Solid singles play leads #Seawolves over Temple, Lehigh
Feb. 22, 2014
Bethlehem, Pa. -
Behind some outstanding singles play, the Stony Brook women's tennis team topped Temple, 4-2, before dominating Lehigh, 7-0.
Four of the six singles matches against Temple went to third-set tiebreakers, with Stony Brook winning three of those. Sophomore Jackie AltanSarnai (Hinsdale, Ill.) won 10-5 at No. 3 singles. Sophomore Louise Badoche (Paris, France) was victorious at No. 5 singles, 10-7, and junior Cassandra Dix (Northamptonshire, U.K.) came away with an 11-9 win at No. 6 singles.
Against Lehigh, junior Polina Movchan (Kiev, Ukraine) was outstanding, teaming with AltanSarnai to win 8-1 at No. 2 doubles and winning in straight sets at No. 1 singles.
Freshman Adey Osabuohien (Hazel Crest, Ill.) won dominant in her singles match, coming away with a 6-1, 6-1 win.
Stony Brook will head to Princeton on Friday, February 28 for a match against the Tigers.
Stony Brook 4, Temple 2
Stony Brook 7, Lehigh 0
1. Bilimoria/Farrell (LU) def. Smergut/Badoche (SBU) 8-5
2. Movchan/AltanSarnai (SBU) def. Hampshire/Cruz (LU) 8-1
3. Osabuohien/Shtilkind (SBU) def. Graham/Kaminetsky (LU) 8-2