SMC at MIAA Tournament - Day Two

Belles Finish Season with Win, 5th Place Finish

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The 2009 Saint Mary's College tennis season came to a close on Friday afternoon when the Belles won the fifth-place consolation match over Olivet by an 8-1 score.

Jessica Kosinski and Mary Therese Lee set the tone early for the Belles with an 8-2 win at #3 doubles.  Franca Peluso and Betsy Reed also won their doubles match, taking the #2 flight by an 8-4 score.

In the singles matches against Olivet, Saint Mary's made quick work of the Comets and took all six of the flights.  No player for the Belles gave up more than two sets to their Olivet counterparts.  Jillian Hurley and Jessica Camp helped lead the way with matching 6-1, 6-0 wins.  Jessica Kosinski and Franca Peluso, meanwhile, won by 6-2, 6-0 scores.  Betsy Reed took a 6-1, 6-1 win at #4 singles.  Camille Gebert wrapped up very successful season with her 12th straight win at #2 singles with a 6-0, 6-2 decision.

The Belles finish the season with a 11-10 overall record.

Saint Mary's College 8, Olivet College 1

Singles competition
1. Jillian Hurley (SMC) def. Jaclyn Mummaw (OLIVET) 6-1, 6-0
2. Camille Gebert (SMC) def. Giana Guerra (OLIVET) 6-0, 6-2
3. Jessica Kosinski (SMC) def. Celeste Gruber (OLIVET) 6-2, 6-0
4. Betsy Reed (SMC) def. Kelsey Singer (OLIVET) 6-1, 6-1
5. Franca Peluso (SMC) def. Leanne Scudder (OLIVET) 6-2, 6-0
6. Jessica Camp (SMC) def. Paige Sedgewick (OLIVET) 6-1, 6-0

Doubles competition
1. Giana Guerra/Jaclyn Mummaw (OLIVET) def. Camille Gebert/Jillian Hurley (SMC) 8-5
2. Franca Peluso/Betsy Reed (SMC) def. Celeste Gruber/Kelsey Singer (OLIVET) 8-4
3. Jessica Kosinski/Mary Therese Lee (SMC) def. Leanne Scudder/Paige Sedgewick (OLIVET) 8-2