Knights Cruise Past Sarah Lawrence In Skyline Conference Opener

NEWBURGH – The Mount Saint Mary College Women’s Tennis team opened Skyline Conference play on Wednesday with a convincing 9-0 home win over Sarah Lawrence. Junior Michelle Carnoval and freshman Katie Murray each moved to 4-0 in singles play in the victory.

Carnovale remained unblemished at the top flight on Wednesday, easing to a 6-1, 6-0 win for the Knights. Murray matched the team-high in singles wins with four for the Knights following a 6-0, 6-0 sweep at the sixth position.

Victoria Clay won her second straight singles contest, topping her opponent from Sarah Lawrence 6-1, 6-0 at the second slot. Antionetta Capone added a 6-1, 6-0 third singles win, while Miyanna Vernon and Sarah Canzone contributed 6-0, 6-2 and 6-0, 6-0 wins at the fourth and fifth positions.

Mount Saint Mary dropped just two games over the three doubles matches against the Gryphons with the first and third pairs posting 8-0 victories. Carnovale and Clay moved to 2-2 on the season at first doubles, while Canzone and Julia Lorenzo won their third match together at the third position. Capone and Vernon moved to 2-1 as a pair with an 8-2 second doubles victory.

Wednesday’s win pushes Mount Saint Mary to 3-1 overall on the season and to 1-0 in Skyline Conference play

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