Rams Edge St. Joe's for Conference Win

Farmingdale State - 5, St. Joseph's - 4


Farmingdale, N.Y. - The Farmingdale State women's tennis team edged Skyline opponent St. Joseph's 5-4 on Wednesday afternoon. The Rams (6-2) remain undefeated 3-0 in the conference, while the Golden Eagles (5-3) drop to 1-2 in Skyline play.

Farmingdale held the 2-1 advantage after the doubles competition, with 9-8 wins from sophomores Alex Bentz (Massapequa Park, N.Y.) and Jessica Sickles (Massapequa, N.Y.) at #1 doubles, and senior Vanessa Josma (Massapequa, N.Y.) and sophomore Amanda Vecchio (Shirley, N.Y.) at #3 doubles.

In singles play, Sickles posted a 6-1, 6-0 victory in the #1 spot, while senior Laura Earlie took a 6-2, 6-0 win at #3 and Josma took a 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 win at #5.

The Rams now host Mount Saint Mary College in another Skyline match on Saturday, October 6 at 1:00 p.m.

 

Farmingdale State 5, St. Joseph's-LI 4
Oct 03, 2012 at Farmingdale, NY

Singles competition
1. Sickles, Jessica (FSCW) def. Marroquin, Nancy (SJC-W-12) 6-1, 6-0
2. Soeder, Katie (SJC-W-12) def. Bentz, Alex (FSCW) 2-6, 6-2, 6-1
3. Earlie, Laura (FSCW) def. Valente, Cristina (SJC-W-12) 6-2, 6-0
4. Dorsey, Katelyn (SJC-W-12) def. Liguori, Denise (FSCW) 6-1, 6-1
5. Josma, Vanessa (FSCW) def. Merker, Lindsey (SJC-W-12) 3-6, 6-3, 7-5
6. McGrath, Kelley (SJC-W-12) def. Tomasulo, Rachel (FSCW) 6-1, 6-0
Doubles competition
1. Bentz, Alex/Sickles, Jessica (FSCW) def. Soeder, Katie/Marroquin, Nancy (SJC-W-12) 9-8
2. Dorsey, Katelyn/Valente, Cristina (SJC-W-12) def. Liguori, Denise/Earlie, Laura (FSCW) 8-4
3. Josma, Vanessa/Vecchio, Amanda (FSCW) def. Merker, Lindsey/McGrath, Kelley (SJC-W-12) 9-8
Match Notes
St. Joseph's-LI 5-3, 1-2 Skyline
Farmingdale State 6-2, 3-0 Skyline
Official: James Sullivan T-2:45 A-20

 

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