Rams Open Skyline Play with Win Over Sage

Denise Liguori
Denise Liguori

Farmingdale State - 7, The Sage Colleges - 2

Farmingdale, N.Y. - The Farmingdale State women's tennis team won their Skyline Conference opener with a 7-2 victory over The Sage Colleges this afternoon in Farmingdale, N.Y. The Rams improved to 3-1, 1-0 on the year, while the Gators fell to 3-2, 0-1.

Farmingdale State jumped out to a 2-1 lead after doubles competition. Freshmen Michelle Fredericks (Farmingdale, N.Y.) and Tatiana Rosamilia (Malverne, N.Y.) teamed up for a 9-7 win in the second position, while sophomore Denise Liguori (Massapequa, N.Y.) and freshman Diana Selover (Oceanside, N.Y.) earned an 8-5 win in the #3 slot.

In singles play, freshman Priscilla Signore (Staten Island, N.Y.), Fredericks, Rosamilia, Liguori and Selover all earned victories.

The Rams next will travel to Hunter for a non-conference match on Wednesday, September 18th at 3:30 p.m.

Singles competition
1. Ackerman, Kristen (SAGEWOM) def. Sickles, Jessica (FSCW) 6-2, 6-4
2. Signore, Priscilla (FSCW) def. Riley, Nicole (SAGEWOM) 6-0, 6-2
3. Fredericks, Michelle (FSCW) def. Duffy, Erin (SAGEWOM) 6-2, 7-6
4. Rosamilia, Tatiana (FSCW) def. Schultz, Katie (SAGEWOM) 6-1, 6-2
5. Liguori, Denise (FSCW) def. Hayward, Mary Kate (SAGEWOM) 6-0, 6-2
6. Selover, Diana (FSCW) def. Mendozza, Shanessa (SAGEWOM) 6-0, 6-2


Doubles competition
1. Ackerman, Kristen/Riley, Nicole (SAGEWOM) def. Sickles, Jessica/Signore, Priscilla (FSCW) 8-1
2. Fredericks, Michelle/Rosamilia, Tatiana (FSCW) def. Duffy, Erin/Bendall, Lauren (SAGEWOM) 9-7
3. Liguori, Denise/Selover, Diana (FSCW) def. Fowler, Dana/Hayward, Mary Kate (SAGEWOM) 8-5
Match Notes
The Sage Colleges 3-2, 0-1 Skyline
Farmingdale State 3-1, 1-0 Skyline
T-2:30 A-35