Bison defeat St. Bonaventure in 7-0 Victory

Emily Doyle, Contributing Writer

The Bison women’s tennis team had a match against St. Bonaventure on Saturday, April 24. The Orange and Blue were victorious, winning all matches. 

The Bison started off strong, winning all three doubles matches. The doubles teams consisted of Daniela Bellini  22/Cayla Koch ’21,  Tyne Miller 24/Laurel Utterback 24 and Sofia Ayuso 21/ Kate Novak 24. The score of each match was 6-2, 6-4 and 6-4, respectively. 

“Our win last weekend gave us a lot of confidence going into our conference championships this weekend. We are all excited to compete together, especially because the patriot league championships were canceled last year due to COVID-19,” Novak said.

The Bison carried their winning streak into their singles matches. Bellini’s final score for her singles match was 6-4 and 7-5. Koch won her singles match with a score of 6-2 and 6-3. Miller defeated her opponent with a score of 6-4 and 6-1. Ayuso had a win over her opponent, 6-1 and 6-1. Utterback defeated her opponent with a score 6-2 and 6-2. Novak finished the match with a win, the scores were 6-1 and 7-5. 

“I’m really proud of my team for how we all came together and won our last regular season match against St. Bonaventure. I’m hoping we carry this momentum and energy in the first round of the Patriot League Tournament this Friday at Navy!”  Koch said. 

The Orange and Blue will head to the Patriot League Tournament at Navy beginning on April 29. Game time and matchups are to be determined. 

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