WEXFORD, Pa. —
The Frostburg State women’s tennis team concluded its season with a fourth-place finish at the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Championships held Sunday at the Oxford Athletic Club.
Penn State Behrend compiled 16 points to win its second straight title and sixth in the league’s nine-year history.
Penn State Altoona finished second with six points, followed by Chatham with three and Frostburg State with two.
Bobcat freshman Reidon Dare (Potomac, Md./Winston Churchill) and sophomore Jenn Tolbert (Hagerstown, Md./North Hagerstown) won their first-round singles matches to account for FSU’s two points.
Dare downed Chatham’s Beth Wolensky 7-5, 6-2 in the No. 1 semifinals but fell to Penn State Behrend’s Allison Mudrey 6-2, 7-5 in the final.
Tolbert swept Penn State Altoona’s Brianna Alianiello 6-3, 6-4 in the No. 2 semfinals before losing to Penn State Behrend’s Mindy Calvert 6-3, 6-2 in the title match.
Dare and Tolbert also teamed up at No. 1 doubles, where they dropped an 8-3 semifinal match to Wolensky and Sarah Steward.
The Bobcats fell in the semifinal rounds of the other four singles and two doubles flights.
Sophomore Kimberly Hardy (Centreville, Md./Queen Anne's) was swept 6-0, 6-0 by eventual champion Jenna Yankowski of Penn State Behrend at No. 3 singles and sophomore Sharis Erwin (Upper Marlboro, Md./Oxon Hill) fell 6-0, 6-1 to eventual winner Shelly Goodpaster of Behrend at No. 4.
Freshman Alex Buchanan (Stockton, Md./Pocomoke) dropped a 6-1, 6-1 semifinal decision to eventual champion Katie DiBartolo at No. 5 and senior Megan Close (Berkeley Springs, W.Va./Berkeley Springs) was downed by eventual runner-up Amy Frizzell of Behrend at No. 6.
In doubles action, Close and Buchanan were blanked 8-0 by Chatham’s Vanessa Close and Erin Spangler at No. 2, while Hardy and Erwin fell 8-1 to Penn State Altoona’s Masha Matuzak and Jenna Francisco at No. 3.
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