FAIRFIELD, Connecticut – The Marist women’s tennis team clinched a berth in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championships with a 4-3 win over the Fairfield Stags Wednesday afternoon at the WAC Tennis Courts. The win improves the Red Foxes to 8-5 overall and 5-1 in conference.

The teams faced off in singles first and the Red Foxes won from the first, second, third, and fifth positions to clinch the match before doubles play.

Chloe Lant scored a win at first singles over Sarah Stuhlmann, 6-1, 6-1. Ariel Shulman won from the second singles spot, 6-0, 6-0 over Nicole Aragones. Claire Schmitz continued her hot play of late and defeated Dianna Plinos, 6-4, 6-4 and Callie Morlock won the Red Foxes fourth singles point, defeating Fairfield’s Shelby Vertula, 6-4, 6-3.

The Red Foxes won from the first doubles position as well as Shulman teamed up with Amy Galloway to win 6-2.

Marist will get the weekend off before returning home for a non-conference game against Colgate on Tuesday, April 18. The match is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. at the Marist Tennis pavilion.

Marist at Fairfield

Doubles

1. Ariel Shulman/Amy Galloway (MARW) def. Nicole Aragones/Sarar Stuhlman (FFD) 6-2

2. Emily Lombardi/Mckeough(FFD) def. Chloe Lant/Sophia Moeller (MARW) 6-4

3. Diana Prinos.Sheldy Verulta (FFD) def. Callie Morlock/Claire Schmitz (MARW) 6-4

Singles

1. Chloe Lant (MARW) def. Sarah Stuhlmann (FFD) 6-1, 6-1

2. Ariel Shulman (MARW) def. Nicole Aragones (FFD) 6-0, 6-0

3. Claire Schmitz (MARW) def. Diana Plinos (FFD) 6-3, 6-4

4. Jessica Pil (FFD) def. Sophia Moeller (MARW) 6-4, 6-3

5. Callie Morlock (MARW) def. Shelby Vertula (FFD) 6-4, 6-3

6. Emily Lombardi (FFD) def. Elizabeth Brozovich (MARW), 6-4, 6-3