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Niagara women’s tennis blanks Monmouth

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS



WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. – The Niagara University women's tennis team earned its first MAAC win of the season with an emphatic 7-0 win over the Monmouth Hawks.
 
Match Summary

  • Niagara won the doubles point after winning all three doubles matches.
  • Niagara's No. 1 team of Stella Peisakhova and Andreea Peteu cruised to a 6-0 win while the No. 3 team of Ali Hutchinson and Chhinda Som won 6-3.
  • The team of Sharlee Deshmukh and Shannon Wong edged its opponent, 7-5, in two doubles.
  • The Purple Eagles won all six singles matches in straight sets.
  • Peisakhova won her match, 6-2, 6-1, in one singles.
  • Peteu topped Sophia Fredriksson, 6-0, 6-1, in two singles.
  • Som beat Chinonye Gabriel in No. 3 singles.
  • Wong defeated Maria Ivanova, 6-4, 6-1, in five singles.
  • Deshmukh earned a 6-0, 6-4 win over Caroline Mattise.
 
Purple Points

  • The team of Chhinda Som and Ali Hutchinson has won three straight matches and is 2-0 in MAAC matches.
  • Andrea Peteu and Stella Peisakhova improved to 6-6 on the season and 2-0 in conference play.
  • Sharlee Deshmukh and Ali Hutchinson have each won their last two matches.
  • Andreea Peteu leads the team with 10 singles wins.
  • Andreea Peteu and Shannon Wong both improved to 2-1 in MAAC matches.  
 
Up Next

  • Niagara visits St. Bonaventure on Friday, April 6 at 2 p.m.
 
 Singles competition
1. Peisakhova, Stella (NIAW) def. Graff, Alexandra (MU-W) 6-2, 6-1
2. Peteu, Andreea (NIAW) def. Fredriksson, Sophia (MU-W) 6-0, 6-1
3. Som, Chhinda (NIAW) def. Gabriel, Chinonye (MU-W) 6-3, 6-2
4. Hutchinson, Ali (NIAW) def. Rosenthal, Rachel (MU-W) 6-1, 6-1
5. Wong, Shannon (NIAW) def. Ivanova, Maria (MU-W) 6-4, 6-1
6. Deshmukh, Sharlee (NIAW) def. Mattise, Caroline (MU-W) 6-0, 6-4
 
 Doubles competition
1. Peisakhova, Stella/Peteu, Andreea (NIAW) def. Fredriksson, Sophia/Ivanova, Maria (MU-W) 6-0
2. Deshmukh, Sharlee/Wong, Shannon (NIAW) def. Graff, Alexandra/Mattise, Caroline (MU-W) 7-5
3. Hutchinson, Ali/Som, Chhinda (NIAW) def. Gabriel, Chinonye/Rosenthal, Rachel (MU-W) 6-3