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AU women’s tennis team competes at state championships

ITHACA, NY — The Alfred University women’s tennis team competed at the New York State championships, hosted by Ithaca College Friday and Saturday, Oct. 11 and 12.

AU concluded its 2013 season after being swept from singles and doubles play in Friday’s first round of action.

In singles play, junior Brennan Ferguson (Destrechan, LA/Ursuline) lost first singles, 6-0, 6-1; sophomore Rachel Cook (Youngstown, OH/Laurel Springs) lost second singles, 6-1, 6-3; junior Emily Eisenberg (Oyster Bay, NY/Oyster Bay) lost third singles, 6-0, 6-0; freshman Alexandra Smith (Watertown, NY/Watertown) lost fourth singles, 6-1, 6-0; junior Paige Beeber (Syosset, NY/Syosset) lost fifth singles, 6-0, 6-0; and senior Bethany Dickerson (Alma, NY/Wellsville) lost sixth singles, 6-0, 6-0.

Ferguson and Cook fell in first doubles, 8-3; Eisenberg and Smith lost second doubles, 8-1; and senior Alison Clemente (Massapequa, NY/Massapequa) and Dickerson dropped their third doubles match, 8-0.