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Courtesy: Monmouth Sports Information

WOMEN’S TENNIS EARNS FIRST SPRING WIN OVER SAINT FRANCIS BROOKLYN, 5-2

Courtesy: Monmouth Sports Information
         
Release: April 01, 2017
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BROOKLYN, NY – After falling to Marist in its spring opener, the Monmouth University women’s tennis team picked up its first win of 2017 over St. Francis Brooklyn on Saturday morning, 5-2. Senior Adriana Armendariz earned the win at #1 singles before teaming up with Maria Ivanova for the 6-0 victory at #2 doubles. The Hawks will play five matches in the next seven days, beginning with a 10:30 AM match with Niagara tomorrow morning in West Long Branch.

 

NOTES

-Armendariz won the #1 singles match by a score of 6-2, 6-1 before blanking the Terriers with Ivanova in the doubles portion.

-Kendal Kauffman, Chioma Gabriel, and Maria Ivanova all earned singles wins at #4, #5, and #6 singles, respectively.

-Kauffman joined Caroline Mattise at #3 doubles to take the convincing win.

NUMBERS CRUNCH

Singles competition

1. Armendariz, Adriana (MONW) def. Bogdanovic, Sara (SFB) 6-2, 6-1

2. Dimante, Laura (SFB) def. Graff, Alexandra (MONW) 6-3, 3-6, 10-6

3. Pastro, Runsi (SFB) def. Nugent, Victoria (MONW) 6-1, 6-3

4. Kauffman, Kendal (MONW) def. Tanko Esapo, Kimera (SFB) 8-0

5. Gabriel, Chioma (MONW) def. Lenjor, Akyi (SFB) 8-1

6. Ivanova, Maria (MONW) def. Rojo, Andrea (SFB) 8-2

 

Doubles competition

1. Bogdanovic, Sara/Dimante, Laura (SFB) def. Graff, Alexandra/Gabriel, Chioma (MONW) 6-4

2. Armendariz, Adriana/Ivanova, Maria (MONW) def. Tanko Esapo, Kimera/Lenjor, Akyi (SFB) 6-0

3. Kauffman, Kendal/Mattise, Caroline (MONW) def. Pastro, Runsi/Rojo, Andrea (SFB) 6-1

 

UP NEXT

The Hawks will host their second conference match of the spring, as they welcome MAAC opponent Niagara tomorrow at 10:30 AM.

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