NEW PALTZ, NY — The SUNY New Paltz women’s tennis team lost to the New York University Violets in a non-conference match this afternoon.
Hawks junior Eri Yamakawa (Eastchester, NY) defeated Stephanie Tu (Greenvale, NY), 6-3, 1-6, 10-8, and senior Jennifer Larson (Port Jervis, NY) defeated Hayley McLaughlin (Plano, TX) 6-4, 6-0.
The Violets were too much on the doubles side as Erika Olson (Carlsbad, CA) and Katie Lee downed Yamakawa, and Liz Beirne (Moriches, NY) in a close match 9-7. McLaughlin and Holly Smith (Troy, MI) downed Larson and Katherine Ketigian (Garden City, NY) 8-3. Lindsey Lovinger (Miller Place, NY) and Kerri Serkes (Massapequa, NY) fell to Bianca Nicolletti (Brooklyn, NY) and Britt Swenson (Wayzata, MN) 5-8.
The team returns to action on Wednesday, October 4th when they host Vassar at 4:00pm.
Match Summary: Final Score: NYU 7 New Paltz 2
1.) Erika Olson/Katie Lee (NYU) def Eri Yamakawa/Liz Beirne (NP) 9-7
2.) Hayley McLaughlin/Holly Smith (NYU) def Jen Larson/Katherine Ketigian (NP) 8-3
3.) Bianca Nicoletti/Britt Swenson (NYU) def. Lindsey Lovinger/Kerri Serkes (NP) 8-5
1.) Eri Yamakawa (NP) def. Stephanie Tu (NYU) 6-3, 1-6, 10-8
2.) Erika Olson (NYU) def. Liz Beirne (NP) 6-0, 6-0
3.) Jennifer Larson (NP) def. Halyley McLaughlin (NYU) 6-4, 6-0
4.) Meggie Smith (NYU) def. Lyndsey Lovinger (NP) 6-7, 7-4, 6-0
5.) Katie Lee (NYU) def. Katherine Ketigian (NP) 6-2, 6-1
6.) Holly Smith (NYU) def. Kerri Serkes (NP) 6-2, 6-2