POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. - The Marist women's tennis team fell to Fairfield in a home conference matchup on Wednesday by a score of 6-1 at the East Campus Tennis Pavilion. Junior Joana Sun (Gales Ferry, Conn.) collected the Red Foxes' lone point with a straight set win in #3 singles.

Facing off with Fairfield's Allison Radde, Sun defeated her opponent by a score of 6-4, 6-2.

In #1 singles action, junior Kelsey Raynor (Garden City, N.Y.) had a hard fought battle with Monica Yajima. After Raynor took the first set 6-4, Yajima earned the final two sets with scores of 6-2 and 6-3.

In doubles competition, the team of Erin McCarthy (Salem, N.J.) and Raynor dueled with Carolina Koladzyn and Yajima before falling in a tie-breaker. The score of their match was 8-7 (8-6).

The Red Foxes (6-5, 2-1 MAAC) will next be in action on Tuesday, April 10 when they travel to Siena for a 3 p.m. conference matchup.

Fairfield 6 at Marist 1 - 4/4/12

At East Campus Tennis Pavilion

1. Yajima/Koladzyn (FFD) def. Raynor/McCarthy, 8-7 (8-6)
2. Ryan/Radde (FFD) def. Sun/Tahir, 8-2
3. Pirrello/Jackson (FFD) def. O'Donovan/Lewis, 8-1

1. Monica Yajima (FFD) def. Kelsey Raynor, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3
2. Sharissa Ryan (FFD) def. Erin McCarthy, 6-4, 6-2
3. Joana Sun (MAR) def. Allison Radde, 6-4, 6-2
4. Carolina Koladzyn (FFD) def. Sabrina Tahir, 6-3, 6-1
5. Victoria Pirrello (FFD) def. Kayla O'Donovan, 6-3, 6-4
6. Nikki Jackson (FFD) def. Tessa Lewis, 6-0, 6-0