WOMEN’S TENNIS EDGED BY NIAGARA, 4-3
WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ – Competing until the very last set of the day, the Monmouth University women’s tennis team was outlasted by MAAC opponent Niagara on Sunday morning, 4-3. The Hawks earned three singles wins and a doubles win on the day, but were edged by the Purple Eagles in the third set at #5 singles.
-In a battle at #1 singles, Adriana Armendariz earned the win in the third set, 6-2, 1-6, 6-4.
-Kendal Kauffman defeated Niagara’s Sansriti Ranjan at #4 singles, 6-4, 6-1.
-Caroline Mattise also won during the singles portion, picking up the 7-5, 6-3 victory at #6.
-The Hawks duo of Kauffman and Mattise earned the #3 doubles win, defeating Niagara’s Jasmin Vargas and Stella Peisakhova by a score of 6-4.
1. Armendariz, Adriana (MONW) def. Peisakhova, Stella (NIAW) 6-2, 1-6, 6-4
2. Wong, Shannon (NIAW) def. Graff, Alexandra (MONW) 6-2, 6-3
3. Deshmukh, Sharlee (NIAW) def. Nugent, Victoria (MONW) 6-1, 6-2
4. Kauffman, Kendal (MONW) def. Ranjan, Sansriti (NIAW) 6-4, 6-1
5. Hutchinson, Ali (NIAW) def. Gabriel, Chioma (MONW) 7-5, 3-6, 6-0
6. Mattise, Caroline (MONW) def. Vargas, Jasmin (NIAW) 7-5, 6-3
The Hawks will travel to Fairfield tomorrow for their third conference match. First serve is scheduled for 3:30 PM.