Generals come through in last match against Lazers

(Jordan Mercer and Emilee Lanz won their fourth doubles match of the season Monday against Onondaga).

(Karen Kanno paired well with Mayuko Suzuki Monday, but lost 8-5 to the Lazers).

HERKIMER, NY – With an extra day of rest due to a postponement over the weekend, the Herkimer Generals women’s tennis team came into Monday’s match against Onondaga Community College well rested. With fresh legs, the Generals defeated the Lazers 5-4, winning their final match of the regular season.

Herkimer (1-8, 0-5) split singles with Onondaga, taking second, third and sixth. Winning in second singles was freshman Jordan Mercer (Oneida, NY) 6-4, 3-6 (10-6). It took a third set to do it, but in doing so she won her first singles match of the season. The same went for freshman Emilee Lanz (Oneida, NY). She too went an extra set, defeating Lazers’ Holly Glor 6-4, 0-6 (10-5) for her first singles victory in nine matches.

Then in doubles, both Mercer and Lanz won their four doubles match of the season, defeating Haley Everts and Rachel Parrillo, helping Herkimer take the match with help from a forfeit to come out on top over Onondaga.


HERK (1-8, 0-5) 5

OCC (2-6) 4

1st Singles: Rachel Parrillo (OCC) def. Karen Kanno (HERK) 6-1, 6-0

2nd Singles: Jordan Mercer (HERK) def. Faith Montgomery (OCC) 6-4, 3-6, (10-6)

3rd Singles: Emilee Lanz (HERK) def. Holly Glor (OCC) 6-4, 0-6, (10-5)

4th Singles: Madison Perkins (OCC) def. Maxine Grogan (HERK) 6-1, 6-4

5th Singles: Haley Everts (OCC) def. Doyoung Noh (HERK) 6-0, 6-2

6th Singles: Onondaga Forfeit

1st Doubles: Kaitlin Ferrara & Glor (OCC) def. Kanno & Suzuki (HERK) 8-5

2nd Doubles: Mercer & Lanz (HERK) def. Everts & Parrillo (OCC) 8-6

3rd Doubles: Onondaga Forfeit

-Giorgio Varlaro

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