Rams Season Ends in Skyline Semifinals

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

St. Joseph's - 5, Farmingdale State - 3

West Islip, N.Y. - The third-seeded Farmingdale State women's tennis team fell 5-3 in a hard fought match against the Golden Eagles in Wednesday night's Skyline Semifinal match held at St. John the Baptist High School. The Rams season ends with an 8-5 record, while St. Joseph's (10-3) moves onto the Skyline Championship match against top-seed Mount Saint Mary on Saturday, October 29th.

Freshman Alexandra Bentz (Massapequa Park, N.Y.) was a factor in two of Farmingdale State's three points, while freshman Jessica Sickles (Massapequa Park, N.Y.) scored a point for the Rams in the #1 spot with a 6-1, 6-3 victory. Bentz remains a perfect 13-0 for the season at second singles, the first-ever undefeated season in Rams history. Sickles finishes the year 10-3 overall at first singles. Bentz and Liliya Dyakiv (Shirley, N.Y.) won 8-4 at second doubles.


St. Joseph's-LI 5, Farmingdale State 3
Oct 26, 2011 at West Islip, NY (St. John the Baptist)

Singles competition
1. Sickles, Jessica (FSCW) def. Soeder, Katie (SJC-W-11) 6-1, 6-3
2. Bentz, Alex (FSCW) def. Marroquin, Nancy (SJC-W-11) 4-6, 6-0, 6-0
3. Wood, Kathryn (SJC-W-11) vs. Rossano, Kristina (FSCW) 7-6 (7-5), 1-6, 1-1, unfinished
4. Barlow, Elizabeth (SJC-W-11) def. Dyakiv, Liliya (FSCW) 6-3, 6-1
5. Dorsey, Katelyn (SJC-W-11) def. Earlie, Laura (FSCW) 6-2, 6-0
6. Merker, Lindsey (SJC-W-11) def. Tomasulo, Rachel (FSCW) 6-0, 6-0
Doubles competition
1. Soeder, Katie/Marroquin, Nancy (SJC-W-11) def. Sickles, Jessica/Rossano, Kristina (FSCW) 8-5
2. Bentz, Alex/Dyakiv, Liliya (FSCW) def. Wood, Kathryn/Hartmann, Carolyn (SJC-W-11) 8-4
3. Dorsey, Katelyn/Barlow, Elizabeth (SJC-W-11) def. Earlie, Laura/Vecchio, Amanda (FSCW) 8-6
Match Notes
Farmingdale State 8-5
St. Joseph's-LI 10-3

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