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Saxon women’s tennis team pounds Keuka

ALFRED, NY - The Alfred University women’s tennis team earned its second win of the season Thursday, beating visiting Keuka 8-1 in a non-league matchup.

The Saxons (2-3, 0-2 Empire 8 Conference) swept three doubles matches and took five of six in singles play. Senior Griffin Currie (Erie, PA/Mercyhurst Prep) claimed first singles, 6-2, 6-1, and teamed with freshman Jennifer Smith (Cutchogue, NY/Mattituck) to win first doubles, 8-4.

AU also got singles wins from freshman Brennan Ferguson, 6-2, 6-1 in third singles; senior Shannon Tovey (Chester, CT/Valley Regional), 7-5, 6-1 in fourth singles; junior Catherine Spencer (Homer, NY/Homer), 6-3, 6-0 in fifth singles; and freshman Emily Eisenberg (Oyster Bay, NY/Oyster Bay), 6-3, 6-2 in sixth singles.

Ferguson and Tovey won second doubles, 8-0, and Spencer and Eisenberg were 8-4 winners in third doubles.

Alfred is in action next on Saturday, Sept. 17, at noon at home against Empire 8 foe Stevens.