SMC vs. Adrian
Belles Battle Past Bulldogs
MISHAWAKA, Ind. - Senior Day was a success as the Saint Mary's tennis team earned a 7-2 win over MIAA foe Adrian on Saturday at the South Bend Racquet Club.
Margaret Boden and Jillian Hurley earned an 8-4 win at #1 doubles while Mary Therese Lee and Franca Peluso were 8-3 winners at #3 doubles for the Belles.
Lee then went on to dominate her #6 singles in a 6-1, 6-0 win. Hurley was also close to unstoppable at #1 singles with a 6-2, 6-0 victory. Jessica Kosinski secured the win for the Belles with a 6-1, 6-3 victory at #2 singles.
Mary Catherine Faller, meanwhile, outlasted her opponent at #3 singles for a 6-0, 7-5 win. Kate Grabarek overcame an early deficit to take a hard-fought 6-4, 6-3 win at #5 singles for the Belles' seventh win of the day.
Saint Mary's (11-6, 4-2 MIAA) will travel to regionally-ranked Calvin for an MIAA match against the Knights beginning at 4:00 p.m.
Saint Mary's College 7, Adrian College 2
1. Jillian Hurley (SMC) def. Katelyn Simcina (ADRIAN) 6-2, 6-0
2. Jessica Kosinski (SMC) def. Shelby Kruszewski (ADRIAN) 6-1, 6-3
3. Mary Catherine Faller (SMC) def. Sarah Kean (ADRIAN) 6-0, 7-5
4. Sarah Brooks (ADRIAN) def. Franca Peluso (SMC) 7-5, 6-2
5. Kate Grabarek (SMC) def. Jordenne Ferenczi (ADRIAN) 6-4, 6-3
6. Mary Therese Lee (SMC) def. Sarah Sokolowski (ADRIAN) 6-1, 6-0
1. Margaret Boden/Jillian Hurley (SMC) def. Katelyn Simcina/Sarah Sokolowski (ADRIAN) 8-4
2. Shelby Kruszewski/Sarah Kean (ADRIAN) def. Mary Catherine Faller/Jessica Kosinski (SMC) 8-6
3. Mary Therese Lee/Franca Peluso (SMC) def. Sarah Brooks/Jordenne Ferenczi (ADRIAN) 8-3