Rams Win Home Opener against UMass Boston

Laura Earlie
Laura Earlie

Farmingdale State - 8, UMass Boston - 1

Farmingdale, N.Y. - The Farmingdale State women's tennis team picked up their first win of the season with an 8-1 victory at home over UMass Boston. Rams newcomers Jessica Sickles, Alex Bentz, Kristina Rossano and Lilya Dyakiv all posted convincing wins in singles play.

In the doubles competition, Sickles and Rossano fell at first doubles 8-6, but Bentz and Dyakiv recorded an 8-4 victory.

Farmingdale State received a win in both third doubles and six singles by default due to a shortage of players on the visitors roster.

The Rams will travel to play Staten Island next on Saturday, September 10 at 12:00 p.m.

Singles competition
1. Sickles, Jessica (FSCW) def. Anitra Kloczewiak (UMBWT) 6-2, 6-2
2. Bentz, Alex (FSCW) def. Samantha Counts (UMBWT) 6-1, 6-0
3. Rossano, Kristina (FSCW) def. MaKenna Arrigo (UMBWT) 6-2, 6-4
4. Dyakiv, Lilya (FSCW) def. Wendy Steinman (UMBWT) 6-4, 6-2
5. Earlie, Laura (FSCW) def. Hieu Nguyen (UMBWT) 6-1, 7-5
6. Vecchio, Amanda (FSCW) def. No player (UMBWT), by default
Doubles competition
1. MaKenna Arrigo/Anitra Kloczewiak (UMBWT) def. Sickles, Jessica/Rossano, Kristina (FSCW) 8-6
2. Bentz, Alex/Dyakiv, Lilya (FSCW) def. Hieu Nguyen/Wendy Steinman (UMBWT) 8-4
3. Earlie, Laura/Tomasulo, Rachel (FSCW) def. No player/No player (UMBWT), by default
Match Notes
UMass Boston 0-1
Farmingdale State 1-0
T-3:00 A-30