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Devils drop Oswego State, 7-2
Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Devils drop Oswego State, 7-2

Photo by Ron Szot.

The Fredonia women's tennis team defeated over Oswego, 7-2, on Saturday at the Steele Hall Courts.

In their longest played match of the season, the Blue Devils started the day with doubles wins at one and two. At first doubles, sophomore Olivia Miller (Springwater/Wayland-Cohocton) and freshman Anna Chiacchia (Hamburg/Hamburg) came out on top 9-7. At second, seniors Halee Dickinson (Brockport/Brockport) and Chloe Cohen blanked their challengers 8-0.The third doubles team of Phoebe Langdon (Syracuse/Westhill) and Christine Thomas (Ransomville/Niagara Wheatfield) was defeated 8-4.

At first singles, Miller handled her opponent, 6-1, 6-3. After losing her first set 4-6, Cohen fought to win the second set 7-5 and the tie breaker for the third set 10-6 to claim second singles.

At third singles, Chiacchia silenced her opponent 6-0, 6-0. Dickinson at fourth, lost the first set 3-6, and rallied back to win the second set in a tie breaker 7-6. Despite the momentum, Dickinson lost the tiebreaker for the third set in a back and forth battle for the lead that ended in a 11-9 defeat.

In the fifth singles slot, Chloe Karnisky (Canandaigua/Canandaigua Academy) posted a 6-1, 6-2 score. At sixth, Adriana Speach (Baldwinsville, N.Y. / C.W. Baker) fought back from a 1-4 deficit in the first set, taking the first one 7-6. In the second set, Speach came out on top, with a 6-4 showing.

The Blue Devils improved to 7-2 on the season.

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