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Women's Tennis earns sixth straight victory as Gators beat Alfred, 7-2

Women's Tennis earns sixth straight victory as Gators beat Alfred, 7-2


Albany, NY—The Sage Colleges' women's tennis team hosted Alfred University on Saturday at the Albany Academy Tennis Facility in a key Empire 8 match. The Gators posted a 7-2 win to capture the team's sixth straight win as they now stand at 8-1 overall and 2-0 in the Empire 8. Alfred drops to 2-7 overall and 2-2 in the league.

Senior Sadie Dunne (Clifton Park, NY/Shenendehowa) had the decisive singles win for the Gators as she collected the 6-0, 6-0 victory at third singles. Dunne is now 6-2 in singles play this fall.

At No. 2 doubles, Sage's senior Rebecca Jackson (Saugerties, NY/John A. Coleman) and sophomore Taylor Gillespie (Cobleskill, NY/Cobleskill-Richmondville) added an 8-0 win, besting Alfred's rookie Kailey Reyes (Dallas, TX) and sophomore Madison Palmer (East Aurora, NY/East Aurora) to improve to 8-0 this fall in doubles play with one another.

Senior Abbey Clobridge (West Sand Lake, NY/Averill Park) posted a 6-3, 6-2 win at No. 1 singles for the Gators, beating senior Tori Pellegrino (Whitesboro, NY/Whitesboro) and is now 5-4 in singles action this fall.

Sophomore Kaitlin Banks (Annapolis, MD/Mt. Anthony Union) added 6-1, 6-1 win at No. 5 singles for Sage is stands at 6-2 in singles play on the campaign.

Sage is back in action on September 29 travelling to Utica College for an Empire 8 match at 1 p.m. on Sunday afternoon.


Tennis Match Results                        Alfred University vs The Sage Colleges

09/28/19 at Albany, NY                                 (Albany Academy)

                        The Sage Colleges 7, Alfred University 2                 

Singles competition

1. Abbey Clobridge (SAGEW) def. Tori Pellegrino (ALFREDU) 6-3, 6-2

2. Lauren Boshart (ALFREDU) def. Rebecca Jackson (SAGEW) 6-1, 6-2

3. Sadie Dunne (SAGEW) def. Kailey Reyes (ALFREDU) 6-0, 6-0

4. Taylor Gillespie (SAGEW) def. Madison Palmer (ALFREDU) 6-2, 6-4

5. Kaitlin Banks (SAGEW) def. Isabelle Benoit (ALFREDU) 6-1, 6-1

6. Maddison Prevost (SAGEW) def. No player (ALFREDU), by forfeit


Doubles competition

1. Tori Pellegrino/Lauren Boshart (ALFREDU) def. Abbey Clobridge/Sadie Dunne (SAGEW) 8-5

2. Rebecca Jackson/Taylor Gillespie (SAGEW) def. Kailey Reyes/Madison Palmer (ALFREDU) 8-0

3. Alison Trudo/Molly Cochrane (SAGEW) def. No player/No player (ALFREDU), by forfeit


Match Notes:

Alfred University 2-6, 2-2 E8

The Sage Colleges 8-1, 2-0 E8

T-2:20  A-25                           

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