Women's Tennis Competes in Canton Classic

CANTON, N.Y. - SUNY Geneseo seniors Rachel Ollis and Anika Pornpitaksuk each earned four match victories in two days of action at the Canton Classic on Saturday and Sunday, hosted by St. Lawrence University. 

Pornpitaksuk earned three singles wins, including a pair of three-set victories over Union and St. Lawrence singles players to lead the Knights to a medal at the second flight. She teamed with senior Lauren Salzano for her fourth overall victory, an 8-6 decision over the St. Lawrence first doubles pair. Ollis took two singles wins in three matches and teamed with junior Vanessa Lam-Tran to earn victories in two out of three doubles matches. 

Juniors Nina Lurie and Jennifer Buckhout went 2-0 as a doubles team in the event while first-year tandem Gretchen Ayoub and Cate Gluchowski went 2-0 in doubles as well. 

The Knights will return to dual matches on Thursday, Sept. 21 when they host State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) foe Oneonta.