Women’s Tennis Drops Hard-Fought Match to Suffolk

Photo by: Ron Waite/Photosportacular
Photo by: Ron Waite/Photosportacular

New Haven, Conn. – The Albertus Magnus College women's tennis team lost to visiting Suffolk University, 7-2, on Saturday afternoon in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) showdown at the Celentano Courts.

RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (4-4, 1-3) | Suffolk University (4-4, 2-1)


In doubles play, the guests got off to a quick start, taking all three matches for the early 3-0 edge entering singles play. The closest contest was at No. 1 as the Albertus Magnus tandem of Alicia Weaver (Bethel, Conn.) and Izzy Sabino (Cheshire, Conn.) fell 8-4 to Isabel Rathlev and Elena Cisneros-Garcia.

In singles action, Suffolk took nine matches, four of which in straight sets, to secure its second conference win of the season. At No. 2 singles, freshman Jessica Coughlin (Durham, Conn.) forced a three-set thriller as she dropped the first set, 6-2, but managed to secure the win with back-to-back victories, 7-5 and 10-4.

Sabino recorded the Falcons' second win of the match at No. 3 as she defeated Cisneros-Garcia, 7-6 and 6-4.


Singles competition

1. Delaney Dunlap (SUF) def. Alicia Weaver (AMCWT17) 6-0, 6-1
2. Jessica Coughlin (AMCWT17) def. Isabel Rathlev (SUF) 2-6, 7-5, 10-4
3. Izzy Sabino (AMCWT17) def. Elena Cisneros Garci (SUF) 7-6, 6-4
4. Ahilya Malhoutra (SUF) def. Kelsea Wildman (AMCWT17) 6-1, 6-0
5. Danlyn Medou (SUF) def. Nallely Magana (AMCWT17) 6-0, 6-0
6. Jacquelyn Nakamura (SUF) def. Paige Williams (AMCWT17) 6-2, 6-1 

Doubles competition

1. Isabel Rathlev/Elena Cisneros Garci (SUF) def. Alicia Weaver/Izzy Sabino (AMCWT17) 8-4
2. Delaney Dunlap/Ahilya Malhoutra (SUF) def. Jessica Coughlin/Kelsea Wildman (AMCWT17) 8-1
3. Danlyn Medou/Jacquelyn Nakamura (SUF) def. Nallely Magana/Paige Williams (AMCWT17) 8-2

Albertus Magnus has a quick turnaround as the squad returns to action tomorrow, Oct. 1, with a non-conference match at New Rochelle. First serve will be at 1 p.m. The Rams return to action on Oct. 2 with a home contest against Lesley at 7:30 p.m.