Wilton, NY – Sage's women's tennis team hosted the Panthers of Purchase College on Saturday in a Skyline Conference match held at the Saratoga YMCA. Purchase collected a 5-3 win to improve to 7-6 overall and 3-4 in the league. Sage falls to 2-11 overall and 1-6 in the league.
Sage's senior co-captain Katie Schultz (Wynantskill, NY/Averill Park) collected a win at No. 1 singles as she beat Purchase's Emma Yavel, 7-5, 6-3. Sophomore Lindsey Tolman (Little Falls, NY/Little Falls) was a winner at No. 5 singles over Maggie Lavin, 6-0, 6-1.
At No. 3 doubles, Tolman teamed with sophomore Samantha Dibbell (Hunter, NY/Tannersville Central) for an 8-5.
Sage's senior co-captain Melissa Estremera (Millbrook, NY/Millbrook) played at No. 2 singles, but with a time limit on the court use, the match was unfinished after Estremara won the first set, 7-6 (8-6), but trailed 5-3 in the second set to Purchase's Erika Fulton.
The Gators are back in action on Sunday as they host Utica College in a 1 p.m. match that will be played at Court Time in Latham, NY.
Tennis Match Results Purchase College vs The Sage Colleges
Oct 17, 2015 at Saratoga YMCA (Wilton, NY)
Purchase College 5, The Sage Colleges 3
1. Schultz, Katie (SAGE-W) def. Yavel, Emma (PUR-WTN) 7-5, 6-3
2. Estremera, Melissa (SAGE-W) vs. Fulton, Erika (PUR-WTN) 7-6 (8-6), 3-5, unfinished
3. Haldeman, Caroline (PUR-WTN) def. Schultz, Emily (SAGE-W) 7-5, 7-5
4. Stepec, Nastaja (PUR-WTN) def. Faas, Alex (SAGE-W) 3-6, 6-3, 6-2
5. Tolman, Lindsey (SAGE-W) def. Lavin, Maggie (PUR-WTN) 6-0, 6-1
6. Youssef, Hannah (PUR-WTN) def. Dibbell, Samantha (SAGE-W) 6-3, 6-2
1. Yavel, Emma/Fulton, Erika (PUR-WTN) def. Schultz, Emily/Schultz, Katie (SAGE-W) 8-2
2. Pasquale, Catherine/Haldeman, Caroline (PUR-WTN) def. Estremera, Melissa/Faas, Alex (SAGE-W) 8-5
3. Dibbell, Samantha/Tolman, Lindsey (SAGE-W) def. Stepec, Nastaja/Lavin, Maggie (PUR-WTN) 8-5
Purchase College 7-6, 3-4 Skyline
The Sage Colleges 2-11, 1-6 Skyline