WILLIAMSVILLE, New York – The Marist women’s tennis team picked up a 5-2 win over the Niagara Purple Eagles Friday evening in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference action. With the win the Red Foxes move to 6-4 overall and 4-1 in conference play.
The Red Foxes gained control of the match early, grabbing the doubles point with wins at all three positions. Callie Morlock and Claire Schmitz won from the third position, 6-0, Ariel Shulman and Amy Galloway then won from the no. 1 spot, 6-4, and Chloe Lant and Sophia Moeller completed the doubles sweep with a 6-3 victory at the second spot.
Marist then went on to defeat Niagara at the second, third, fifth, and sixth singles positions. Brozovich put the Red Foxes up 2-0 in the overall match score as she defeated Jasmin Vargas, 6-0, 6-0.
Shulman then won her match at the second singles spot over Shannon Wong, 6-4, 6-3. Claire Schmitz followed Shulman’s win defeating the Purple Eagle’s Sharlee Deshmukh, 6-0, 6-1 and then Morlock clinched the match for Marist as she defeated Ali Hutchinson, 6-2, 6-3.
Marist returns to action on the road this Sunday against St. Bonaventure.
Marist vs Niagara
1. Peisakhova, Stella (NIAW) def. Chloe Lant (MARW) 6-3, 2-6, 10-6
2. Ariel Shulman (MARW) def. Wong, Shannon (NIAW) 6-4, 6-3
3. Claire Schmitz (MARW) def. Deshmukh, Sharlee (NIAW) 6-0, 6-1
4. Ranjan, Sansriti (NIAW) def. Sophia Moeller (MARW) 6-2, 2-6, 10-8
5. Callie Morlock (MARW) def. Hutchinson, Ali (NIAW) 6-2, 6-3
6. Elizabeth Brozovich (MARW) def. Vargas, Jasmin (NIAW) 6-0, 6-0
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (6,2,1,3,5,4)