Spartans Overpower Cougars in Women's Tennis

Spartans Overpower Cougars in Women's Tennis

The St. Thomas Aquinas women's tennis team beat Caldwell College, 7-2 on Thursday afternoon. Bianca Signore and Sara O' Brien paired up for a top flight doubles win, 8-6.  Signore won her top flight singles match, 6-2, 6-4 while O'Brien won the fourth flight, 6-3, 6-2.  Raven DeLeon and Shannon Biehle paired up for an 8-3 doubles win.

Nyenyeri Kanefu, Raven DeLeon and Kopf also won their singles matches.  Kanefu topped Janis Jimenez, 6-3, 7-5 in the second flight match. DeLeon won 6-1, 6-0 and Kopf won 6-0, 6-0.  The Spartans will return to action on Friday when they travel to Roberts Wesleyan.   


St. Thomas Aquinas 7, Caldwell 2
Sep 22, 2016 at Orangeburg, N.Y. 

Singles competition
1. Bianca Signore (STAC) def. Rebecca Ryan (CALW) 6-2, 6-4
2. Nyenyeri Kanefu (STAC) def. Janis Jimenez (CALW) 6-3, 7-5
3. Valeria Otarola (CALW) def. Katarina Lopez (STAC) 6-4, 4-6, 10-3
4. Sara O'Brien (STAC) def. Shannon Donaldson (CALW) 6-3, 6-2
5. Raven DeLeon (STAC) def. Koumudi Thirunagaru (CALW) 6-1, 6-0
6. Carolyn Kopf (STAC) def. Debra Pellegrino (CALW) 6-0, 6-0


Doubles competition
1. Bianca Signore/Sara O'Brien (STAC) def. Rebecca Ryan/Valeria Otarola (CALW) 8-6
2. Janis Jimenez/Shannon Donaldson (CALW) def. Nyenyeri Kanefu/Katarina Lopez (STAC) 9-7
3. Raven DeLeon/Shannon Biehle (STAC) def. Debra Pellegrino/Koumudi Thirunagaru (CALW) 8-3



Match Notes
Caldwell 3-3
St. Thomas Aquinas 3-4