Dolphins Take Season Opener over Rams

Dolphins Take Season Opener over Rams

Staten Island - 5, Farmingdale State - 4

Farmingdale, N.Y. - The College of Staten Island took a 5-4 victory in today's women's tennis season opener at Farmingdale State. The Rams now stand at 0-1 overall and will face The Sage Colleges next on Saturday, September 11th at 1:00 p.m.

In doubles competition, Farmingdale State took a 2-1 lead with wins at 1st doubles (Vanessa Josma/Jamie Pendergrast) and 2nd doubles (Regina Cane/Laura Earlie).

In singles play, the Rams saw wins from Pendergrast and Nairobi de la Cruz.

Scoring summary:

Singles competition
1. Gabriella Villarruel (CSI) def. Cane, Regina (FSCW) 6-3, 6-4
2. Ilona Stoyko (CSI) def. Josma, Vanessa (FSCW) 6-1, 6-3
3. Pendergrast, Jamie (FSCW) def. Nancy Almazo (CSI) 6-2, 6-3
4. Qing Li (CSI) def. Earlie, Laura (FSCW) 1-6, 6-3, 10-3
5. Justine Kuna (CSI) def. Clarke, Simonette (FSCW) 6-4, 3-6, 10-4
6. de la Cruz, Nairobi (FSCW) def. Tara Colao (CSI) 6-2, 3-6, 11-9
Doubles competition
1. Josma, Vanessa/Pendergrast, Jamie (FSCW) def. Gabriella Villarruel/Nancy Almazo (CSI) 8-5
2. Cane, Regina/Earlie, Laura (FSCW) def. Ilona Stoyko/Justine Kuna (CSI) 8-2
3. Qing Li/Tara Colao (CSI) def. Clarke, Simonette/de la Cruz, Nairobi (FSCW) 8-5