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AU women’s tennis team drops Empire 8 match to visiting Elmira

ALFRED, NY - The Alfred University women’s tennis team lost a close 5-4 decision to Empire 8 Conference foe Elmira College Wednesday afternoon.

AU (1-3, 0-2 Empire 8) swept three doubles matches but could only get one win in play, from senior Griffin Currie (Erie, PA/Mercyhurst Prep), who took first singles, 6-2, 6-1.

Griffin and freshman Jennifer Smith (Cutchogue, NY/Mattituck) won first doubles, 8-6; freshman Brennan Ferguson and senior Shannon Tovey (Chester, CT/Valley Regional) took second doubles, 8-3; and junior Catherine Spencer (Homer, NY/Homer) and freshman Emily Eisenberg (Oyster Bay, NY/Oyster Bay) won third doubles, 8-6.

Alfred is in action next on Thursday, Sept. 15, at 4 p.m. at home against non-league opponent Keuka.