Tennis Drops Close Match at Cobleskill

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FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, September 13, 2005

The Hudson Valley Community College (1-2) tennis team suffered a 5-4 setback at SUNY Cobleskill on Tuesday.

Freshmen Nellie Rustick (Claverack/Chatham High School), Jessica Newman (Castleton/Maple Hill High School) and Maria LaBate (Clifton Park/Shenendehowa High School) all picked up wins in singles action for the Lady Vikings. Newman and LaBate also teamed up to win at No. 2 doubles.

No. 1 Christina Gray (C) def. Kim Wintergerst (H) 6-4, 3-6, 6-2
No. 2 Nellie Rustick (H) def. Ann Dorazio (C) 6-4, 6-4
No. 3 Jessica Newman (H) def. Marissa Nowinski (C) 7-6, 6-2
No. 4 Mariel Adami (C) def. Andrea Tedesco (H) 6-4, 6-4
No. 5 Maria LaBate (H) def. Noel Somaski (C) 6-7, Forfeit
No. 6 Jen Melnick (C) def. Rachel Brown (H) 6-4, 6-0

No. 1 Gray/Dorazio (C) def. Wintergerst/Rustick (H) 8-3
No.2 Newman/LaBate (H) def. Nowinski/Adami (C) 8-5
No. 3 Sujata/Sundai (C) def. Tedesco/Brown (H) 8-6