Rams Fall to Non-Conference Brooklyn

2011 Farmingdale State Women's Tennis Team
2011 Farmingdale State Women's Tennis Team

Brooklyn College - 5, Farmingdale State - 4

Brooklyn, N.Y. - The Farmingdale State women's tennis team fell for the first time this season to Brooklyn College in a non-conference match on Thursday in Brooklyn, N.Y. The Rams (4-1) held a 2-1 advantage after doubles play, but a close match at 3rd singles would give Brooklyn the 5-4 victory.

Freshman Alexandra Bentz (Massapequa Park, N.Y.) and junior Laura Earlie (Moriches, N.Y./William Floyd) both remain undefeated this season. Bentz is currently 5-0 at 2nd singles, while Earlie is 5-0 at 5th singles. They are also both undefeated in doubles matches this season.

Farmingdale State will now host NYU-Poly on Wednesday, September 28th at 4:00 p.m.


Brooklyn College 5, Farmingdale State 4
Sep 22, 2011 at Brooklyn, NY (Roosevelt Courts)

Singles competition
1. Orkis, Yuliya (BC) def. Sickles, Jessica (FSCW) 6-1, 6-1
2. Bentz, Alex (FSCW) def. Rivkin, Liana (BC) 6-3, 6-3
3. Sanz, Maria (BC) def. Rossano, Kristina (FSCW) 7-5, 3-6, 1-0 (11-9)
4. Shen, Janice (BC) def. Dyakiv, Liliya (FSCW) 6-0, 6-4
5. Earlie, Laura (FSCW) def. Chabbott, Norma (BC) 6-3, 6-1
6. Gelosi, Gianna (BC) def. Lebrun, Alex (FSCW) 6-4, 6-4
Doubles competition
1. Orkis, Yuliya/Rivkin, Liana (BC) def. Sickles, Jessica/Rossano, Kristina (FSCW) 9-7
2. Dyakiv, Liliya/Earlie, Laura (FSCW) def. Shen, Janice/Razaz, Maryam (BC) 8-1
3. Tomasulo, Rachel/Vecchio, Amanda (FSCW) def. Gelosi, Gianna/Cameron, Hadiya (BC) 8-6
Match Notes
Farmingdale State 4-1
Brooklyn College 4-1