NEWBURGH – The Mount Saint Mary College Women’s Tennis team battled hard on Wednesday evening, but ultimately suffered a 6-3 Skyline Conference decision to St. Joseph’s-L.I. in a marathon match at the MSMC Tennis Courts. Julia Flynn and Carly Green each remained unbeaten in singles play for the Knights.
Flynn and Green each pushed their singles records to 6-0 on Wednesday with Flynn posting her victory at the second position and Green claiming a third singles triumph. Flynn fought her way to a 6-4, 6-4 win for the Knights to remain unblemished in 12 career decisions, while Green cruised to a 6-1, 6-3 victory against the Golden Eagles.
At first singles, Katie Murray suffered a marathon heartbreaker for the Knights. After taking the first set of the match 6-4, the match was evened with a 6-2 win for Madison DiPalo in the second set. DiPalo then outlasted Murray 15-13 in the tie breaker to earn the victory.
Murray and Victoria Valencia scored the Mount’s lone win in the doubles portion of the match and moved to a perfect 6-0 on the season. The duo rallied from an 0-5 deficit in the match to score an 8-7 (7-4) victory for the Knights.
Last Wednesday’s loss drops Mount Saint Mary to 4-2 overall on the season and to 0-2 in Skyline Conference play.