Albany, NY—The Sage Colleges' women's tennis team hosted the Saxons of Alfred University in an Empire 8 match on Friday afternoon. Alfred picked up the 7-2 win to remain unbeaten in the league. The Saxons are now 5-3 overall and 3-0 in the Empire 8. Sage drops to 4-2 overall and 2-2 in the league.
Sage took second doubles as juniors Julia Geisel (Clifton Park, NY/Shenendehowa) and Rebecca Jackson (Saugerties, NY/John A. Coleman) earned an 8-4 win at and remain perfect with one another in doubles play as they are now 6-0.
Geisel added the singles win at the No. 4 spot besting her opponent Nurila Kambar, 6-1, 7-5 for the lone singles win.
Sage is back in action on September 22 hosting St. John Fisher College in an Empire 8 match at Albany Academy at 1 p.m. Alfred University will travel to Stevens for a Noon Empire 8 match on Saturday in Hoboken, NJ.
Tennis Match Results
Alfred University vs The Sage Colleges
09/21/18 at Albany, NY
Alfred University 7, The Sage Colleges 2
1. Tori Pelligrino (AUWT1819) def. Abbey Clobridge (SAGEW) 6-1, 6-1
2. Inda Gillet (AUWT1819) def. Rebecca Jackson (SAGEW) 7-6 (7-4), 6-3
3. Lauren Boshart (AUWT1819) def. Sadie Dunne (SAGEW) 6-3, 6-3
4. Julia Geisel (SAGEW) def. Nurila Kambar (AUWT1819) 6-1, 7-5
5. Miranda Sakala (AUWT1819) def. Alison Trudo (SAGEW) 6-0, 6-0
6. Rachel Pera (AUWT1819) def. Molly Cochrane (SAGEW) 6-1, 6-2
Alfred University 5-3, 4-0 E8
The Sage Colleges 4-2, 2-2 E8