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AU women’s tennis team edges D’Youville for first win of season

ALFRED, NY - The Alfred University women’s tennis team earned its first win of the 2011 season Friday afternoon, shading visiting D’Youville, 5-4.

AU (1-2, 0-1 Empire 8) got singles wins from senior Griffin Currie (Erie, PA/Mercyhurst Prep) 6-0, 6-2 in first singles; junior Catherine Spencer (Homer, NY/Homer), 6-3, 6-7 (4-7), 6-4 in fifth singles; and freshman Emily Eisenberg (Oyster Bay, NY/Oyster Bay), 6-0, 6-3 in sixth singles.

Alfred won two of three doubles matches. Currie and freshman Jennifer Smith (Cutchogue, NY/Mattituck) won first doubles, 8-0, and Spencer and Eisenberg took the decisive third doubles match, 8-1.

Alfred is in action next on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 4 p.m. at home against Elmira.