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Tennis

10/05/2004
Hudson Valley Tennis Team Finished Third at Region III Tournament

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, October 5, 2004

The Hudson Valley Community College women's tennis team finished third at the NJCAA Region III tournament held in Cobleskill. It was the highest finish for the Hudson Valley tennis team since 1999.

Three Hudson Valley players made it to the finals in singles play. Freshman Kim Wintergerst (Glenville/Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School) finished her freshman campaign with an 8-2 record at No.1 singles after pushing defending Region III champion Rachel Kollar of Broome to a third set before suffering her second loss to Kollar this season.

Freshman Mary Nguyen (Albany/Colonie High School) and sophomore Isma Butt (Malta/Ballston Spa High School) each won their first two matches before falling in the championship match.

Team Results

1) Broome 26
2) Mohawk Valley 11
3) Hudson Valley 10
4) Onondaga 8
5) Herkimer 4
6) Cobleskill 2
6) Monroe 2

Hudson Valley Results

Singles

#1 Kim Wintergerst

defeated Natalie Fernandez (Onondaga) 11-10 (7-5)
defeated Andrea Rooke (Herkimer) 6-1, 6-4
lost to Rachel Kollar (Broome) 6-4, 3-6, 6-1

#2 Mary Nguyen

defeated Nina Roefaro ( Mohawk Valley) 10-5
defeated Morgan Hanley ( Monroe) 6-3, 6-2
lost to Jessica Kollar (Broome) 6-1, 6-0

#3 Andrea Tedesco lost to Sandya Singh 11-10 (5-2)
#4 Desiray Cisar

defeated Sujata Singh (Cobleskill) 10-4
lost to Colleen Ondrako (Broome) 6-1, 6-2

#5 Isma Butt

defeated Kayla Carroll (Herkimer) 10-8
defeated Mary Tramacera ( Mohawk Valley) 6-4, 6-4
lost to Jamie Driscoll (Broome) 6-1, 6-0

#6 Jasmeet Dhamija defeated Nebuko Mukisha (Herkimer) 11-10 (7-5)
lost to Kristen Merworth (Broome) 6-1, 6-0

Doubles

#1 Wintergerst/Nguyen lost to Fernandez/Stas (Onondaga) 7-5, 6-4
#2 Cisar/Tedesco lost to Beaton/Barry ( Mohawk Valley) 10-7
#3 Butt/Swartz lost to Tramacera/Koriarz ( Mohawk Valley) 10-5