Grogan and Engert take singles and doubles Friday

(Herkimer's Jordan Mercer competed in second singles Friday in East Herkimer).

HERKIMER, NY – In their third consecutive match at home on Friday (9/18), the Herkimer Generals women’s tennis team faced another conference opponent, this time SUNY Adirondack, losing to the Timberwolves 6-3.

Herkimer (0-3, 0-3) leaned heavily on Maxine Grogan (Herkimer, NY) and Dani Engert (Ilion, NY), watching both win their singles flight, then pairing together in doubles for another victory. Grogan defeated Ashley Wilson 6-2, 6-0 in the third flight and Engert defeated Elana Durrick in the fourth 6-1, 6-0 to give the Generals their best showing of the season to date.

Freshman Meghan Whitemoyer (Blossvale, NY) also did well in singles, taking Adirondack’s Anita Serna to a pro set, losing 10-8 after taking the first set 6-1.

Herkimer’s fourth and final home match of the season is Wednesday, September 23rd. They’ll face Broome Community College who is currently 3-0. The Hornets and Generals will face off at 4 p.m. at East Herkimer Sports Complex.


SUNY Adirondack Timberwolves 6, Herkimer Generals 3

TIMBERWOLVES (1-2, 1-1), GENERALS (0-3, 0-3)

1st Singles: Lauren Demetreus (ADK) def. Kirin Kubayashi (HERK) 6-0, 6-1

2nd Singles: Katie Muller (ADK) def. Jordan Mercer (HERK) 6-1, 6-1

3rd Singles: Maxine Grogan (HERK) def. Ashley Wilson (ADK) 6-2, 6-0

4th Singles: Dani Engert (HERK) def. Elana Durrick (ADK) 6-1, 6-0

5th Singles: Teresa Costigan (ADK) def. Gui Hua Gan (HERK) 6-3, 6-1

6th Singles: Anita Serna (ADK) def. Meghan Whitmoyer (HERK) 1-6, 6-3 (10-8)

1st Doubles: Lauren Demetreus & Katie Miller def. Kirin Kubayashi & Jordan Mercer 8-1

2nd Doubles: Maxine Grogan & Dani Engert def. Ashley Wilson & Elana Durrick 8-6

3rd Doubles: Teresa Costigan & Anita Serna def. Meghan Whitmoyer & Gui Hua Gan 8-2

Next Match: 9/23 vs. Broome 4 p.m.

-Giorgio Varlaro

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