ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The St. Bonaventure women's tennis team showed promise throughout the three-day event held at the Naval Academy at the Tose Family Center at the Brigade Sports Complex.
In the Bonnies first competitive action of the year, the Brown and White combined for a record of 5-10 in singles matches and 0-2 in doubles. St. Bonaventure were led by play of freshman Dominique Mortier, sophomore transfer Lauren Doversola and senior Fatya Amiri.
Starting with Dominque Mortier, who would drop her first draw, but bounced back and won the next two matches to go into the Flight C consolation finals. In the finals Mortier faced Elizabeth Sutherland of Atlantic 10 foe George Mason. Mortier went on to drop the match, 8-0.
After winning her first match due to a withdrawal, Doversola went on to defeat Cailey Easdale of Towson by a score of 7-5, 6-2. Doversola would go on to fall to Dylan Owens of James Madison in straight sets in the semifinals of the Flight D singles draw.
In the Flight A singles draw, Amiri claimed the first win for the Bonnies at Invite with a victory over Allie Paylansky. Amiri was dropped in the quarterfinals of the championship bracket in straight sets by Alex Huie of James Madison.
Senior Marisa Brossard will be sitting out the fall schedule as she recovers from a lower body surgery.
Next up for the Bonnies is the West Point Invite at Army on Friday, September 26-28.
6th Annual Bil & Sandra Moore Invitational (Navy Invite) – Final Results:
Mara Martinez-Santori (0-2) – Flight A Singles
Main Draw: Brittany Polkington (Mason) def. Martinez-Santori (SBU); 6-4, 5-7, 10-6
Back Draw: A.J. Gomer (Towson) def. Martinez-Santori (SBU); 8-6
Fatya Amiri (1-1) – Flight A Singles
Main Draw: Amiri (SBU) def. Allie Pavlansky (Navy); 2-6, 6-3, 10-7
Main Draw (Quarterfinals): Alex Huie (JMU) def. Amiri (SBU); 6-4, 6-2
Mariam Skhirtladze (0-2) – Flight B Singles
Main Draw: Shreya Pasricha (FDU) def. Skhirtladze (SBU); 6-4, 6-1
Back Draw: Jane Awad (Mason) def. Skhirtladze (SBU); 8-6
Dominique Mortier (2-2) – Flight C Singles
Main Draw: Kristine Rojo (Navy) def. Mortier (SBU)
Back Draw: Mortier (SBU) def. Jess Graham (Lehigh); 8-4
Back Draw (Semifinals): Mortier (SBU) def. Ania Krawiec (Loyola); 8-4
Consolation Finals: Elizabeth Sutherland (Mason) def. Mortier (SBU); 8-0
Lauren Doversola (2-1) – Flight D Singles
Main Draw: Doversola (SBU) def. Sofia Santa-Maria (Mason) by withdrawal
Main Draw (Quarterfinals): Doversola (SBU) def. Cailey Easdale (Towson); 7-5, 6-2
Main Draw (Semifinals): Dylan Owens (JMU) def. Doversola (SBU); 6-2, 6-3
Francesca Chin (0-2) – Flight D Singles
Main Draw: Claudia Mackenzie (Navy) def. Chin (SBU)
Back Draw: Abby Duddy (Lehigh) def. Chin (SBU); 8-2
Martinez-Santori/Mortier (0-1) – Flight A Doubles
Main Draw: Martinez-Santori/Mortier advances due to bye
Main Draw: Auyeung/Campisi (Lehigh) def. Martinez-Santori/Mortier (SBU); 8-4
Amiri/Doversola (0-1) – Flight B Doubles
Main Draw: Keller/Pavlansky (Navy) def. Amiri/Doversola (SBU); 8-6
Chin/Skhirtladze (0-1) – Flight B Doubles
Main Draw: Bradshaw/Owens (JMU) def. Chin/Skhirtladze (SBU); 8-3