Women's Tennis Nearly Knocks Off NCAA Division II Opponent New Haven

WEST HAVEN, CONN. - SUNY Geneseo senior Nina Lurie returned from injury for her first match of the spring to earn a win at fourth singles, but the Knights fell to NCAA Division II opponent New Haven, 4-3, on Sunday.

Playing by NCAA Division II rules, the Knights trailed, 1-0, after falling in two of three doubles matches. Sophomore Dana Sorrentino and junior Sam Montague earned an 8-5 win at third doubles. In singles play, Lurie earned a 6-1, 6-2 victory at the fourth flight before Montague closed out sixth singles for a 6-4, 6-2 win. Geneseo fell in the top two singles flights to trail, 3-2, but first-year Julianna Schulz leveled the score with a fifth-flight win 6-4, 7-5. First-year Natalia Krol won her first set at the third singles flight, but ultimately fell, 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 as the Knights were turned away by the Chargers.

Geneseo will return to action on Saturday, April 13 when they travel to Emmitsburg, Md. to battle NCAA Division I opponent, Mount Saint Mary's.