Devils fall short of post-season berth

Tuesday October 8, 2019Sports Information Office
tennis players Sarah Bunk and Mikayla Johnson
Sarah Bunk (left) and Mikayla Johnson

The Fredonia State women's tennis team wrapped up its season with a 6-3 loss to Plattsburgh State in SUNYAC action at the Binghamton Tennis Center on Sunday.
The Blue Devils finish the 2019 campaign at 10-4 overall (3-4 SUNYAC), while the Cardinals finished the year at 7-6 overall (3-4 SUNYAC).
The Devils, Cardinals, and Cortland finished the SUNYAC schedule in a three-way tie for fourth place. Cortland claimed the fourth and final spot in the SUNYAC Tournament based on tiebreakers. Cortland defeated Plattsburgh, 9-0, back on Sept. 20, while Fredonia topped Cortland, 6-3, on Sept. 27.

Fredonia State won two singles matches, with No. 2 Sarah Bunk prevailing with a 6-2, 6-1 victory, and Mikayla Johnson won at No. 3 with scores of 6-3, 6-0.

Bunk and Johnson also claimed the team's lone doubles with at No. 2, dropping their foes, 8-3.

10/06/19 at Binghamton (Binghamton Tennis Center)

Singles competition

1. Rukshana Abdeen (PLAT) def. Anna Chiacchia (FREDONIA) 6-1, 6-2

2. Sarah Bunk (FREDONIA) def. Alyana Leandry (PLAT) 6-2, 6-1

3. Mikayla Johnson (FREDONIA) def. Sierra Barrett (PLAT) 6-3, 6-0

4. Cydney Bond (PLAT) def. Jane Chiacchia (FREDONIA) 7-5, 1-6, 7-6

5. Sarah Hoeffner (PLAT) def. Avril King (FREDONIA) 6-2, 6-4

6. Erin Wiggins (PLAT) def. Dominique Martello (FREDONIA) 6-2, 6-0

Doubles competition

1. Rukshana Abdeen/Sarah Hoeffner (PLAT) def. Anna Chiacchia/Jane Chiacchia (FREDONIA) 8-4

2. Sarah Bunk/Mikayla Johnson (FREDONIA) def. Cydney Bond/Sierra Barrett (PLAT) 8-3

3. Megan Blake/Erin Wiggins (PLAT) def. Avril King/Ashley Mills (FREDONIA) 8-6

Match Notes

Fredonia 10-4 / 3-4 SUNYAC

Plattsburgh 7-6 / 3-4 SUNYAC

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