Buffalo, NY - The D'Youville women's tennis team had their great 2018 season end Sunday afternoon, falling to the Medaille Mavericks in the first round of the AMCC playoffs 5-4.
Top tandem of Lauren Karoglan (Orchard Park, NY/Orchard Park) and Gillian Wittig (Depew, NY/Depew) led the Spartans to three points in the match against the Mavericks. They two took down the top Medaille pairing 8-2 while they each got wins as singles players. Each player won by the scores of 6-1, 6-1 as the top two singles players for D'Youville.
Dena Iadanza (Vestal, NY/Vestal) earned the team's fourth point of the day with a 6-0, 6-0 win in her singles match. Amanda Waliszewski (Sanborn, NY/Niagara-Wheatfield) and Lexi Dickson (Hamilton, Ont./Frontier) each battled hard in their singles matches with Alisson Meissner (Hamburg, NY/Hamburg) and Bryannia Sutton (Mexico, NY/Mexico) giving their best effort in their doubles match.
With the toughest battle of the day, Meissner took her opponent to three games after falling 6-2. She then tied it with a 6-2 win as they went to a third game and Meissner fell 10-4 in a gutsy performance.
The 4-4 conference record is the best record for the women had the same record in 2011. They put in an incredible season as they went 0-11 in 2017, including an 0-8 conference record.