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AU women’s tennis team set to compete at state championships

ITHACA, NY — The Alfred University women’s tennis team will compete at the New York State championship tournament, Friday-Sunday, Oct. 12-14, in Ithaca.


Thirteen teams are competing in the Ithaca College-hosted tournament, which begins Friday with two rounds of doubles play and the first round of singles play. Pairings and updated singles and doubles brackets can be found on-line at


Following are Alfred’s first-round pairings for singles and doubles:


First singles: Freshman Emma Jackson (Wellsville, NY/Wellsville) vs. Elizabeth McGrail of RIT.


Second singles: Sophomore Brennan Ferguson (Destrechan, LA/Ursuline) vs. Winnie Yates, Vassar.


Third singles: Freshman Kaitlin Flaherty (Queensbury, NY/Queensbury) vs. Brockport’s Katelyn Richenburg.


Fourth singles: Senior Melissa Boyer (Bloomfield, MI/Lahser) vs. Brooke Kaylor, RIT.


Fifth singles: Senior Cady Spencer (Homer, NY/Homer) vs. Aislin Shea of Hamilton.


Sixth singles: Emily Eisenberg (Oyster Bay, NY/Oyster Bay) vs. St. Lawrence’s Samantha Miller.


First doubles: Jackson and Ferguson vs. Christine Nunez and Allison Young of Ithaca.


Second doubles: Spencer and Eisenberg vs. Hallsey Leighton and Remy Raevsky of William Smith.


Third doubles: Flaherty and Boyer vs. Sarah Stromski and Nicole Derose, Brockport.