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AU women’s tennis team gets E8 win over St. John Fisher

ALFRED, NY — The Alfred University women’s tennis team evened its record in Empire 8 Conference play with a 6-3 victory over visiting St. John Fisher Tuesday afternoon.

The Saxons (4-2, 1-1 Empire 8) got singles wins from freshman Kaitlin Flaherty (Queensbury, NY/Queensbury), 6-2, 7-6 in third singles; senior Cady Spencer (Homer, NY/Homer), 6-1, 6-0 in fourth singles; sophomore Emily Eisenbuerg (Oyster Bay, NY/Oyster Bay), 7-5, 6-2 in fifth singles; and senior Devyn Devantier (Niagara Falls, NY/Niagara-Wheatfield), 6-2, 6-2 in sixth singles.

Alfred took two of three doubles matches. Freshman Emma Jackson (Wellsville, NY/Wellsville) and sophomore Brennan Ferguson (Destrechan, LA/Ursuline) won first doubles, 8-4; and Flaherty and senior Melissa Boyer (Bloomfield, MI/Lahser) took third doubles, 8-3.

AU is in action next on Friday, Sept. 15, at 1 p.m. Hartwick.