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Women's Tennis falls in home opener, 7-2

Women's Tennis falls in home opener, 7-2

Albany, NY—The Sage Colleges' women's tennis team hosted the Golden Bears of Western New England University on Sunday afternoon in a non-conference match. WNEU posted the 7-2 win to improve to 2-0 and gave the Gators their first loss of the season. Sage is now 2-1.

WNEU led 2-1 after doubles as senior Rebecca Jackson (Saugerties, NY/John A. Coleman) and sophomore Taylor Gillespie (Cobleskill, NY/Cobleskill-Richmondville) earned a tight win at No. 2 doubles beating Jessica Cote (Groton, CT/Robert E. Fitch) and senior Rachel Bauer (Palmer, MA/Palmer), 8-7 (10-8).

The lone win in singles came from junior Molly Cochrane (Ravena, NY/Ravena-Coeysman) as she beat junior Sydney Lewis (Goffstown, NH/Gofftown Area), 6-4, 6-2 at No. 6 singles.

Next up Sage will be back in action on September 10 travelling to SUNY-Delhi for a 4 p.m. non-conference match.

Tennis Match Results

Western New England vs The Sage Colleges                                    09/08/19 at Albany, NY (Albany Academy)


Western New England 7, The Sage Colleges 2

 Singles competition

1. Maylene LaPress (WNE) def. Abbey Clobridge (SAGEW) 7-6 (7-1), 6-1

2. Morgan Schrader (WNE) def. Rebecca Jackson (SAGEW) 6-0, 6-1

3. Jessica Cote (WNE) def. Sadie Dunne (SAGEW) 6-1, 7-5

4. Rachel Bauer (WNE) def. Taylor Gillespie (SAGEW) 6-2, 6-2

5. Janet Martinelli (WNE) def. Alison Trudo (SAGEW) 6-1, 6-4

6. Molly Cochrane (SAGEW) def. Sydney Lewis (WNE) 6-4, 6-2


 Doubles competition

1. Morgan Schrader/Maylene LaPress (WNE) def. Abbey Clobridge/Sadie Dunne (SAGEW) 8-1

2. Rebecca Jackson/Taylor Gillespie (SAGEW) def. Jessica Cote/Rachel Bauer (WNE) 8-7 (10-8)

3. Kyra Palumbo/Janet Martinelli (WNE) def. Alison Trudo/Molly Cochrane (SAGEW) 8-6


Match Notes:

Western New England 2-0                             The Sage Colleges 2-1

T-4:02  A-57                                                   

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