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AU women’s tennis team picks up conference win over visiting Utica

ALFRED, NY — The Alfred University women’s tennis team claimed a 9-0 shutout victory over visiting Empire 8 Conference foe Utica College Saturday afternoon.


Freshman Emma Jackson (Wellsville, NY/Wellsville) claimed a 7-5, 6-4 win in first singles. Also winning singles matches for AU (5-6, 2-4 Empire 8) were: sophomore Brennan Ferguson (Destrechan, LA/Ursuline), 6-3, 6-1 in second singles; freshman Kaitlin Flaherty (Queensbury, NY/Queensbury), 6-1, 6-1 in third singles; senior Catherine Spencer (Homer, NY/Homer), 7-5, 6-2 in fourth singles; sophomore Emily Eisenbuerg (Oyster Bay, NY/Oyster Bay), 6-1, 6-3 in fifth singles; and senior Rebecca Switzer (Seneca Falls, NY/Mynderse), 6-3, 6-1 in sixth singles.


Jackson and Ferguson won first doubles, 8-1; Spencer and Eisenberg won second doubles, 8-5; and Flaherty and senior Melissa Boyer (Bloomfield, MI/Lahser) took third doubles, 8-0.


AU is in action next on Monday, Oct. 1, at 4 p.m. at home against Nazareth.