MIAA Tennis Tournament

Saint Mary’s Finishes Fifth at MIAA Tournament;
Gerbert, Hurley Earn All-Conference Honors

E. LANSING, MI – At the season ending MIAA Tournament, the Saint Mary’s tennis team posted a 5-2 victory over Alma in the fifth place match of the consolation bracket. The Belles season ends with a 12-10 record.

The All-Conference awards for regular season play were handed out at the tournament. Camille Gebert, the Belles No. 1 player, earned First-Team honors after posting a 5-3 mark in league matches. Jillian Hurley earned Second-Team accolades as she notched an 8-0 mark at the No. 2 singles spot. It is the first time since the 2005 season two more players from Saint Mary’s earned MIAA honors.
Quarterfinal Round

Kalamazoo 5, Saint Mary's College 1 *

1. Camille Gebert (SMC) def. Mary Atallah (KZOO) 7-5, 6-2
2. Jillian Hurley (SMC) vs. Lindsay Zuhlke (KZOO) 7-5, unfinished
3. Betsy Reed (SMC) vs. Becky Thomson (KZOO) 6-2, 5-0, unfinished
4. Geneva Garcia (KZOO) def. Jessica Kosinski (SMC) 6-0, 6-1
5. Lisa Rubino (SMC) vs. Kari Larson (KZOO) 6-4, 1-0, unfinished
6. Amanda Goumas (KZOO) def. Laura Arnold (SMC) 6-1, 6-1

1. Mary Atallah/Lindsay Zuhlke (KZOO) def. Camille Gebert/Jillian Hurley (SMC) 8-4
2. Geneva Garcia/Kari Larson (KZOO) def. Betsy Reed/Lisa Rubino (SMC) 8-1
3. Becky Thomson/Amanda Goumas (KZOO) def. Jessica Camp/Mary Therese Lee (SMC) 8-5

* - A grievance (protest) of the MIAA Women’s Tennis Championship Tournament match, (1st round) Saint Mary’s College vs Kalamazoo College was filed against Kalamazoo College.  The grievance has been upheld, the match forfeit to Saint Mary’s College.  The Tournament and Final League Standings (above) reflect this ruling.

Consolation Draw

Saint Mary's College 5, Tri-State 1

1. Camille Gebert (SMC) def. Amber Crosby (TSU) 6-3, 6-1
2. Jillian Hurley (SMC) vs. Amanda Steiner (TSU) unfinished
3. Betsy Reed (SMC) def. Stephanie Steiner (TSU) 6-0, 6-0
4. Jessica Kosinski (SMC) vs. Kara Kauffman (TSU) unfinished
5. Lisa Rubino (SMC) vs. Dana Dunham (TSU) unfinished
6. Laura Arnold (SMC) def. Jen Wall (TSU) 6-0, 6-1

1. Jillian Hurley/Camille Gebert (SMC) def. Amber Crosby/Amanda Waidely (TSU) 8-2
2. Betsy Reed/Lisa Rubino (SMC) def. Amanda Steiner/Kara Kauffman (TSU) 9-8 (8-6)
3. Stephanie Steiner/Dana Dunham (TSU) def. Jessica Camp/Franca Peluso (SMC) 9-8 (7-5)

Match Notes:
Tri-State 4-12
Saint Mary's College 11-10
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (6,1,3)
T-2:13 A-37

Saint Mary's College 5, Alma College 2

1. Camille Gebert (SMC) def. Kelly Schwartzkopf (ALMA) 6-1, 6-2
2. Jillian Hurley (SMC) def. Laura McKendry (ALMA) 6-1, 6-2
3. Betsy Reed (SMC) def. Lindsay Wagner (ALMA) 6-0, 6-3
4. Heather Spratt (ALMA) def. Jessica Kosinski (SMC) 7-6 (7-3), 6-2
5. Lisa Rubino (SMC) vs. Margaret Curtiss (ALMA) unfinished
6. Laura Arnold (SMC) vs. Emily Noss (ALMA) unfinished

1. Camille Gebert/Jillian Hurley (SMC) def. Margaret Curtiss/Kelly Schwartzkopf (ALMA) 8-6
2. Betsy Reed/Lisa Rubino (SMC) def. Laura McKendry/Lindsay Wagner (ALMA) 8-3
3. Kelsey Erwin/Emily Noss (ALMA) def. Jessica Camp/Mary Therese Lee (SMC) 9-7

Match Notes:
Alma College 12-10
Saint Mary's College 12-10
Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (4,1,2,3)
MIAA Women's Tennis Tournament (fifth place match)
Official: Austin Amene T-2:30 A-37