Troy, NY- The Sage Colleges' women's tennis team hosted the Spartans of Castleton University on Sunday afternoon in a non-conference match. The Gators posted the convincing 8-1 win to extend their win streak to three matches and improve to 5-1 on the year. Castleton drops to 4-4.
The Gators a 3-0 lead after doubles as they swept the Spartans. Winning at first doubles was the pair of sophomores Sammantha Montague (Glenville, NY/Scotia-Glenville) and Rebecca Jackson (Saugerties, NY/John A. Coleman) as they earned a tight 8-6 victory. Sage added wins at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles as sophomore Abbey Clobridge (West Sand Lake, NY/Averill Park) and senior Shanessa Mendoza (North Plainfield, NJ/North Plainfield) added a win at the No. 2 spot on the ladder 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, 6-0 win. Montague is now 6-0 at No. 1 singles for the Gators, while Shanice Mendoza and Tolman are a perfect 5-0 together in doubles on the season.
Next up for the Gators, they will host Hartwick College in an Empire 8 match on September 19 at 4 p.m. at Prospect Park as they look to extend their win streak to four matches.
Tennis Match Results
Castleton University vs The Sage Colleges
Sep 17, 2017 at Prospect Park
The Sage Colleges 8, Castleton University 1
1. Sammantha Montague (SAGE-W) def. Ciara Bannister (CSTWT17) 6-2, 6-0
2. Megan Nadler (CSTWT17) def. Abbey Clobridge (SAGE-W) 6-0, 6-0
3. Shanessa Mendoza (SAGE-W) def. Kirsten Kruk (CSTWT17) 6-4, 3-6, 10-5
4. Rebecca Jackson (SAGE-W) def. Emily Miller (CSTWT17) 6-3, 6-1
5. Lindsey Tolman (SAGE-W) def. Alexis Curley (CSTWT17) 6-0, 6-0
6. Shanice Mendoza (SAGE-W) def. Lauren Reck (CSTWT17) 6-0, 6-0
Castleton University 4-4
The Sage Colleges 5-1