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Houghton deals Gators first loss on the 2018 season

Houghton deals Gators first loss on the 2018 season

Albany, NY—The Sage Colleges' women's tennis team hosted the Highlanders of Houghton College in the team's first Empire 8 conference match of the fall. Houghton earned the 8-1 win to give Sage their first loss of the season. Houghton improves to 1-1 overall and is also 1-1 in the Empire 8, while Sage falls to 2-1 overall and 0-1 in the Empire 8.

The lone winners on the day were the pair of Sage's juniors Julia Geisel (Clifton Park, NY/Shenendehowa) and Rebecca Jackson (Saugerties, NY/John A. Coleman) as they beat Catie Moore and Amanda Carl, 8-6.

Sage's junior Sadie Dunne (Clifton Park, NY/Shenendehowa) had a tight match at No. 3 singles but fell in the tie breaker after winning the first set 6-4. She dropped the set 6-1 and the tie breaker, 10-8.

Sage is back in action on September 15 travelling to Elmira College for a 1 p.m. Empire 8 match.

Houghton College vs The Sage Colleges           09/08/18 at Albany, NY Albany Academy)

Houghton College 8, The Sage Colleges 1


Singles competition

1. Tori Noller (HCWT18) def. Abbey Clobridge (SAGEW) 6-2, 6-4

2. Kaylee Jentsch (HCWT18) def. Rebecca Jackson (SAGEW) 6-0, 6-2

3. Amanda Carl (HCWT18) def. Sadie Dunne (SAGEW) 4-6, 6-1, (10-8)

4. Catie Moore (HCWT18) def. Alison Trudo (SAGEW) 6-1, 6-2

5. Erin Haley (HCWT18) def. Molly Cochrane (SAGEW) 6-2, 6-0

6. Tessa Brown (HCWT18) def. Regina Marchese (SAGEW) 6-2, 6-1


Doubles competition

1. Tori Noller/Kaylee Jentsch (HCWT18) def. Abbey Clobridge/Sadie Dunne (SAGEW) 8-5

2. Rebecca Jackson/Julia Geisel (SAGEW) def. Catie Moore/Amanda Carl (HCWT18) 8-6

3. Erin Haley/Tessa Brown (HCWT18) def. Alison Trudo/Molly Cochrane (SAGEW) 8-2


Match Notes:

Houghton College 1-1, 1-1 E8

The Sage Colleges 2-1, 0-1 E 8

T-2:55  A-20