Women's Tennis Wraps Up Unbeaten Spring Trip

Humacao, Puerto Rico – The Geneseo women’s tennis team (12-1) closed out its spring trip with an 8-1 win over Springfield (6-8). The Knights won their three matches during the week by a combined score of 26-1.

Three Knights were double winners. Sophomore Amanda Rosati (Albany/Academy of the Holy Names) and senior Sarah Shields (Long Valley, N.J./West Morris) remained undefeated at second doubles, winning 8-1 for the second straight match to improve to 8-0. They were straight-set singles winners at fourth and fifth singles, respectively. Rosati is now 9-1 in singles play (21-2 overall) and Shields has posted a 9-2 singles mark with an overall record of 22-1.

Senior Katie Talbot (Endwell/Maine-Endwell) recorded a straight-set win at third singles – where she is 8-2 this year – after teaming with first year Marylen Santos (Jamaica/St. Francis Prep) for an 8-3 first singles victory. The duo is 12-1 in doubles play.

Sophomore Dexuan Yuan (Flushing/Benjamin Cardozo) and first year Jess Ringler (North Tonawanda/North Tonawanda) won at second and sixth singles, respectively. Ringler’s win was the first of her career.

The third doubles team of sophomores Minxuan Yuan (Flushing/Benjamin Cardozo) and Zakiyyah Abdus-Salaam (Mount Vernon/The Ursuline School) rounded out the Knights’ winners, beating their opponent 8-3.

The Knights are idle until April 3, when they will host Roberts Wesleyan.

Doubles
1: Marylen Santos/Katie Talbot (GEN) beat Sam Carney /Erin Woodbury (SPR) 8-3
2: Amanda Rosati/Sarah Shields (GEN) Sydney Streimer/Ashley Duhaime (SPR) 8-1
3: Minxuan Yuan/Zakiyyah Abdus-Salaam (GEN) beat Melanie Thulin/Ariana Shemms (SPR) 8-3

Singles
1: Sam Carney (SPR) beat Marylen  Santos (GEN) 6-3, 6-2
2: Dexuan Yuan (GEN) beat Erin Woodbury (SPR) 6-1, 6-1
3: Katie Talbot (GEN) beat Sydney Streimer (SPR) 6-0, 6-2
4: Amanda Rosati (GEN) beat Melanie Thulin (SPR) 6-0, 6-2
5: Sarah Shields (GEN) Ariana Shemms (SPR) 6-0, 6-1
6: Jess Ringler (GEN) beat Ashley Duhaime (SPR) 6-2, 6-0