On the women's side, Oswego Haru Kobayashi and Erin Vargo, who each won their singles matches and then helped pick up points in doubles competition. Kobayashi – the reigning Oswego State Female Athlete of the Week – won a 6-3, 6-2 fourth singles match and partnered with Jill Travis to battle for an 8-6 victory at second doubles. Vargo teamed with Jill Burns for an 8-5 double triumph and set her Alfred counterpart home with a 7-5, 6-2 loss in the final singles slot.
Also picking up a point for the Lakers was Bridget Bender. The freshman competed at third singles and came away with a 6-3, 6-4 advantage.
For the men, Oswego was dominant in singles action, collecting victories at second through fifth singles. It started with Chris Gayvert's 6-2, 6-0 performance in the second slot followed by Justin Scuderi's 6-4, 6-3 third singles showing. At fourth singles, Jimmy Terzian cruised to a 6-0 first set and fought off a comeback effort in the second set to the tune of 6-4. The final Laker singles point came from Brian Emigholz, who picked up a fairly easy 6-2, 6-1 win.
Oswego's lone doubles points came from the duo of Terzian and Dillon McDonald. All three doubles matches were fought tooth-and-nail, but none were as close as the 8-7 victory Terzian and McDonald pulled out that proved to be a pivotal point.
The women will return to the courts at 12 p.m. on Saturday when they host Fredonia in a SUNYAC West matchup. Oswego's men will return to action at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 1 when it travels to Amherst, N.Y. for a nonconference contest.