Gators almost knock off unbeaten Yeshiva in tough loss, 5-4

Gators almost knock off unbeaten Yeshiva in tough loss, 5-4

Queen, NY--- The Sage Colleges' women's tennis team travelled to face Yeshiva University in a Skyline Conference match on Sunday. The Gators gave unbeaten Yeshiva quite a match, but were unable to pull off the upset as they fell 5-4.

Yeshiva improves to 8-0 overall and 5-0 in the Skyline Conference, while Sage drops to 3-5 overall and 2-3 in the conference.

The Gators took No. 2 doubles as the pair of graduate performer Melissa Estremera (Millbrook, NY/Millbrook) and junior Shanessa Mendoza (North Plainfield, NJ/North Plainfield) posted a win over the Maccabees tandem, 9-8 (11-9).

In singles play, Sage's Estremera added a win in three sets at No. 2 singles, while Shanessa Mendoza bested her opponent at No. 3 singles.  Sophomore Emily Schultz (Wynantskill, NY/Averill Park) picked up a win at No. 5 singles to pace the Gators. With her performance on Sunday, junior Shanice Mendoza is now 6-2 in singles, while Estremera and Shanessa Mendoza are 5-3 in singled this fall.

Tennis Match Results                          Sage Women's Tennis vs Yeshiva                   Sep 25, 2016 at

 

Yeshiva 5, Sage Women's Tennis 4

 

 Singles competition

1. Shani Hava (YESHIVA) def. Montague, Sammantha (SAGEW) 6-0, 6-1

2. Estremera, Melissa (SAGEW) def. Tzipora Leiser (YESHIVA) 6-7 (5-7), 6-2, 11-9

3. Mendoza, Shanessa (SAGEW) def. Adele Lerner (YESHIVA) 7-5, 6-3

4. Rebecca Packer (YESHIVA) def. Clobridge, Abbey (SAGEW) 6-4, 6-3

5. Schultz, Emily (SAGEW) def. Jenny Tepler (YESHIVA) 7-5, 6-4

6. Lindsay Frucher (YESHIVA) def. Mendoza, Shanice (SAGEW) 6-1, 6-0

 

 Doubles competition

1. Shani Hava/Rebecca Packer (YESHIVA) def. Montague, Sammantha/Clobridge, Abbey (SAGEW) 8-1

2. Estremera, Melissa/Mendoza, Shanessa (SAGEW) def. Tzipora Leiser/Jenny Tepler (YESHIVA) 9-8 (11-9)

3. Lindsay Frucher/Adele Lerner (YESHIVA) def. Mendoza, Shanice/Schultz, Emily (SAGEW) 8-2

 

Match Notes:

Sage Women's Tennis 3-5, 2-3 Skyline

Yeshiva 8-0, 5-0 Skyline

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