#Seawolves top Fordham, St. John's
April 6, 2014
Stony Brook, N.Y. -
Playing its first matches in nearly two weeks, the Stony Brook women's tennis defeated Fordham and St. John's to move to 7-3 on the season.
The Seawolves topped the Rams, 6-1, Saturday and defeated the Red Storm, 5-2, Sunday.
Junior Polina Movchan (Kiev, Ukraine) and sophomore Jackie AltanSarnai (Hinsdale, Ill.) were victorious at No. 1 doubles, 8-7. Freshman Nadia Smergut (New York, N.Y.) and sophomore Becky Shtilkind (Brooklyn, N.Y.) helped capture the point with an 8-4 win at No. 3 doubles.
Movchan beat Elliesa Ball in a three-set match at No. 1 singles. The Seawolves won in straight sets at No. 3, 4, 5 and 6 singles to earn their third victory in a row.
After winning the doubles point, Stony Brook received strong singles performances from freshman Adey Osabuohien (Hazel Crest, Ill.), who beat Yanita Arnaudova, 6-2, 7-5, at No. 3 singles.
St. John's defaulted at No. 6 singles. Junior Cassandra Dix (Northamptonshire, United Kingdom) clinched the victory with a 6-0, 6-2 win at No. 5 singles.
Stony Brook will be back at University Courts when it hosts Manhattan on Tuesday, April 8 at 2 p.m.
Stony Brook 6, Fordham 1
Stony Brook 5, St. John's 2
1. Morozova/Arnaudova (SJU) def. Badoche/Osabuohien (SBU) 8-0
2. Movchan/Dix (SBU) def. Adams/Polyakova (SJU) 8-3
3. Shtilkind/Smergut (SBU) win by default