Olivet Nazarene Knocks Off Saint Mary’s, 6-3

WHEATON, IL – During the opening match of Jack Swartz Invitational, Olivet Nazarene grabbed momentum early by sweeping the doubles matches in helping them beat Saint Mary’s 6-3. The four-team, two-day invitational is hosted by Wheaton College.

Olivet Nazarene, who is ranked 16th in the latest NAIA poll, moves its record to 16-1 while Saint Mary’s falls to 4-7.

The Belles will play Wheaton on Saturday afternoon. The host Thunder are currently ranked 20th in the NCAA DIII poll.

#16 Olivet Nazarene 6, Saint Mary's College 3

1. Camille Gebert (SMC) def. Jill Haas (ONU) 5-7, 6-4, 6-0
2. Jillian Hurley (SMC) def. Erica Engelbrecht (ONU) 6-3, 6-1
3. Lily Gonzalez (ONU) def. Betsy Reed (SMC) 6-1, 2-6, 6-1
4. Jessica Kosinski (SMC) def. Alicia Cullen (ONU) 6-3, 6-4
5. Jen Ramsey (ONU) def. Lisa Rubino (SMC) 7-5, 6-1
6. Jade Stanlick (ONU) def. Jessica Camp (SMC) 6-1, 6-1

1. Erica Engelbrecht/Alicia Cullen (ONU) def. Jillian Hurley/Camille Gebert (SMC) 8-5
2. Lily Gonzalez/Jen Ramsey (ONU) def. Betsy Reed/Lisa Rubino (SMC) 8-2
3. Jill Haas/Jade Stanlick (ONU) def. Jessica Camp/Franca Peluso (SMC) 8-2