Belles Bitten by Wildcats

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's tennis team was handed a 9-0 loss on Tuesday afternoon by undefeated Indiana Wesleyan.

Audrey Kiefer had battled at the number five singles spot before falling 6-4, 6-2. Mary Catherine Faller held her ground in the first set in her number one singles match before ending on the short side of a 6-4 score in the opening set. Jackie Kjolhede won a pair of games in both sets at number four singles as the Belles won at least a game at each flight.

The Belles (6-3) will look to get back to winning this weekend when they travel to Illinois to take on both Wheaton and Judson on Saturday.

Indiana Wesleyan University 9, Saint Mary's College 0

 Singles competition
1. Rachael Heiniger (IN-WES) def. Mary Catherine Faller (SMC) 6-4, 6-0
2. Andrea Meyering (IN-WES) def. Kayle Sexton (SMC) 6-1, 6-1
3. Lauren Wilson (IN-WES) def. Shannon Elliott (SMC) 6-0, 6-1
4. Kristen Futrell (IN-WES) def. Jackie Kjolhede (SMC) 6-2, 6-2
5. Kim Mella (IN-WES) def. Audrey Kiefer (SMC) 6-4, 6-2
6. Sarah Richert (IN-WES) def. Margaret Boden (SMC) 6-1, 6-2

 Doubles competition
1. Andrea Meyering/Lauren Wilson (IN-WES) def. Audrey Kiefer/Mary Catherine Faller (SMC) 8-1
2. Rachael Heiniger/Kristen Futrell (IN-WES) def. Kayle Sexton/Shannon Elliott (SMC) 8-1
3. Aubrey Lohser/Diane Jones (IN-WES) def. Margaret Boden/Jackie Kjolhede (SMC) 8-2