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.
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
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
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