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Saxons women’s tennis team edges Penn State-Behrend

ALFRED, NY — The Alfred University women’s tennis team split six singles matchups and won two of three doubles matches to hand visiting Penn State-Behrend a 5-4 defeat Friday afternoon.

Winning singles matches for AU (3-2) were freshman Kaitlin Flaherty (Queensbury, NY/Queensbury), 6-3, 6-3 in third singles; sophomore Emily Eisenbuerg (Oyster Bay, NY/Oyster Bay), 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 in fifth singles; and senior Devyn Devantier (Niagara Falls, NY/Niagara-Wheatfield), 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 in sixth singles.

In doubles play, senior Cady Spencer (Homer, NY/Homer) and  Eisenberg won second doubles, 8-2, and Flaherty and senior Melissa Boyer (Bloomfield, MI/Lahser) took third doubles, 8-2.

AU is in action next on Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 3:30 p.m. at home against St. John Fisher.