Newburgh, NY—The Sage Colleges' women's tennis team traveled to Mt. St. Mary College on Saturday for a noon-conference match with the Knights. Sage topped the Knights, 6-3 to improve to 4-1 on the year, while MSMC falls to 0-2.
Sage led 2-1 after doubles as No. 1 doubles went to the Knights' duo of senior Michelle Carnovale (Massapequa, NY/Plainedge) and junior Victoria Clay (St. James, NY/Smithtown East) beat Sage's seniors Abbey Clobridge (West Sand Lake, NY/Averill Park) and Sadie Dunne (Clifton Park, NY/Shenendehowa), 8-5.
The Gators got wins at No. 2 and No. 3 on the ladder. Sophomore Taylor Gillespie (Cobleskill, NY/Cobleskill-Richmondville) teamed with sophomore Kaitlin Banks (Annapolis, MD/Mt. Anthony Union) posted their first win together, besting senior Miyanna Vernon (Liberty, NY/Liberty) and sophomore Katie Murray (Highland Falls, NY/Monroe Woodbury), 8-5. At No. 3 doubles, Sage's senior Alison Trudo (Plattsburgh, NY/Beekmantown) teamed with junior Molly Cochrane (Ravena, NY/Ravena-Coeysman) earned an 8-4 win over junior Jessalyn Goetz (Ferndale, NY/Liberty) and sophomore Gracie Monahan (Deer Park, NY/Deer Park).
Carnovale topped Sage's Clobridge at first singles (6-3, 6-1), while Vernon added a 6-2, 6-2 win over Banks in the No. 4 spot of the singles ladder. At No. 6 single Cochrane added another win as she is perfect on the fall in singles with a 4-0 record. Gillespie is now 4-1 on the year in singles action as well in her first season with the Gators.
Next up Sage will be back in action on September 18 travelling to Castleton for a 4 p.m. match.
Tennis Match Results
The Sage Colleges vs Mount Saint Mary
09/14/19 at 3:40 pm
The Sage Colleges 6, Mount Saint Mary 3
1. Carnovale, Michelle (MSMC-WT) def. Abbey Clobridge (SAGEW) 6-3, 6-1
2. Sadie Dunne (SAGEW) def. Clay, Victoria (MSMC-WT) 6-1, 6-0
3. Taylor Gillespie (SAGEW) def. Murray, Katie (MSMC-WT) 6-2, 6-2
4. Vernon, Miyanna (MSMC-WT) def. Kaitlin Banks (SAGEW) 6-2, 6-2
5. Alison Trudo (SAGEW) def. Goetz, Jessalyn (MSMC-WT) 4-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-8)
6. Molly Cochrane (SAGEW) def. Quinn, Emily (MSMC-WT) 6-0, 6-1
The Sage Colleges 4-1 Mount Saint Mary 0-2 T-2:30 A-20