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Women's Tennis Defeats Niagara, 4-3

Women's Tennis Defeats Niagara, 4-3

LEWISTON, N.Y. – The St. Bonaventure University women's tennis team defeated Niagara, 4-3, Saturday on the road.

The Bonnies began the match by taking two out of the three doubles matches to earn the doubles point.

The duo of Emily Stanley and Paula Velilla defeated Olga Donchu and Coral Rodriguez, 6-4, at No. 2 doubles while Amelia Haley teamed up with Anastasia Gubanova to win at No. 3 doubles, 6-4.

In singles action, the Bonnies earned wins at the top three spots to secure the team victory over the Purple Eagles.

At the No. 1 flight, Sofia Francis bested Donchu in straight sets, 6-1, 6-4. Gubanova won in straight sets, 6-4, 6-2, over Elena Mayet and Haley secured the win at No. 3 with a straight set victory against Jaida Borg, 6-3, 6-3.

With the win, the Bonnies improved to 5-6 on the season.

The Bonnies are back in action Saturday, April 24 when they host Bucknell at 2:00 p.m. That match will be played at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford outdoor tennis courts if weather permits.

1. Sofia Franco (SBUW) def. Donchu, Olga (NIAW) 6-1, 6-4
2. Anastasia Gubanova (SBUW) def. Mayet, Elena (NIAW) 6-4, 6-2
3. Amelia Haley (SBUW) def. Borg, Jaida (NIAW) 6-3, 6-3
4. Rodriguez, Coral (NIAW) def. Andrea Roque (SBUW) 6-3, 6-3
5. Gamble, Megan (NIAW) def. Emily Stanley (SBUW) 4-6, 7-6 (7-5), 1-0 (10-3)|
6. Gonzalez, Erika (NIAW) def. Buse Gunay (SBUW) 6-3, 6-1

1. Gamble, Megan/Mayet, Elena (NIAW) def. Andrea Roque/Sofia Franco (SBUW) 6-4
2. Emily Stanley/Paula Velilla (SBUW) def. Donchu, Olga/Rodriguez, Coral (NIAW) 6-4
3. Anastasia Gubanova/Amelia Haley (SBUW) def. Gonzalez, Erika/Regales, Kirah (NIAW) 6-4

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