Final Score: Duquesne 6 – St. Bonaventure 1
Location: SBU Indoor Tennis Center | Olean, N.Y.
Records: St. Bonaventure 4-7, 0-1 A-10 | Duquesne 8-7, 1-1 A-10
The Short Story:
The St. Bonaventure women's tennis opened up its Atlantic 10 conference schedule on Saturday, March 21 with a loss to Duquesne, by a score of 6-1.
In singles play, sophomore Mariam Skhirtladze picked up the lone win for the Bonnies on Saturday with a two sets to one victory over the Dukes' Chandler Consonery. Mara Martinez-Santori battled for a second point for the Brown and White, but fell in two straight sets after winning the first.
As for doubles play, the duo of Marisa Brossard and Martinez-Santori notched the only win for St. Bonaventure, as they defeated Sarah Shashura and Kylie Isaacs, by a score of 8-6.
Brossard and Martinez-Santori are now 8-3 on the season in doubles matches, while Skhirtladze improved her overall record to 8-7 with all eight victories coming in the four spot.
1. Kylie Isaacs (DUQ) def. Fatya Amiri (SBU); 6-4, 6-4
2. Alexa Miller (DUQ) def. Marisa Brossard (SBU); 6-4, 6-4
3. Spencer Caravaggio (DUQ) def. Mara Martinez-Santori; 4-6, 6-4, 7-5
4. Mariam Skhirtladze (SBU) def. Chandler Consonery (DUQ); 3-6, 6-4, 6-3
5. Ally Miller (DUQ) def. Dominique Mortier (SBU); 6-1, 6-4
6. Sarah Shashura (DUQ) def. Francesca Chin (SBU); 6-0, 6-2
1. Brossard/Martinez-Santori (SBU) def. Shashura/Isaacs (DUQ); 8-6
2. Miller/Consonery (DUQ) def. Amiri/Mortier (SBU); 8-5
3. Caravaggio/Zuzanna Stelmaszak (DUQ) def. Skhirtladze/Chin (SBU); 8-2
There will be no time to dwell on the loss suffered on Saturday, as the Bonnies re-take the court on Sunday, March 22 at 1 p.m. to face Indiana (Pa.)., who is 6-2 on the season.