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Navy Women's Tennis Wins Five Matches on First Day of SBU Classic

Caitlin Olsen will play in tomorrow's singles quarterfinal round in Flight D.

Caitlin Olsen will play in tomorrow's singles quarterfinal round in Flight D.

Sept. 16, 2011

STONY BROOK, N.Y. -- The Navy women's tennis team won five matches on the first day of the Stony Brook Classic. Both doubles and singles matches were contested on Friday.

Navy won three singles matches and two doubles matches on the day. Freshmen won two of the three singles matches, led by Abby Shewalter (Winchester, Mass.) and Gabby Winter (Orlando, Fla.). Shewalter moved into the Flight B quarterfinals with a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Bryant's Stephanie Smyers. Winter, meanwhile, defeated Marist's Joanna Macaluso, 6-1, 6-0, in Flight D.

Sophomore Caitlin Olsen (Los Gatos, Calif.) advanced in Flight D with a win by default.

Meanwhile, the doubles team of Dye Das (Jr. / Cherry Hill, N.J.) and Winter advanced to the semifinals with a pair of wins. In the round of 16, the Navy duo topped Ackerman and Lewis of Marist by an 8-4 margin, then defeated Ammendola and Vickers of Bryant, 8-2, in the quarterfinals.

Freshman Gabby Winter had a hand in three of Navy's five victories on Friday.

Action will resume on Saturday, beginning at 9:00 am.

FLIGHT A SINGLES
Rd. 16 -- Claudia Hidalgo (Bryant) d. Emani Decquir (Navy), 6-2, 6-0
Rd. 16 -- Amy Simidian (Fordham) d. Darien Sears (Navy), 7-5, 6-2

FLIGHT B SINGLES
Rd. 16 -- May Vickers (Bryant) d. Stefanie Ton (Navy), 6-1, 6-3
Rd. 16 -- Abby Shewalter (Navy) d. Stephanie Smyers (Bryant), 6-3, 6-0

 

 

FLIGHT C SINGLES
Rd. 16 -- Erin Snook (Navy) advanced via bye
Rd. 16 -- Prerana Appenini (Stony Brook) d. Noelle Kaufmann (Navy), 6-1, 6-1

FLIGHT D SINGLES
Rd. 16 -- Gabby Winter (Navy) d. Joanna Macaluso (Marist), 6-1, 6-0
Rd. 16 -- Caitlin Olsen (Navy) d. Kahini Dalal (Bryant) by default
Rd. 16 -- Nithila Asokoraj (Rhode Island) d. Dye Das (Navy), 6-1, 6-2

FLIGHT A DOUBLES
Rd. 16 -- McCarthy / Sun (Marist) d. Sears / Shewalter (Navy), 8-4
Rd. 16 -- Decquir / Ton (Navy) advanced via bye Qfinals -- Ali / Simidian (Fordham) d. Decquir / Ton (Navy), 8-2

FLIGHT B DOUBLES
Rd. 16 -- Fritzinger / Tremaine (Fordham) d. Houle / Olsen (Navy), 8-3
Rd. 16 -- K. Leikem / T. Leikem (Rhode Island) d. Kaufmann / Snook (Navy), 8-5
Rd. 16 -- Das / Winter (Navy) d. Ackerman / Lewis (Marist), 8-4
QFinals -- Das / Winter (Navy) d. Ammendola / Vickers (Bryant), 8-2

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