Rams Down Pratt in Non-Conference Match

Amanda Vecchio
Amanda Vecchio

Farmingdale State - 5, Pratt Institute - 4

Farmingdale, N.Y. - The Farmingdale State women's tennis team improved to 15-2 on the season after defeating Pratt Institute, 5-4, on Saturday afternoon in a non-conference match.

The Rams earned one point in doubles competition as freshman Diana Selover (Oceanside, N.Y.) paired with junior Amanda Vecchio (Shirley, N.Y.) for an 8-1 victory in the third position.

In singles play, Farmingdale State was led by freshman Michelle Fredericks (Farmingdale, N.Y.) who earned a 7-5, 6-2 win in the #2 position, while junior Alex Bentz (Massapequa Park, N.Y.) carded a 6-0, 6-1 victory in the third position. Sophomore Denise Liguori (Massapequa, N.Y.), who was playing fourth singles, tallied a 6-0, 6-4 victory and Vecchio (6-2, 6-3) won in the #5 slot.

The Rams next will host Ramapo in a non-conference match on Wednesday, April 30th at 5:00 p.m.

Singles competition
1. Agata Jakubowska (PRATT) def. Signore, Priscilla (FSCW) 6-2, 6-0
2. Fredericks, Michelle (FSCW) def. Rachel Caires (PRATT) 7-5, 6-2
3. Bentz, Alex (FSCW) def. Whitney Mills (PRATT) 6-0, 6-1
4. Liguori, Denise (FSCW) def. Sarah Conant (PRATT) 6-0, 6-4
5. Vecchio, Amanda (FSCW) def. Janet Lee (PRATT) 6-2, 6-3
6. Rose Wong (PRATT) def. Cleto, Mercy (FSCW) 6-1, 6-1
Doubles competition
1. Whitney Mills/Agata Jakubowska (PRATT) def. Signore, Priscilla/Liguori, Denise (FSCW) 8-4
2. Rachel Caires/Sarah Conant (PRATT) def. Fredericks, Michelle/Bentz, Alex (FSCW) 8-6
3. Selover, Diana/Vecchio, Amanda (FSCW) def. Janet Lee/Rose Wong (PRATT) 8-1