Rookie Amanda Post (Miller Place, NY/Miller Place) picked up a narrow 6-4, 6-3 win over Sage's rookie Sammantha Montague (Glenville, NY/Scotia-Glenville) at No. 1 singles.
The Gators got wins in singles at the No. 2 and No. 6 singles as graduate performer Melissa Estremera (Millbrook, NY/Millbrook) and junior Shanice Mendoza (North Plainfield, NJ/North Plainfield) were victorious. Estremera topped rookie Alana Caporale (Mt. Sinai, NY/Mount Sanai), 6-1, 6-0. Mendoza added a win at No. 6 singles as her opponent was retired with an injury.
In doubles, Montague and her partner, rookie Abbey Clobridge (West Sand Lake, NY/Averill Park) fell to Caporale and sophomore Victoria Panicola (Shirley, NY/William Floyd), 8-4.
Sage returns to action on September 11 hosting Sarah Lawrence College in a Skyline Conference match at 1 p.m. at Prospect Park in Troy.
Tennis Match Results St. Joseph's (L.I.) vs Sage Women's Tennis
Sep 10, 2016 at Latham, NY (TriCity Fitness Center) St. Joseph's (L.I.) 7, Sage Women's Tennis 2
1. Amanda Post (SJCLI-WT) def. Montague, Sammantha (SAGEW) 6-4, 6-3
2. Estremera, Melissa (SAGEW) def. Alana Caporale (SJCLI-WT) 6-1, 6-0
3. Victoria Panicola (SJCLI-WT) def. Mendoza, Shanessa (SAGEW) 6-4, 6-4
4. Kerri McMahon (SJCLI-WT) def. Clobridge, Abbey (SAGEW) 6-3, 6-0
5. Nora Burnett (SJCLI-WT) def. Schultz, Emily (SAGEW) 6-6 (7-3), 7-5
6. Mendoza, Shanice (SAGEW) def. Emily Portal (SJCLI-WT) 4-2
1. Victoria Panicola/Alana Caporale (SJCLI-WT) def. Montague, Sammantha/Clobridge, Abbey (SAGEW) 8-4
2. Nora Burnett/Erika Hesselbrig (SJCLI-WT) def. Estremera, Melissa/Mendoza, Shanessa (SAGEW) 9-7
3. Emily Portal/Kerri McMahon (SJCLI-WT) def. Mendoza, Shanice/Tolman, Lindsey (SAGEW) 8-1
St. Joseph's (L.I.) 2-0, 1-0 Skyline
Sage Women's Tennis 0-2, 0-1 Skyline