Spartans Fall to Knights, 5-0 in ECC Women's Tennis Semi Finals

Spartans Fall to Knights, 5-0 in ECC Women's Tennis Semi Finals

The St. Thomas Aquinas women's tennis team fell to Queens, 5-0 in the semi finals of the ECC Championship.  The Spartans were the #4 seed taking on host #1 seed Queens College.  The Knights entered the tournament undefeated and went on to win and advance to the Championship.  Earlier in the season, STAC put up a hard fought match against Queens, falling 5-4.  

The Spartans had a strong finish to their season winning their final four regular season games and six of their last eight.  STAC finsihed 4-3 in the ECC and will return six players to next season's roster.  



Queens (N.Y.) 5, St. Thomas Aquinas 0
Oct 27, 2017 at Flushing, N.Y. (Queens College Tennis Courts) 


Singles competition
1. Rashad, Reehan (QUEW) def. Kanefu, Nyenyeri (STACW) 6-0, 6-1
2. Brunetti, Louisa (QUEW) vs. Rohr, Cassandra (STACW) 5-2, unfinished
3. Ortega Jover, Laura (QUEW) vs. Engstrand, Lovisa (STACW) 6-1, 1-2, unfinished
4. Alplund, Emy (QUEW) vs. Lopez, Katarina (STACW) 6-3, 2-0, unfinished
5. Artaza Martin, Ruth (QUEW) def. O'Brien, Sara (STACW) 6-2, 6-1
6. Aleixendri, Araceli (QUEW) vs. Kopf, Carolyn (STACW) 6-1, 4-1, unfinished




Doubles competition
1. Rashad, Reehan/Ortega Jover, Laura (QUEW) def. Engstrand, Lovisa/O'Brien, Sara (STACW) 8-4
2. Brunetti, Louisa/Alplund, Emy (QUEW) def. Kanefu, Nyenyeri/Rohr, Cassandra (STACW) 8-2
3. Artaza Martin, Ruth/Aleixendri, Araceli (QUEW) def. Lopez, Katarina/Kopf, Carolyn (STACW) 8-3




Match Notes
St. Thomas Aquinas 7-8 (4-3 ECC)
Queens (N.Y.) 9-0 (7-0 ECC)
ECC Women's Tennis Championship - Semifinal
Order of Finish
Doubles: 3, 1, 2
Singles: 1, 5