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. 

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

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