Sage women's tennis bests Elmira for 2nd straight E8 win

Sage women's tennis bests Elmira for 2nd straight E8 win


Troy, NY- The Sage Colleges' women's tennis team hosted the program's first Empire 8 match on Saturday with a home contest with Elmira College. The Gators extended their win streak as they beat Elmira, 5-4 on Saturday improving to 4-1 overall and 2-1 in the league. Elmira drops to 1-4 overall and 1-2 in the Empire 8.

The Gators took second and third doubles behind the play of sophomore Abbey Clobridge (West Sand Lake, NY/Averill Park) and senior Shanessa Mendoza (North Plainfield, NJ/North Plainfield) No. 2 doubles and seniors Lindsey Tolman (Little Falls, NY/Little Falls) and Shanice Mendoza (North Plainfield, NJ/North Plainfield) at third doubles.   

Sage collected a win at No. 1 singles from sophomore Sammantha Montague (Glenville, NY/Scotia-Glenville) as she had a convincing 6-2, 6-4 win.  Sophomore Rebecca Jackson (Saugerties, NY/John A. Coleman) added decisive win at No. 4 singles to seal the win for the Gators, while Shanice Mendoza added a win at No. 5 singles for the team as well.

Montague is now 5-0 at No. 1 singles for the Gators, while Shanice Mendoza and Tolman are a perfect 4-0 together in doubles on the season.

Next up for the Gators they will host Castleton University on September 17 at Prospect Park at 1 p.m.


Tennis Match Results

Elmira College vs The Sage Colleges

Sep 16, 2017 at 5:00 pm

(Prospect Park)


The Sage Colleges 5, Elmira College 4


 Singles competition

1. Sammantha Montague (SAGE-W) def. Megan Fitzgerald (ELMIRA) 6-2, 6-4

2. Eliza Johnson (ELMIRA) def. Abbey Clobridge (SAGE-W) 6-2, 6-2

3. Emily Green (ELMIRA) def. Shanessa Mendoza (SAGE-W) 6-3, 6-0

4. Rebecca Jackson (SAGE-W) def. Sarah Hill (ELMIRA) 7-6 (7-2), 3-6, 6-1

5. Shanice Mendoza (SAGE-W) def. Danielle Bliss (ELMIRA) 6-0, 6-0

6. Katy Jewett (ELMIRA) def. Samantha Dibbell (SAGE-W) 6-1, 6-1


 Doubles competition

1. Megan Fitzgerald/Katy Jewett (ELMIRA) def. Sammantha Montague/Rebecca Jackson (SAGE-W) 8-2

2. Shanessa Mendoza/Abbey Clobridge (SAGE-W) def. Emily Green/Sarah Hill (ELMIRA) 8-5

3. Lindsey Tolman/Shanice Mendoza (SAGE-W) def. Eliza Johnson/Cassie Brown (ELMIRA) 8-3


Match Notes:

Elmira College 1-4, 1-2 Empire 8

The Sage Colleges 4-1, 2-1 Empire 8

T-4 hours  A-22