The St. Lawrence University women's tennis team won its first dual match of the season with a 9-0 sweep of Plattsburgh State at the Sammis tennis courts on Saturday.
Highlighting the matchup were a couple come-from-behind victories by two Saint teams. Sophomores Liz Geer and Shannon Murphy battled back from a 6-1 deficit against Amy Rich and Samantha Fasciano to claim the 8-6 win in the #2 position.
Senior Paige Cohen and sophomore Justine Rusk fell behind 4-1 against Jen Paull and Caitlin Belladone, but were also able to fight back and gain the victory in the #3 position.
The Saints will travel to Cortland State Wednesday, October 6th to take on the Red Dragons in a dual match. The game is slated to begin at 3:00pm.
Finn/Drewry def. Hodnett/ Paquette 8-0 Geer/Murphy def. Rich/Fasciano 8-6 Cohen/Rusk def. Paull/Belladone 8-6
1. Stephanie Finn def. Rachel Hodnett 6-0, 6-1 2. Hillary Drewry def. Jessica Paquett 6-1, 6-4 3. Elizabeth Geer def. Megan Ryan 6-0, 6-2 4. Shannon Murphy def. Caitlin Belladone 6-1, 6-0 5. Sara Willett def. Samantha Fasciano 6-2, 6-1 6. Justine Rusk def. Tedi Palitano 6-1, 6-3
Tory Ault def. Tedi Palitano 8-0
Hubbel/Ryan def. Ryan/Politano 8-5