SMC vs. Haverford, New Jersey
Belles Fall to Haverford, #22 College of New Jersey
ORLANDO, Fla. - The Saint Mary's tennis team had a couple of set-backs on Thursday, falling to Haverford and #22 College of New Jersey.
Against the Fords, it was evident early on that the match would be a tight one as the #1 and #2 doubles flights were decided by scores of 9-7 and 9-8 (5), respectively. Unfortunately for the Belles, they came up on the short end of both flights. The #3 doubles tandem of Mary Therese Lee and Jessica Camp took a strong 8-4 win to close the gap to 2-1 entering the singles competitions. Laura Arnold battled back after dropping her second set to take a win at #6 singles, but the Fords and the Belles split the six singles competitions and Haverford earned the 5-4 win.
In the afternoon contest against #22 ranked College of New Jersey, the Lions proved why they are one of the top teams in the nation with an 8-1 win over the Belles. Earning a victory at #2 singles for Saint Mary's was Camille Gebert, who won 6-2, 6-4.
The Belles will take a day off from competition on Friday and return to action on Saturday when they face off against Lincoln.
Haverford 5, Saint Mary's 4
1. Katie Wettick/Karen Levi HAV def Jillian Hurley/Camille Gebert SMC, 9-7
2. Fratie Drooyan/Helen Fisun HAV def Betsy Reed/Jessica Kosinski SMC, 9-8 (5)
3. Mary Therese Lee/Jessica Camp SMC def Jaclyn Porter/Christina Bradley HAV, 8-4
1. Katie Wettlick HAV def Jillian Hurley SMC 6-0, 6-2
2. Karen Levi HAV def Camille Gebert SMC 6-2, 6-2
3. Helen Fisun HAV def Jessica Kosinski SMC 6-0, 6-4
4. Betsy Reed SMC def Jaclyn Porter HAV 6-1, 6-4
5. Jessica Camp SMC def Katie Drooyan 6-3, 6-4
6. Laura Arnold SMC def Sarah Gibson 6-1, 0-6, 6-4
#22 College of New Jersey 8, Saint Mary’s 1
1. Jackie Shtemberg/Felice Trinh NJ def Camille Gebert/Jillian Hurley SMC 8-3
2. Christie Pollin/Tamra Wroblesky NJ def Jessica Kosinski/Betsy Reed SMC 8-1
3. Stefanie Haar/Haley Kutner NJ def Franca Peluso/Jessica Camp SMC 8-2
1. Jackie Shtemberg NJ def Jillian Hurley SMC 6-0, 6-3
2. Camille Gebert SMC def Stefanie Haar NJ 6-2, 6-4
3. Felice Trinh NJ def Jessica Kosinski SMC 6-1, 7-5
4. Christie Pollin NJ def Betsy Reed SMC 6-0, 6-1
5. Haley Kutner NJ def Jessica Camp SMC 6-1, 6-1
6. Lindsay Katzel NJ def Laura Arnold SMC 6-0, 6-0