Sept. 28, 2013
The Siena women's tennis team opened MAAC play with a convincing 6-1 win over Rider Saturday in Schenectady. Freshmen Ali Garrity and Mitsuki Fukamachi continued their strong play with singles and doubles wins.
Rider held top singles as Alison Noll topped Carly Holloway 6-1 and 6-1, but Siena won the other five singles contests and swept doubles play.
Garrity posted an impressive 6-3 and 6-3 win over Michelle Cravaglio at No. 2 singles and Fukamachi won 6-1 and 6-0 at No. 3 singles.
Fukamachi teamed with Holloway for an 8-2 win at top doubles and Garritry and Maria Varano won 8-2 at No. 2 doubles.
The Saints return to action next Sunday against Geneseo.