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Women’s Tennis Tripped Up By Siena On The Road, 4-3

Courtesy: Marist Athletics
         
Release: April 10, 2012
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Courtesy: Marist Athletics

LATHAM, N.Y. - The Marist women's tennis team was defeated on the road, late Tuesday versus Siena by a score of 4-3. After winning the doubles point, the Red Foxes earned two points in singles action via victories by junior Joana Sun (Gales Ferry, Conn.) and freshman Sabrina Tahir (Yonkers, N.Y.).

The #1 and #3 doubles teams of Kelsey Raynor (Garden City, N.Y.) and Erin McCarthy (Salem, N.J.), and Sun and freshman Tessa Lewis (Lewiston, N.Y.) each defeated their Siena counterparts with 8-5 victories.

In singles action, Sun and Tahir earned wins in #3 and #4 competition. Sun had the easiest time with her opponent as she swept Brittany Filip in straight sets, 6-3, 6-3. After dropping the first set 6-2, Tahir fought back versus Danielle Crill and won the second and third sets 6-4 and 6-3 to clinch the point.

The Red Foxes (6-6, 2-2 MAAC) will conclude its home schedule with a non-conference matchup versus Fordham on Wednesday, April 11.

Siena 4 at Marist 3 - 4/10/12

At Tri City, Latham, N.Y.

Doubles
1. Kelsey Raynor/Erin McCarthy (Marist) def. Jasleen Sandhu/Carly Holloway 8-5
2. Cassandra Braz/Jessica Macaluso (Siena) def. Kayla O'Donovan/Sabrina Tahir 9-7
3. Joana Sun/Tessa Lewis (Marist) def. Nicole Ross/Brittany Filip 8-5

Singles
1. Jasleen Sandhu (Siena) def. Kelsey Raynor 0-6, 6-3, 7-5
2. Carly Holloway (Siena) def. Erin McCarthy 6-3, 6-3
3. Joana Sun (Marist) def. Brittany Filip 6-2, 6-2
4. Sabrina Tahir (Marist) def. Danielle Crill 2-6, 6-4, 6-3
5. Jessica Macaluso (Siena) def. Kayla O'Donovan 6-0, 6-1
6. Elora Benfer (Siena) def. Tessa Lewis 6-4, 6-0

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