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Flaherty falls in quarterfinals of state women's tennis tournament

ITHACA, NY — Alfred University freshman Kaitlin Flaherty (Queensbury, NY/Queensbury) lost her Saturday quarterfinal match at the New York State women's tennis championships.


Flaherty, who won her first-round third singles match on Friday, lost 6-0, 6-1 to the tournament's top third singles seed, Alex Smith of Skidmore.


Earlier in the tournament, Flaherty and senior Melissa Boyer (Bloomfield, MI/Lahser) won their first-round third doubles match before bowing out in a loss to the top-seeded Skidmore team.


Thirteen teams competed in the Ithaca College-hosted tournament, held Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Results can be found on-line at