Belles Split Results


ORLANDO, Fla. - The Saint Mary's tennis team responded with a 7-2 win over Illinois Wesleyan after falling to St. Lawrence earlier in the day by an 8-1 margin.

Against St. Lawrence, Kayle Sexton and Shannon Elliott won the Belles' sole flight of the match with an 8-4 victory at two doubles.

The Belles turned the tables on the Titans later in the day by handing Illinois Wesleyan a 7-2 defeat. Mary Catherine Faller and Audrey Kiefer were 8-4 winners at number one doubles. Jackie Kjolhede and Margaret Boden gave the Belles a second doubles win with an 8-3 victory at the number three flight. Kayle Sexton dropped just one game en route to a 6-1, 6-0 win at two singles. Kiefer picked up a second win in the match with a 6-1, 6-2 decision at five singles. Kjolhede clinched the win at four singles with a 6-2, 6-3 win for the Belles. Boden tacked on a 6-2, 6-2 decision at six singles, and Shannon Elliott was a 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 winner at three singles.

Saint Mary's (6-2) will return to the Midwest to host Indiana Wesleyan on Tuesday, March 20 at 4:00 p.m.


Tennis Match Results
St. Lawrence University 8, Saint Mary's College 1

 Singles competition
1. Hillary Drewry (SLU) def. Mary Catherine Faller (SMC) 7-6 (7-2), 6-0
2. Elkie Vandenbeemt (SLU) def. Kayle Sexton (SMC) 6-1, 6-0
3. Olivia Arroyo (SLU) def. Shannon Elliott (SMC) 6-0, 6-2
4. Elizabeth Greer (SLU) def. Jackie Kjolhede (SMC) 6-1, 6-1
5. Shannon Murphy (SLU) def. Audrey Kiefer (SMC) 6-2, 6-4
6. Anna Young (SLU) def. Margaret Boden (SMC) 6-4, 6-0

 Doubles competition
1. Hillary Drewry/Elkie Vandenbeemt (SLU) def. Mary Catherine Faller/Audrey Kiefer (SMC) 8-0
2. Shannon Elliott/Kayle Sexton (SMC) def. Elizabeth Greer/Shannon Murphy (SLU) 8-4

3. Olivia Arroyo/Anna Young (SLU) def. Jackie Kjolhede/Margaret Boden (SMC) 8-6
 

Saint Mary's College 7, Illinois Wesleyan University 2

 Singles competition
1. Andrea Kerwin (IWU) def. Mary Catherine Faller (SMC) 7-6 (7-3), 6-0
2. Kayle Sexton (SMC) def. Helen Alex (IWU) 6-1, 6-0
3. Shannon Elliott (SMC) def. Lauren Drawbridge (IWU) 6-3, 3-6, 6-2
4. Jackie Kjolhede (SMC) def. Alissa Goetz (IWU) 6-2, 6-3
5. Audrey Kiefer (SMC) def. Ashlyn Huegel (IWU) 6-1, 6-2
6. Margaret Boden (SMC) def. Josie Linman (IWU) 6-2, 6-2

 Doubles competition
1. Mary Catherine Faller/Audrey Kiefer (SMC) def. Andrea Kerwin/Helen Alex (IWU) 8-4
2. Lauren Drawbridge/Alissa Goetz (IWU) def. Shannon Elliott/Kayle Sexton (SMC) 8-5
3. Margaret Boden/Jackie Kjolhede (SMC) def. Ashlyn Huegel/Josie Linman (IWU) 8-3