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AU women’s tennis doubles up Lycoming

ALFRED, NY — The Alfred University women’s tennis team defeated visiting Lycoming College, 6-3, on Sunday.

With the win, Alfred ended a six-match losing streak. The Saxons swept doubles play and took three of six singles matches.

Winning singles matches for AU were sophomore Rachel Cook (Youngstown, OH/Laurel Springs), 8-0 in second singles; junior Emily Eisenberg (Oyster Bay, NY/Oyster Bay), 6-2, 6-2 in third singles; and freshman Alexandra Smith (Watertown, NY/Watertown), 6-0, 6-2 in fourth singles.

In doubles play, junior Brennan Ferguson (Destrechan, LA/Ursuline) and Cook took first doubles, 9-7; Eisenberg and Smith won second doubles, 8-3; and senior Alison Clemente (Massapequa, NY/Massapequa) and senior Bethany Dickerson (Alma, NY/Wellsville) claimed third doubles, 8-6.

AU hosts Empire 8 foe Elmira on Tuesday, Sept. 24, at 4 p.m.