SMC vs. Carthage

Belles Victorious Against Lady Reds

ORLANDO, Fla. - After taking a 2-1 lead through the doubles competitions, the Saint Mary's tennis team won four of the six singles matches to claim a 6-3 win over Carthage College on Monday.

The pair of Jessica Kosinski and Cara Rectanus helped set the tone with a commanding 8-1 win at #3 doubles. Franca Peluso and Mary Therese Lee were winners at #2 doubles with an 8-5 decision.

Peluso and Lee went on to be straight set winners in their singles matches. Peluso won 6-1, 6-1 in the five slot while Lee was a 6-1, 6-3 winner at #6 singles. Kate Grabarek had the most decisive win on the day, as she claimed a 6-0, 6-0 victory at #4 singles for the Belles. Jillian Hurley was also a winner for the Belles as she took the #1 singles match with 6-2, 6-2 scores.

The Belles (3-3) will have a big day tomorrow as they take on Simpson at 9:00 a.m. and Principia at 6:30 p.m.

Saint Mary's 6, Carthage 3
 Singles competition
1. Jillian Hurley (SMC) def. McPeek, Hollis (CARTHAGE) 6-2, 6-2
2. Reynolds, Bari (CARTHAGE) def. Jessica Kosinski (SMC) 6-4, 6-1
3. Naidicz, Kristina (CARTHAGE) def. MaryCatherine Faller (SMC) 6-2, 1-6, 6-4
4. Kate Grabarek (SMC) def. Bowen, Kelsey (CARTHAGE) 6-0, 6-0
5. Franca Peluso (SMC) def. Weber, Holly (CARTHAGE) 6-1, 6-1
6. Mary Therese Lee (SMC) def. Bizub, Amanda (CARTHAGE) 6-1, 6-3

 Doubles competition
1. McPeek, Hollis/Naidicz, Kristina (CARTHAGE) def. Jillian Hurley/MaryCatherine Faller (SMC) 8-5
2. Franca Peluso/Mary Therese Lee (SMC) def. Reynolds, Bari/Bizub, Amanda (CARTHAGE) 8-5
3. Jessica Kosinski/Cara Rectanus (SMC) def. Bowen, Kelsey/Farrell, Kaitlyn (CARTHAGE) 8-1