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Niagara women's tennis bounce Bonnies, 5-2


ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. -- The Niagara women's tennis team won its second straight match with a 5-2 victory against the St. Bonaventure Bonnies on Friday.
Match Summary

  • Niagara rallied to win the doubles point.
  • After falling in two doubles, the team of Ali Hutchinson and Chhinda Som won in three doubles (7-5).
  • Niagara's No. 1 team (Stella Peisakhova and Andreea Peteu) squeaked out a 7-6(4) win to clinch the points.
  • The Bonnies won in four and one singles to take a 2-1 lead.
  • Andreea Peteu battled back after losing the first set to win, 0-6, 6-3, 6-4, in two singles.
  • Chhinda Som won a three-set match to give Niagara a 4-2 lead.
  • Shannon Wong won in straight sets in five singles to clinch the match.
  • Sharlee Deshmukh cruised to a 6-4, 6-0 win in six singles.
Purple Points

  • The Purple Eagles have won the doubles point in three of the last four matches.
  • Niagara's No. 1 doubles team (Stella Peisakhova and Andreea Peteu) won its team-best seventh doubles match.
  • Niagara's No. 3 doubles team (Ali Hutchinson and Chhinda Som) have four straight matches.
  • Four Purple Eagles have won at least two straight singles matches, led by Sharlee Deshmukh who is on a three-match win streak.
  • Andreea Peteu won her team-best 11th match, while Deshmukh won her 10th match.
  • Niagara improve to 5-1 in home matches.
UP Next

  • Niagara hosts Fairfield at the Village Glen Tennis Center on Saturday, April 7 at 3 p.m.
 Singles competition
1. Bowe, Gabriella (SBU) def. Peisakhova, Stella (NIAW) 6-2, 6-4
2. Peteu, Andreea (NIAW) def. Reisinger, Kahlei (SBU) 0-6, 6-3, 6-4
3. Som, Chhinda (NIAW) def. Mortier, Dominique (SBU) 6-1, 4-6, 6-4
4. Gunay, Buse (SBU) def. Hutchinson, Ali (NIAW) 6-1, 6-0
5. Wong, Shannon (NIAW) def. Gerhard, Eleanor (SBU) 6-3, 6-3
6. Deshmukh, Sharlee (NIAW) def. Kozinski, Nicole (SBU) 6-4, 6-0
 Doubles competition
1. Peisakhova, Stella/Peteu, Andreea (NIAW) def. Bowe, Gabriella/Reisinger, Kahlei (SBU) 7-6 (7-4)
2. Gunay, Buse/Chin, Francesca (SBU) def. Wong, Shannon/Deshmukh, Sharlee (NIAW) 6-2
3. Hutchinson, Ali/Som, Chhinda (NIAW) def. Kozinski, Nicole/Mortier, Dominique (SBU) 7-5
Match Notes:
Order of finish: Doubles (2,3,1); Singles (4,1,2,3,5,6)

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