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Sage women's tennis collects 8-1 win over Utica in Empire 8 play

Sage women's tennis collects 8-1 win over Utica in Empire 8 play

 

Utica, NY—The Sage Colleges' women's tennis team traveled to Utica College on Tuesday afternoon for an Empire 8 match. The Gators triumphed 8-1 to improve to 4-1 overall and now stand at 2-1 in the Empire 8. Utica drops to 0-6 overall and 0-4 in the league.

Sage took a 3-0 lead after winning all three doubles matches. Sage's juniors Sadie Dunne (Clifton Park, NY/Shenendehowa) and co-captain Abbey Clobridge (West Sand Lakes, NY/Averill Park) posted an 8-5 win at first doubles. With Tuesday's win, the duo of Dunne and Clobridge are off to a 4-1 start on the season. Sage's juniors Julia Geisel (Clifton Park, NY/Shenendehowa) and Rebecca Jackson (Saugerties, NY/John A. Coleman) earned an 8-4 win at second doubles and are a perfect 5-0 together on the season.

At fourth singles, Geisel was a 6-0, 6-0 winner and is now 3-0 on the year.

Sage is back in action on September 21 hosting Alfred University at Albany Academy's Tennis Facility at 3:30 p.m. in an Empire 8 match.

Tennis Match Results          The Sage Colleges vs Utica College

9/18/2018 at Utica, NY        (Utica Tennis Courts)

 

The Sage Colleges 8, Utica College 1

Singles competition

1. Julianne Pieros (UTICA) def. Abbey Clobridge (SAGEW) 6-2, 7-6

2. Rebecca Jackson (SAGEW) def. Madeline McIlnay (UTICA) 6-1, 6-0

3. Sadie Dunne (SAGEW) def. Bianca Bockhaus (UTICA) 6-0, 6-1

4. Julia Geisel (SAGEW) def. Christa Pham (UTICA) 6-0, 6-0

5. Alison Trudo (SAGEW) def. Elma Selimovic (UTICA) 6-1, 6-4

6. Molly Cochrane (SAGEW) def. Rebecca Bruce (UTICA) 6-1, 6-1

 

Doubles competition

1. Abbey Clobridge/Sadie Dunne (SAGEW) def. Julianne Pieros/Madeline McIlnay (UTICA) 8-5

2. Rebecca Jackson/Julia Geisel (SAGEW) def. Bianca Bockhaus/Christa Pham (UTICA) 8-4

3. Molly Cochrane/Alison Trudo (SAGEW) def. Elma Selimovic/Selma Ahmetasevic (UTICA) 8-2

 

Match Notes:

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

Utica College 0-6, 0-4 Empire 8

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