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Nazareth halts Sage women's tennis win streak

Nazareth halts Sage women's tennis win streak



Rochester, NY—The Sage Colleges' women's tennis team travelled to Nazareth College for an Empire 8 match on Saturday. Nazareth picked up a 7-2 win over the Gators, to halt Sage's win streak at seven. Nazareth is now

4-3 overall and 4-1 in the league. Sage drops to 9-2 overall and 3-1 in the conference.


Sage got a win at No. 2 doubles from the tandem of senior Rebecca Jackson (Saugerties, NY/John A. Coleman) and sophomore Taylor Gillespie (Cobleskill, NY/Cobleskill-Richmondville) as they beat Nazareth's Lauren Carr and Hannah Chesner, 9-8 (9-7). The Gator duo is now 10-0 overall this fall with a perfect 4-0 mark in conference matches.


Senior Alison Trudo (Plattsburgh, NY/Beekmantown) earned the Gators' lone singles win as she defeated Caroline Keegan, 4-6, 7-5, 10-5 in the super breaker for a win at No. 6 singles.


Sage's head coach Tom Fashouer is in sixth season as the women's tennis coach. This coming week, he is looking to tie a mark he set in 2017 with the team after they captured 10 wins, marking his personal best showing with the team.  The 10 wins, which ties the program's mark for the most wins in a season.  The 2008 teams set the record for most wins in a season after going 10-5 with a 7-2 record in the Skyline Conference. Sages 2017 Gators tied the record for most women's tennis wins in a season (10) which was set by the 2008 Gators that went 10-5 overall and 7-2 in the Skyline Conference.


Sage is back in action on October 12 hosting St. John Fisher College in a 1 p.m. Empire 8 match held at Albany Academy.


Tennis Match Results                        The Sage Colleges vs Nazareth          10/05/19 at Rochester, N.Y.

(Nazareth College)

Nazareth 7, The Sage Colleges 2


 Singles competition

1. Maelah Nadeau (NAZARETH) def. Abbey Clobridge (SAGEW) 7-5, 6-3

2. Brooke Murphy (NAZARETH) def. Rebecca Jackson (SAGEW) 6-3, 7-6 (8-6)

3. Lauren Carr (NAZARETH) def. Sadie Dunne (SAGEW) 7-6 (7-4), 6-1

4. Marissa Towers (NAZARETH) def. Taylor Gillespie (SAGEW) 7-6 (9-7), 6-3

5. Caroline Breitweiser (NAZARETH) def. Kaitlin Banks (SAGEW) 7-5, 6-4

6. Alison Trudo (SAGEW) def. Caroline Keegan (NAZARETH) 4-6, 7-5, 10-5


 Doubles competition

1. Brooke Murphy/Maelah Nadeau (NAZARETH) def. Abbey Clobridge/Sadie Dunne (SAGEW) 8-0

2. Taylor Gillespie/Rebecca Jackson (SAGEW) def. Lauren Carr/Hannah Chesner (NAZARETH) 9-8 (9-7)

3. Theresa Hecht/Marissa Towers (NAZARETH) def. Molly Cochrane/Alison Trudo (SAGEW) 8-7 (7-2)


Match Notes:

The Sage Colleges 9-2, 3-1 E8

Nazareth 4-3, 4-1 E8   

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