Flushing, NY | The College of Staten Island women’s tennis team saw their run towards a CUNYAC title end in the CUNYAC Quarterfinal round, as the Dolphins fell hard to No. 3 Hunter College, 5-0, at the National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows this afternoon.  The Dolphins, who will have a modified spring season, finalized their fall campaign at 3-7, while Hunter improved to 8-3.

In the tournament format, the first team that records five points is deemed the winner and the rest of play is suspended.  With a 5-0 win, four flights remained unfinished.

Play today started with doubles, and there,, the Hawks got off to the exact start they needed.  In the top spot, the team of Maria Kogarova and Luisa Sujan were able to get by CSI’s team of Hannah Bruschi and Katherine Villarroel, 8-3.  Hunter was able to skate by in the other two flights.  at No. 2, Monika Zaboklicki and Yana Rabkova powered through Mariah Deguia and Lisa-Marie Perez-Melo, 8-1, and at No. 3, Liliko Chung and Elaine Zhang scored an 8-0 win over Guetanie Romain and Lorianna Fernandez.

Hunter got the clinching wins at Nos. 5-6 Singles.  In the fifth flight, Chung was a 6-0, 6-0, winner over Fernandez, while at No. 6, Catherine Ng was a same-score winner over Perez-Melo.