CSI TENNIS ROLLS IN REGULAR SEASON FINALE

Nancy Almazo took wins in both singles and doubles today

In its final regular season test before the CUNYAC Tournament begins on Wednesday, the College of Staten Island scored a convincing, 9-0, win over the College of New Rochelle as part o non-conference play at Beckwith Pointe Club in New Rochelle, NY.  CSI improved to 10-4 overall with the win while the Angels fell to 1-6-1.

CSI got off to a 3-0 lead after doubles thanks to great play all around.  In the top-spot, the team of Nancy Almazo and Ilona Stoyko scored an 8-1 win, while Jessica Barabatko and Jacqueline Jamaleddine defeated Nancy Varughese and Jhanelle Mullings, 8-4.  At No. 3, Nataliya Zitser and Renee Zadok were convincing in an 8-0 win.

When play turned to singles, CSI was dominant, dropping only a total of seven games.  Sabrina Bragerton-Nasert scored a 10-0 win in the top spot, while Barabatko played in the No.2 position and won, 10-1.  Madiha Mulla at No.3 and Nataliya Zitser at No. 4 also won by 10-1 counts.  Almazo won the fifth spot at 10-2, while Jamaleddine scored a 10-4 over Megan Pasko in the No. 6 spot.

With the regular season finalized, CSI will now turn its attention to the CUNYAC Postseason.  Although in a first-place tie at 7-1 with both Hunter College and Brooklyn College, CSI has earned the No. 3 seeding, and will face No. 6 Lehman College at the CSI Tennis Center tomorrow afternoon at 3:30pm.  The winner will move on to the CUNYAC Semifinals on Friday afternoon at the National Tennis Center.

Leave a Reply