October 27, 2012

Rams Fall to Mount Saint Mary in Skyline Finals

#1 Mount Saint Mary - 5, #2 Farmingdale State - 0


Newburgh, N.Y. - The Farmingdale State women's tennis team, in their first-ever Skyline Finals appearance, fell 5-0 on the road at top-seeded Mount Saint Mary College. The Rams finish the season with a 9-5 overall record.

The Knights (12-0) picked up an 8-3 victory over freshmen Jessica Sickles (Massapequa Park, N.Y.) and Alex Bentz (Massapequa Park, N.Y.) in first doubles. In both #2 and #3 doubles, Farmingdale State fell by a score of 8-1.

In singles action, the clinching point came from Mount Saint Mary freshman Breanna Scott (Highland Falls, N.Y.) as she posted a 6-2, 6-3 win in the fifth position.

Knights freshman Morgan Holbrook (Montgomery, N.Y.) had four victories in the teams two postseason matches and was named the Skyline Tournament's Most Valuable Player.

 

 
Singles competition
1. Murphy-Goldberg, Gab (MSMC-W) vs. Sickles, Jessica (FSCW) 6-2, 5-4, unfinished
2. Holbrook, Morgan (MSMC-W) def. Bentz, Alex (FSCW) 6-1, 6-2
3. O'Brien, Ashlynne (MSMC-W) vs. Earlie, Laura (FSCW) 4-6, 3-3, unfinished
4. Saydlowski, Jill (MSMC-W) vs. Liguori, Denise (FSCW) 1-6, 4-1, unfinished
5. Scott, Breanna (MSMC-W) def. Josma, Vanessa (FSCW) 6-2, 6-3
6. Torre, Jillian (MSMC-W) vs. Tomasulo, Rachael (FSCW) 6-1, 2-4, unfinished
 
Doubles competition
1. Murphy-Goldberg, Gab/Holbrook, Morgan (MSMC-W) def. Sickles, Jessica/Bentz, Alex (FSCW) 8-3
2. O'Brien, Ashlynne/Lubniewski, Jaimee (MSMC-W) def. Earlie, Laura/Liguori, Denise (FSCW) 8-1
3. Scott, Breanna/Torre, Jillian (MSMC-W) def. Josma, Vanessa/Vecchio, Amanda (FSCW) 8-1
 
Match Notes
Farmingdale State 9-5
Mount Saint Mary College 12-0
Skyline Conference Championship Match

 

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