PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh State women’s tennis team started the season on a high note with a dominating 9-0 sweep of Lyndon State in the 2013 opener at the Memorial Hall Courts Friday afternoon.
Five Cardinals made their collegiate debuts in Friday’s match, with junior Emily Carlin serving as the veteran presence. Carlin teamed with freshman Kaitlyn Healy at No. 1 doubles as the pair cruised to an 8-0 victory against Lyndon State’s Olivia Bernard and Kelly Butler.
Plattsburgh State rookies Sarah Drexinger and Olivia Wyand defeated Stephanie Burke and Alex Maynard, 8-2, at No. 2 doubles. Ally Demeter and junior transfer Janel Weaver rounded out the doubles flight for the Cardinals, walking away with an 8-0 win over Hannah Frigon and Carina Alden.
Carlin assumed the top spot in the singles slate for the Cardinals, defeating Olivia Bernand by a score of 6-0, 6-0. Healy, Drexinger and Demeter followed with sweeps in their singles matches, while Wyand turned in a 6-1, 6-0 win at third singles. Senior Tedi Politano wrapped up singles competition with a 6-2, 6-1 victory against Alden in the matchup at fifth singles.
The Cardinals return to action Sunday at 2 p.m. with a non-conference match at Castleton State.
1, Emily Carlin & Kaitlyn Healy (PLT) def. Olivia Bernard & Kelly Butler (LS), 8-0.
2, Sarah Drexinger & Olivia Wyand (PLT) def. Stephanie Burke & Alex Maynard (LS), 8-2.
3, Ally Demeter & Janel Weaver (PLT) def. Hannah Frigon & Carina Alden (LS), 8-0.
1, Carlin (PLT) def. Bernard (LS), 6-0, 6-0.
2, Healy (PLT) def. Butler (LS), 6-0, 6-0.
3, Wyand (PLT) def. Maynard (LS), 6-1, 6-0.
4, Drexinger (PLT) def. Burke (LS), 6-0, 6-0.
5, Tedi Politano (PLT) def. Alden (LS), 6-2, 6-1.
6, Demeter (PLT) def. Frigon (LS), 6-0, 6-0.