September 19th, 2012
MSMC tennis wins big in home opener
Senior Gabriela Murphy-Goldberg won in singles action as MSMC swept Sarah Lawrence College, 9-0.
NEWBURGH - Mount Saint Mary College swept Sarah Lawrence College on Sunday, 9-0, in the home opener for the Knights. MSMC moves to 2-0 overall, while the Gryphons drop back to 1-2.
For the second straight match, the Mount dominated the doubles action. Senior Gabriela Murphy-Goldberg paired with junior Jaimee Lubniewski claimed an 8-2 win at first doubles, while sophomore Alissa Niad and senior Jill Saydlowski won by the same score at third doubles. Freshmen Morgan Holbrook and Ashlynne O’Brien pitched a shutout at second doubles, taking an 8-0 decision.
In singles action, Murphy-Goldberg nabbed a 6-1, 6-1 decision at the top of the lineup. Holbrook walked away with a 6-1, 6-0 victory at second, while Lubniewski snagged a 6-1, 6-2 win at third. O’Brien was impressive in a 6-0, 6-1 win at fourth and Saydlowski eased to a 6-1, 6-1 win at fifth. Rounding out the sweep, junior Jillian Torre fought her way to a 6-4, 6-4 win in the sixth slot.
Mount Saint Mary returns to action on Monday with a non-conference match against Ramapo College. The match is slated for a 6:00 p.m. start time.