Women's Tennis Blanks Second Straight Division II Opponent

Humacao, Puerto Rico – The Geneseo women’s tennis team (11-1) blanked a Division II opponent for the second day in a row, defeating Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras 9-0 Tuesday.

Four Knights were double winners. First year Marylen Santos (Jamaica/St. Francis Prep) and senior Katie Talbot (Endwell/Maine-Endwell) are now 11-1 at first doubles after an 8-1 win. In singles play, Santos improved to 8-2 at first singles with a straight-set victory and Talbot raised her record to 8-2 by dropping just one game at third singles.

Sophomore Amanda Rosati (Albany/Academy of the Holy Names) and senior Sarah Shields (Long Valley, N.J./West Morris) stayed perfect at second doubles, winning 8-1 to up their season mark to 7-0. They were straight-set singles winners at fourth and fifth singles, respectively.

Geneseo won one doubles match and two singles bouts by default.

The Knights conclude their spring break trip Friday, facing Springfield. 

Doubles
1: Marylen Santos/Katie Talbot (GEN) beat Angelica Perez/Alexandra Rodriguez (PR) 8-1
2: Amanda Rosati/Sarah Shields (GEN) beat Kiani Torrezofa/Gabriella Derrios (PR) 8-1
3: Minxuan Yuan/Zakiyyah Abdus-Salaam (GEN) won by default

Singles
1: Marylen  Santos (GEN) beat Alexandra Rodriguez (PR) 6-2, 10-2
2: Dexuan Yuan (GEN) won by default
3: Katie Talbot (GEN) beat Gabriella Derrios (PR) 6-1, 6-0
4: Amanda Rosati (GEN) beat Kiani Torrezofa (PR) 6-1, 6-0
5: Sarah Shields (GEN) beat Nicole Rivera (PR) 6-0, retired
6: Zakiyyah Abdus-Salaam (GEN) won by default