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Huskies Lose Battle with Albany, 4-3

Feb. 14, 2016


ITHACA, N.Y. - The UConn women's tennis team closed out their weeked in Ithaca, N.Y. falling to the University at Albany, 4-3, at the Reis Tennis Center.  The Huskies dropped their second-straight match to fall to 4-2 in dual match play.

The opening doubles point came down to the #2 spot after the two teams split the first two matches.  Junior Shea Flanagan (Overland Park, Kans.) and freshman Jacqueline Lazaro (Largo, Fla.) answered Albany's win at #1 by beating Dajana Ognjenovic and Chassidy King at #3, 7-6 (6).

The opening point came down to #2 match where junior Emma Alderman (Hingham, Mass.) and sophomore Yelyzaveta Pletnyeva (Vinnitsa, Ukraine) lost a hard fought battle with Paulina Torres and Ana Glumac, 7-6 (3).

UConn won the top-three singles matches led by senior Srna Stosljevic (Novi Sad, Serbia) at #1.  Stosljevic beat Ognjenovic 6-2 and 6-4.  Alderman won at #2 over King, 6-4 and 6-2 and Pletnyeva won another three-set battle, beating Torres 6-4 and 10-8 after losing the first set 7-6 (4).

The Huskies will be back in action when they travel to Texas for a pair of American Athletic Conference matches.  UConn will head to Houston on February 26th and SMU on February 28th.