POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – The Marist women’s tennis team earned a dominate 7-0 result over Manhattan on Sunday afternoon at the East Campus Tennis Pavilion. After sweeping the doubles 3-0, five Red Foxes earned straight set victories in singles, including a 6-0, 6-0 win by Joana Sun (Mansfield, Mass.) at number three singles.
Sun led Marist in a day full of standout performances as she teamed with Karly Pang (Kaneohe, Hawaii) to win first doubles, 8-5 over Johnson and Turano before defeating Stephanie Tsao in singles without dropping a point.
In doubles action, the number two team of Kelsey Raynor (Garden City, N.Y.) and Sabrina Tahir (Yonkers, N.Y.) beat Tsao and Maffei 8-2, while Marielle Campbell (Patterson, N.Y.) and Katie Seitz (Pennington, N.J.) defeated Rosello and Clark, 8-4.
Outside of Sun, the quartet of Raynor, Campbell, Melissa Carlay (New Hyde Park, N.Y.) and Lisa Ventimiglia (Bayside, N.Y.) all won their singles matches in straight sets. Raynor defeated Brianna Turano 6-2, 6-2 at number two, while Campbell was victorious over Megan Maffei 6-0, 6-2 at number four. The freshmen duo of Carlay and Ventimiglia earned wins at number five and six with 6-3, 6-2 and 6-0, 6-2 results, respectively.
Pang was the final winner in singles action as she withheld a three-set battle with Lili Johnson at the number one slot with a final score of 6-4, 5-7, 10-6.
The Red Foxes be back in action on Wednesday, April 10 on the road at Fairfield. The MAAC conference match is slated to begin at 3:00 p.m.
Marist 7 – Manhattan 0 – April 7, 2013
At Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
1. Pang/Sun (MAR) def. Johnson/Turano, 8-5
2. Raynor/Tahir (MAR) def. Tsao/Maffei, 8-2
3. Campbell/Seitz (MAR) def. Rosello/Clark, 8-4
1. Karly Pang (MAR) def. Lili Johnson, 6-4, 5-7, 10-6
2. Kelsey Raynor (MAR) def. Brianna Turano, 6-2, 6-1
3. Joana Sun (MAR) def. Stephanie Tsao, 6-0, 6-0
4. Marielle Campbell (MAR) def. Megan Maffei, 6-0, 6-2
5. Melissa Carlay (MAR) def. Alyssa Rosello, 6-3, 6-2
6. Lisa Ventimiglia (MAR) def. Catherine Clark, 6-0, 6-2