North Adams, MA—The Sage Colleges' women's tennis team travelled to Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts on Saturday for the first match of the 2019 season. The Gators posted a 9-0 win over MCLA and now stand at 1-0, while MCLA drops to 0-1.
Sage's senior Sadie Dunn (Clifton Park, NY/Shenendehowa) was a double-winner as she posted a winner at No. 3 singles besting Mackenna Jordan, 6-0, 6-0 and then teaming at No. 1 doubles with senior Abbey Clobridge (West Sand Lake, NY/Averill Park). The Gator duo posted an 8-1 win over Jordan and Brianna Higgins. With her win at No. 3 singles, Dunne had the decisive victory to give Sage the victory on opening day under head coach Tom Fashouer, now in his sixth season with the women's tennis program.
Clobridge added a 6-1, 6-1 win at No. 1 singles as well as Sage swept the Trailblazers in the non-conference match. Next up Sage travels to Oswego State for a non-conference match on the road on September 7 at 1 p.m. before hosting Western New England University on September 8 at 1 p.m. in the team's home opener at Albany Academy Tennis Courts on Sunday.
Tennis Match Results The Sage Colleges vs MCLA
Aug 31, 2019 at North Adams, MA (Zavattaro Complex)
The Sage Colleges 9, MCLA 0
1. Abbey Clobridge (SAGEW) def. Briana Higgins (MCLA) 6-1, 6-1
2. Rebecca Jackson (SAGEW) def. Jessica Dupont (MCLA) 6-2, 6-1
3. Sadie Dunne (SAGEW) def. Mackenna Jordan (MCLA) 6-0, 6-0
4. Taylor Gillespie (SAGEW) def. McKenna Clark (MCLA) 6-1, 2-6, 6-1
5. Alison Trudo (SAGEW) def. Alyssa Keegan (MCLA) 6-4, 6-1
6. Katilin Banks (SAGEW) def. Ashlee Bartels (MCLA) 6-0, 6-0
The Sage Colleges 1-0