Rams Win Opening Match of Spring Season

Alex Bentz
Alex Bentz

Farmingdale State - 6, Staten Island - 3

Farmingdale, N.Y. - In their first match since capturing the Skyline Conference Championship in October, the Farmingdale State women's tennis team defeated Staten Island 6-3 on April 6th. The Rams now stand at 13-2 on the year, while the Dolphins fell to 15-2.

Farmingdale State earned two points in doubles competition as junior Alex Bentz (Massapequa Park, N.Y.) and freshman Michelle Fredericks (Farmingdale, N.Y.) recorded an 8-2 win in the #2 position, while freshman Tatiana Rosamilia (Malverne, N.Y.) and sophomore Denise Liguori (Massapequa, N.Y.) tallied an 8-2 victory in the third slot.

In first singles, junior Jessica Sickles (Massapequa Park, N.Y.) earned a 6-1, 6-0 victory for the Rams. Bentz (6-1, 6-1), Rosamilia (6-3, 6-0) and Liguori (6-0, 6-1) all added singles points for the Rams.

Singles competition
1. Sickles, Jessica (FSCW) def. Nozima Toshpulatova (CSI) 6-1, 6-0
2. Sabrina Bragerton (CSI) def. Signore, Priscilla (FSCW) 7-6, 6-3
3. Jean Baak (CSI) def. Fredericks, Michelle (FSCW) 6-4, 5-7, 11-9
4. Bentz, Alex (FSCW) def. Madiha Mulla (CSI) 6-1, 6-1
5. Rosamilia, Tatiana (FSCW) def. Michelle Kushnir (CSI) 6-3, 6-0
6. Liguori, Denise (FSCW) def. Jackie Jamaleddine (CSI) 6-0, 6-1
Doubles competition
1. Nozima Toshpulatova/Sabrina Bragerton (CSI) def. Sickles, Jessica/Signore, Priscilla (FSCW) 8-2
2. Bentz, Alex/Fredericks, Michelle (FSCW) def. Jean Baak/Madiha Mulla (CSI) 8-2
3. Rosamilia, Tatiana/Liguori, Denise (FSCW) def. Michelle Kushnir/Jackie Jamaleddine (CSI) 8-2