Red Storm Sweeps Fairfield For Its First Victory Of The Season

Anastasia Polyakova swept her singles match in straight sets.
Feb. 2, 2015

STAMFORD, Conn. -- The St. John's women's tennis team earned its first win of the 2015 spring season Saturday night in Stamford, Connecticut, with a sweep in singles play and a pair of wins in doubles play. 
 
The Red Storm dominated all six singles matches in consecutive sets, led by senior Anastasia Polyakova who won her match 6-1, 6-1, in the No. 1 singles spot.
 
The No. 2 doubles match featuring Anna Morozova and Natalie Vavulina went unfinished after SJU clinched the point.
 
The victory was St. John's third consecutive defeat of Fairfield over the last three seasons. The Red Storm beat the Stags 5-2 in its season opener at the Billie King National Tennis Center on Jan. 24, 2014.
 
St. John's hosts BIG EAST conference rival Georgetown on Friday, Feb. 6 at 11 a.m. To stay up to date with everything St. John's women's tennis, be sure to track the squad on Twitter by following @StJohnsTennis. Use the hashtag #SJUWT to join the conversation.
 
St. John's 7, Fairfield 0
Singles
1. Polyakova, Anastasia (SJU) def. Stuhlmann, Sarah (FFDW) 6-1, 6-1
2. Morozova, Anna (SJU) def. Radde, Allison (FFDW) 6-1, 6-1
3. Vavulina, Natalie (SJU) def. Aragones, Nicole (FFDW) 6-0, 6-1
4. Elgegren, Stephanie (SJU) def. Nelson, Kaila (FFDW) 6-2, 6-0
5. Stanisz, Zofia (SJU) def. Abbot, Helen (FFDW) 6-3, 6-2
6. Preotescu, Irina (SJU) def. Nannery, Erika (FFDW) 6-1, 6-0

Doubles

1. Polyakova, Anastasia/Elgegren, Stephanie (SJU) def. Radde, Allison/Stuhlmann, Sarah (FFDW) 6-0
2. Nelson, Kaila/Nannery, Erika (FFDW) vs. Morozova, Anna/Vavulina, Natalie (SJU) 1-5, unfinished
3. Stanisz, Zofia/Collins, Jaide (SJU) def. McKeough, Karen/Abbot, Helen (FFDW) 6-1
Match Notes:
St. John's 1-1, 0-0 BIG EAST
Fairfield 0-1, 0-0 MAAC

 

 

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