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AU women’s tennis team blanks Utica

ALFRED, NY — The Alfred University women’s tennis team wrapped up its regular season with a 9-0 victory over visiting Utica College Saturday afternoon.

AU (4-8, 2-6 Empire 8) got singles wins from junior Griffin Currie (Erie, PA/Mercyhurst Prep), 6-2, 6-0 in first singles; senior Autumn McLain (Oneida, NY/Oneida), 6-0, 6-4 in second singles; senior Kate Cohen (Bradford, PA/Bradford), 6-1, 6-0 in third singles; sophomore Melissa Boyer (Bloomfield, MI/Lahser), 6-2, 6-0 in fourth singles; junior Shannon Tovey (Chester, CT/Valley Regional), 6-1, 6-1 in fifth singles; and sophomore Catherine Spencer (Homer, NY/Homer), 6-1, 6-0 in sixth singles.

Alfred swept the doubles competition, with Currie and McLain winning first doubles, 8-4; Cohen and Tovey winning second doubles, 8-1; and Boyer and Spencer claiming their third doubles match, 8-2.

AU plays next at the New York State championships, Friday-Sunday, Oct. 15-17, at Cornell University.