Women's tennis tops Castleton on Sunday

Women's tennis tops Castleton on Sunday

Castleton, VT--- The Sage Colleges' women's tennis team travelled to Vermont on Sunday to face the Spartans of Castleton University on Sunday. The Gators tallied a 6-3 win to improve to 4-5 overall. The loss puts Castleton at 7-6.

The Spartans gained an edge in doubles, taking two out of three points. Ciara Bannister and Kirsten Kruk improved to 2-2 on the season after taking first flight doubles 9-7. Megan Nadler and Kayla Zsido remain undefeated with a 3-0 record in doubles action after taking their match by a score of 9-7.

Nadler earned the third point for the Spartans in doubles and Zsido came close after taking one set in No. 4 singles, but the Gators of Sage took the final five points of the match to secure the victory.

Sage won No. 3 doubles as sophomore Emily Schultz (Wynantskill, NY/Averill Park) and junior Shanice Mendoza (North Plainfield, NJ/North Plainfield) posted an 8-1 win.

Down 2-1 heading into the singles, Sage's rookie Sammantha Montague (Glenville, NY/Scotia-Glenville) posted the 6-1, 6-0 win at No. 1 singles, beating Bannister.  Junior Shanessa Mendoza (North Plainfield, NJ/North Plainfield) added a win at No. 3 singles, while rookie Abbey Clobridge (West Sand Lake, NY/Averill Park), Schultz, and Shanice Mendoza all were victorious in singles as Sage won 3-6th on Sunday.

 

Tennis Match Results  Sage Women's Tennis vs Castleton

Oct 02, 2016 at Castleton, Vt.            (Castleton Tennis Courts)

 

Sage Women's Tennis 6, Castleton 3

 Singles competition

1. Montague, Sammantha (SAGEW) def. Ciara Bannister (CSTWT16) 6-1, 6-0

2. Megan Nadler (CSTWT16) def. Estremera, Melissa (SAGEW) 5-0, retired

3. Mendoza, Shanessa (SAGEW) def. Kirsten Kruk (CSTWT16) 7-6, 6-2

4. Clobridge, Abbey (SAGEW) def. Kayla Zsido (CSTWT16) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4

5. Schultz, Emily (SAGEW) def. Emily Miller (CSTWT16) 6-0, 6-3

6. Mendoza, Shanice (SAGEW) def. Alexis Curley (CSTWT16) 6-0, 6-2

 

 Doubles competition

1. Ciara Bannister/Kirsten Kruk (CSTWT16) def. Montague, Sammantha/Clobridge, Abbey (SAGEW) 9-7

2. Megan Nadler/Kayla Zsido (CSTWT16) def. Mendoza, Shanessa/Estremera, Melissa (SAGEW) 9-7

3. Mendoza, Shanice/Schultz, Emily (SAGEW) def. Emily Miller/Alexis Curley (CSTWT16) 8-1

 
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