NEWBURGH – The Mount Saint Mary College Women’s Tennis team earned its first win of the season on Sunday, battling past Pratt by a score of 5-4. The Knights won three of the six singles matches on the day with Emily Quinn scoring her first victories of the season.
Senior Michelle Carnovale moved to a perfect 3-0 at the first singles position on Sunday with a 6-2, retired victory for the Knights. The win is the 39th singles victory for Carnovale, moving her into a tie for eighth place on the all-time singles list with Jennifer Gregory.
Sophomore Katie Murray moved to 2-1 on the season in singles action on Sunday after she scored a win at the fourth position for the Knights. Murray earned her victory with a 6-2, 6-1 triumph for the Mount.
Quinn found the win column for the first time in 2019 on Sunday at the sixth position. She battled past her opponent from Pratt for a 6-2, 6-4 victory.
Mount Saint Mary got off to a good start on Sunday after taking two of the three doubles contests. Miyanna Vernon and Jessalyn Goetz posted an 8-4 win at the second position, while Murray and Katrina Imperio cruised to an 8-1 triumph at the third slot.
Sunday’s win pushes Mount Saint Mary to 1-2 overall on the season. Next up for the Knights is a Skyline Conference tilt with Yeshiva on September 22. Match time with the Maccabees is set for 12:00 p.m.