The College of Staten Island women’s tennis team will continue their busy week again today with a big conference test against Lehman College at 3:30pm in the Bronx. The Dolphins broke their three-game skid by knocking off previously undefeated John Jay College yesterday, and will look to parlay the success to this afternoon’s contest against Lehman College as well.
CSI vs. LEHMAN COLLEGE AT-A-GLANCE
Matchup: CSI (4-5 Overall, 3-1 CUNYAC) vs. Lehman College (7-1 Overall, 1-1 CUNYAC)
Where: Lehman College – 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West, Bronx, NY
First Serve: 3:30pm
Last Year’s Result: CSI won, 7-2
Players to Watch (CSI): Freshman Diana Sanchez has had a solid debut for the Dolphins since being added a week ago to the roster. She picked up her first win of the season in singles yesterday and it was in the position to win the match over John Jay, 5-4. Two-time defending CUNYAC Rookie of the Week Tristiana Adragna continues to stay host, having scored another win yesterday to run her record up to a team-best 6-3.
Players to Watch (LC): Statistics Unavailable
News and Notes: The Dolphins have had the better in the series in recent years but the Lightning are having a terrific season and are 7-1 overall. The two teams share two common opponents this year with both teams going 2-0 against Sarah Lawrence College and Brooklyn College. Both teams also fell to Baruch College, representing the only CUNYAC loss so far for both teams. Right now CSI is in a second place tie with John Jay (whom they just defeated head-to-head), while Lehman is behind both of them at 1-1 with two matches in hand. The top six CUNYAC schools make the postseason playoffs.