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Devils end drought against Brockport
Monday, September 12, 2016

Devils end drought against Brockport

Women's Tennis team with Coach Greg Catalano.

The Fredonia Blue Devils women's tennis team defeated Brockport for the first time in six years, 5-4, at the Steele Hall courts on Saturday.

The third doubles team of senior Phoebe Langdon (Syracuse/Westhill) and sophomore Christine Thomas (Ransomville/Niagara Wheatfield) led off with an 8-5 victory. The senior doubles team of Halee Dickinson (Brockport/Brockport) and Chloe Cohen (West Hempstead/West Hempstead) put up a fight at second doubles, but fell 8-6.

Brockport also claimed first doubles, with Sara Mensah and Kelsey Shanahan taking an 8-2 decision over Olivia Miller (Springwater/Wayland-Cohocton) and Anna Chiacchia (Hamburg/Hamburg).

Chiacchia, a freshman, defeated her opponent at third singles 6-2, 6-2, extending her personal record to 3-0. Chloe Karnisky (Canandaigua/Canandaigua Academy) a junior, blew past her challenger at fifth singles 6-1, 6-1. Adriana Speach (Baldwinsville/C.W. Baker), a sophomore, handled her opponent at sixth singles 6-2, 6-2.

Brockport had claimed first and second singles to tie the match at 4-all.

The deciding point came from Dickinson at fourth singles, who won her first set 6-2, and her second set 7-5. That broke the tie and lifted Fredonia to 2-1 this season heading into a Sunday match at Elmira starting at noon.

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