Women’s Tennis Falls to Albertus Magnus on the Road

Women’s Tennis Falls to Albertus Magnus on the Road

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) women's tennis team (2-3, 0-1 Skyline) couldn't carry over the momentum from their last win, dropping their road, non-conference matchup with Albertus Magnus College (2-6), 6-3, on Saturday afternoon.

How It Happened

Beginning in doubles competition, the Bears split the first two matches, while Jennifer Garcia (Brooklyn, N.Y./Bishop Loughlin) and Raquel Ramirez (Woodhaven, N.Y./St. Francis Prep) came within two games of taking the doubles advantage, dropping the match, 6-8.

Newcomer junior Katie Estes (Richmond, Vt./Mt. Mansfield Union) and senior Daniella Alva (Brooklyn, N.Y./Bishop Kearney) won their second-straight doubles match, 8-3, in the No. 2 spot.

After a defaulted 3rd spot matchup went in the Bears favor, sophomore Ashleigh Hartwig (Santee, Calif./West Hills) took her third singles win of the season, 10-5. Senior Valentina Velez Valencia (Brooklyn, N.Y./Bishop Kearney) played a tough match, coming within two points of notching her third singles win of the season. 

Next Up for the Bears

The Bears look forward to their home opener, hosting Farmingdale State College (6-1, 1-0 Skyline) on Tuesday, September 24. First serve at the USTA National Tennis Center is set for 7 p.m.