Troy, NY— The Sage College's women's tennis team hosted the Broncos of SUNY-Delhi on Wednesday afternoon at Prospect Park and tallied an 8-1 win.
Sage's rookie Sammantha Montague (Glenville, NY/Glenville-Scotia) recorded a pair of wins as she was victorious at first singles and teamed at first doubles with classmate Abbey Clobridge (West Sand Lake, NY/Averill Park) to win, 8-4. In doubles, the Gators' top duo beat Lennon and senior Monica Benitez (Brooklyn, NY/East NY Family Academy).
Montague beat SUNY-Delhi's junior Kathleen Lennon (Sidney, NY/Sidney), 6-0, 6-0. Clobridge, who played at No. 4 singles was a winner, beating junior Rani Samurdrala (Delhi, NY/Delaware Academy), 6-0, 6-1.
Sage's twin sisters, junior Shanessa and Shanice Mendoza (North Plainfield, NJ/North Plainfield) added wins at No. 3 and No. 5 singles, while Shanessa teamed at No. 2 doubles with graduate student Melissa Estremera (Millbrook, NY/Millbrook) to post an 8-2 win at second doubles. Estremera added a 6-4, 6-1 win at No. 2 singles over Benitez.
Sage returns to action on September 10 hosting St. Joseph's College-LI in the 2016 Skyline Conference opener at Prospect Park at 1 p.m.
Sage's Sammantha Montague def. Kathleen Lennon, 6-0, 6-0
Sage's Melissa Estremera def. Monica Benitez, 6-4, 6-1
Sage's Shanessa Mendoza def. Jenna Bellair, 6-1, 6-2
Sage's Abby Clobridge def. Rani Samurdrala, 6-0, 6-1
Sage's Shanice Mendoza def. Mei Pan, 6-1, 6-0
Sage's Rebecca Jackson def. Adrianna Kolz, 6-3, 6-2
1. Sage's Montague and Clobridge def. Lennon and Benitez, 8-4