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Devils, Cohen gain historic wins
Monday, October 10, 2016

Devils, Cohen gain historic wins

Chloe Cohen claimed milestone win (photo by Ron Szot).

The Fredonia women's tennis team ended its season reaching the 10-win plateau, defeating Oswego in the consolation round of the SUNYAC Championships. The 10 wins are the most in recorded program history going back to 1999.


   2016 seniors (from left) Leanne Hofstead, Stephanie Ashodian,
   Phoebe Langdon, Chloe Cohen, and Hallee Dickinson
   (photo by Ron Szot).

The match was clinched when senior Chloe Cohen (West Hempstead/West Hempstead) won the deciding sets 6-2, 6-4 to give the Devils their fifth victory of the match, as they won 5-2. It was also Cohen's 20th career win, tieing Stephanie Thompson (20-21; 2011-14) on the career wins list dating back to 1999. Cohen finished her career with a 20-13 mark.

Oswego took the upper hand taking two of the three double matches. Seniors Cohen and Halee Dickinson (Brockport/Brockport) won at second doubles, 8-1. They had also won second doubles the day before.Olivia Miller (Springwater/Wayland-Cohocton) and Anna Chiacchia (Hamburg/Hamburg) were edged 8-6 in first doubles, and Leanne Hofstead (Liverpool/Liverpool) and Christine Thomas (Ransomville/Niagara Wheatfield) dropped third doubles, 8-1.

Fredonia would go on to win the next four singles matches to claim the win.

Miller won 6-2, 6-2 at first singles, and Cohen at second, won 6-2, 6-4.

Chiacchia won the first game at third singles, 6-2, and was leading 4-1 in the second when Cohen clinched the team victory.

At fourth singles, Dickinson won in three games, 6-3, 1-6, 6-1. Adriana Speach (Baldwinsville/C.W. Baker) won 6-1, 6-2 at sixth singles.

Chloe Karnisky was up 5-3 at fifth singles when play was suspended.

The doubles team of seniors Cohen and Dickinson finished an undefeated weekend at the tournament.

Fredonia finishes with a 10-3 record.



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