HAMILTON, N.Y. – The St. Bonaventure University women's tennis team won eight out of nine matches to claim a 6-1 victory over Colgate Sunday afternoon.
The Bonnies opened the match by sweeping all three doubles matches.
St. Bonaventure improves to 3-4 on the season.
Penelope Abreu and Andrea Roque teamed up for a 7-6 win against Jordan Williams and Rebecca Wolf at No. 1. The pair of Emily Stanley and Amelia Haley earned a win over Madi Kiani and Lauren O'Brien, 6-1, while Paula Velilla and Kahlei Reisinger completed the sweep with a 6-4 victory against Emily Untermyer and Mackenzie Deeter.
Momentum carried into singles play for the Bonnies as they won five out six matches to seal the win.
Abreu got things started at the No. 1 flight, defeating Emme Levenson in straight sets, 6-1, 6-0. Haley earned a win at No. 2 over Deeter in three sets, 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 and Andrea Roque won a hard-fought match against Wolf, 7-5, 7-5, at the No. 3 slot.
Stanley and Buse Gunay closed out the match with wins for the Bonnies at No. 4 and No. 6, respectively. Stanley took down O'Brien in three sets, 6-0, 3-6, 6-4. Gunay also needed three sets to win her match, besting Williams 6-7, 6-2, 10-6.
The Bonnies are back in action Feb. 16 at the SBU Tennis Center against Binghamton. That match is scheduled for a 1:00 p.m. start.
St. Bonaventure 6, Colgate 1
1. Penelope Abreu (SBU) def. Emme Levenson (COL) 6-1, 6-0
2. Amelia Haley (SBU) def. Mackenzie Deeter (COL) 6-4, 2-6, 6-3
3. Andrea Roque (SBU) def. Rebecca Wolf (COL) 7-5, 7-5
4. Emily Stanley (SBU) def. Lauren O'Brien (COL) 6-0, 3-6, 6-4
5. Katerina Atallah (COL) def. Kahlei Reisinger (SBU) 6-4, 7-6
6. Buse Gunay (SBU) def. Jordan Williams (COL) 6-7, 6-2, 10-6
1. Abreu/Roque (SBU) def. Williams/Wolf (COL) 7-6
2. Stanley/Haley (SBU) def. Madi Kiani/O'Brien (COL) 6-1
3. Paula Velilla/Reisinger (SBU) def. Emily Untermyer/Deeter (COL) 6-4
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