Women's tennis defeats St. John's, 4-3

Lisa Seyton

March 15, 2013

Flushing, N.Y. -

Junior Lisa Seyton's (Paris, France) win at No. 6 singles clinched a 4-3 victory over St. John's in women's tennis action on Friday at the National Tennis Center. Seyton defeated Gvantsa Robakidze, 6-3, 6-3.

The Seawolves were down 1-0 entering singles play, but the Seawolves won in straight sets in the first three flights to take a 3-1 lead. Seyton's victory was her third of the season in dual matches.

Stony Brook's win at No. 2 doubles was captured by freshmen Louise Badoche (Paris, France) and Jackie Altansarnai (Hinsdale, Ill.). Altansarnai won her singles match, 6-4, 6-1.

Senior Nini Lagvilava (Tbilsi, Georgia) and sophomore Polina Movchan (Kiev, Ukraine) won at No. 1 and 2 singles, respectively.

The Seawolves will be back in action on March 27 for their first home dual match of the season against ASA College at 2 p.m.

Stony Brook 4, St. John's
1. Nini Lagvilava (SBU) def. Amber Washington (STJ) 6-1, 6-4
2. Polina Movchan (SBU) def. Nevena Selakovic (STJ) 6-4, 6-2
3. Jackie Altansarnai (SBU) def. Diamond Adams (STJ) 6-4, 6-1
4. Yanita Arnaudova (STJ) def. Cassandra Dix (SBU) 7-5, 6-4
5. Ksenia Mikhaylova (STJ) def. Becky Shtilkind (SBU) 7-6 (7-5), 1-6, 1-0 (7-2)
6. Lisa Seyton (SBU) def. Gvantsa Robakidze (STJ) 6-3, 6-3