Kubayashi and Mercer take doubles against #8 Vikings
TROY, NY – Competing on the road for the first time this season Thursday (9/24), the Herkimer Generals women’s tennis team faced #8 Hudson Valley and lost to the Vikings 8-1.
Herkimer’s (0-5, 0-4) lone win came in first doubles. Kirin Kubayashi (Chiba, Japan) and Jordan Mercer (Oneida, NY) defeated Danielle Behunin and Kathleen Mai 8-6 after both opponents defeated them in singles. It was the tandems first win in doubles this season.
The Generals continue the season on the road next Tuesday (9/29), traveling to Delhi, NY to face the Broncos. SUNY Delhi is 2-2 in their four matches this season. Match play for these two is scheduled for 4 p.m.
#8 Hudson Valley 8, Herkimer Generals 1
VIKINGS (4-1, 3-0) GENERALS (0-5, 0-4)
1st Singles: Danielle Behunin (HVCC) def. Kirin Kubayashi (HERK) 6-2, 6-1
2nd Singles: Kathleen Mai (HVCC) def. Jordan Mercer (HERK) 6-0, 6-1
3rd Singles: Jordyn Applebaum (HVCC) def. Gui Hua Gan (HERK) 6-0, 6-0
4th Singles: Anna Gerwin (HVCC) def. Meghan Whitmoyer (HVCC) 6-0, 6-1
1st Doubles: Jordyn Mercer & Kirin Kubayashi (HERK) def. Danielle Behunin & Kathleen Mai 8-6
2nd Doubles: Natalie Haviland & Karen Osterhout (HVCC) def. Gui Hua Gan & Meghan Whitmoyer 8-2