Emily (SAGE-W) def. Edward, Mary (SJCBK) 6-0, 6-0

4. Tolman, Lindsey (SAGE-W) def. Baptiste, Princess (SJCBK) 6-0, 6-0

5. Dibbell, Samantha (SAGE-W) def. Brucas, Kathryn (SJCBK) 6-1, 6-2

6. Singh, Amrita (SAGE-W) def. Vurckio, Brianna (SJCBK) 6-1, 6-0


 Doubles competition

1. Pierre, Tathiana/Trerotola, Denise (SJCBK) def. Schultz, Emily/Schultz, Katie (SAGE-W) 8-2

2. Estremera, Melissa/Faas, Alex (SAGE-W) def. Edward, Mary/Baptiste, Princess (SJCBK) 8-2

3. Tolman, Lindsey/Dibbell, Samantha (SAGE-W) def. Brucas, Kathryn/Vurckio, Brianna (SJCBK) 8-0


Match Notes:

St. Joseph's College-Brooklyn 1-2, 0-2 Skyline

The Sage Colleges 1-7, 1-2 Skyline

T-2:25  A-10  T-2:20  A-32                  

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