Saturday, February 16, 2008

UAlbany Tennis Sweeps Providence, 7-0, to Remain Undefeated

Courtesy: UAlbany Sports Information

Albany, N.Y. – The UAlbany tennis team swept Providence, 7-0, in non-conference action to remain undefeated on Saturday afternoon at The Bubble. Aimee Kern and Susan Ma led the Great Danes, pairing up for a doubles win and posting two singles victories.

Kern and Ma defeated the Friars’ Avery Gibson and Dara Hawkins-Hodgson, 8-5 to start the match. Kern later defeated Gibson, 6-0, 6-1, at No. 1 singles action while Ma posted a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Hawkins-Hodgson at the No. 2 position. Laine Mackey teamed up with Amanda Hall and defeated Jenn Cusack and Meghan Gilroy, 8-1, at No. 2 doubles, while Kim Weltman and Charlotte Tatler finished the doubles sweep with an 8-6 win over Ayushi Sinha and Kim Betzner.

Weltman recorded a 6-2, 6-0 win over Cusack at No. 3 singles while Tatler posted a 6-2, 6-0 victory against Sinha. Mackey and Hall also had wins at No. 5 and No. 6 singles, respectively. Mackey finished with a 6-1, 6-0 victory over Kate Lyons while Hall recorded a 6-2, 6-3 win over Gilroy.

The Great Danes, who improve to 8-0 on the season, returns to action on Friday, Feb. 22 at Niagara.


Aimee Kern (UA) def. Avery Gibson (PC), 6-0, 6-1

Susan Ma (UA) def. Dara Hawkins-Hodgson (PC), 6-1, 6-1

Kim Weltman (UA) def. Jenn Cusack (PC), 6-2, 6-0

Charlotte Tatler (UA) def. Ayushi Sinha (PC), 6-2, 6-0

Laine Mackey (UA) def. Kate Lyons (PC), 6-1, 6-0

Amanda Hall (UA) def. Meghan Gilroy (PC), 6-2, 6-3

Caitlin Crowley (UA) def. Kim Betzner (PC), 6-3, 6-2


Kern/Ma (UA) def. Gibson/Hawkins-Hodgson (PC), 8-5

Mackey/Hall (UA) def. Cusack/Gilroy (PC), 8-1

Weltman/Tatler (UA) def. Sinha/Betzner (PC), 8-6

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