Women's tennis beats Connecticut, falls short against Army

Freshman Adey Osabuohien won both of her singles matches
Freshman Adey Osabuohien won both of her singles matches
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Feb. 8, 2014

West Point, N.Y. -

The Stony Brook women's tennis opened the 2014 spring season with a 4-2 victory over Connecticut Friday at the Lichtenberg Tennis Center.

The Seawolves fell to the Black Knights, 4-3, despite singles wins at No. 2, 5 and 6.

In a singles-only match, each of the wins against Connecticut came in straight sets. Junior Polina Movchan (Kiev, Ukraine) beat Srna Stosljevic, 7-6 (7-3), 6-1 at No. 1 singles. Freshman Adey Osabuohien (Hazel Crest, Ill.) topped Maxie Weinberg, 6-4, 6-3 at No. 3 singles.

Sophomores Jackie AltanSarnai (Hinsdale, Ill.) and Becky Shtilkind (Brooklyn, N.Y.) each claimed victories to led Stony Brook.

At No. 1 doubles against Army, Movchan and freshman Nadia Smergut (New York, N.Y.) won 6-3 in Stony Brook's only doubles victory of the opening weekend.

Osabuohien and Shtilkind won at No. 3 and No. 5 singles, respectively, and junior Cassandra Dix (Northamptonshire, U.K.) claimed a 6-3, 6-2 win at No. 6, but Army pulled out the 4-3 victory. Stony Brook will head to Rhode Island next weekend for matches against URI and Brown.

Stony Brook 4, Connecticut 2
1. Polina Movchan (SBU) def. Srna Stosljevic (UC), 7-6 (7-3), 6-1
2. Emma Alderman (UC) def. Nadia Smergut (SBU), 6-4, 7-5
3. Adey Osabuohien (SBU) def. Maxie Weinberg (UC), 6-4, 6-3
4. Lucy Nutting (UC) def. Louise Badoche (SBU), 6-4, 6-3
5. Jackie AltanSarnai (SBU) def. Shea Flanagan (UC), 6-1, 6-3
6. Becky Shtilkind (SBU) def. Jen Learmonth (UC) 6-3, 6-4



Army 4, Stony Brook 3
1. Smergut/Badoche (SBU) def. E. Taylor/D. Taylor (USMA), 6-3
2. Paul/Pitman (USMA) def. AltanSarnai/Shtilkind (SBU), 6-2
3. Iliev/Riney (USMA) def. Osabuohien/Dix (SBU), 6-4

1. Jamila Paul (USMA) def. Polina Movchan (SBU), 3-6, 6-2, 11-9
2. Carolyn Pitman (USMA) def. Nadia Smergut (SBU), 6-4, 7-5
3. Adey Osabuohien (SBU) def. Gabby Spindler (USMA), 6-3, 7-5
4. Della Taylor (USMA) def. Jackie AltanSarnai (SBU), 6-3, 6-3
5. Becky Shtilkind (SBU) def. Nan Porter (USMA), 6-4, 6-3
6. Cassandra Dix (SBU) def. Ally Hayley (USMA), 6-3, 6-2