Belles Halt Eagles

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's tennis team picked up their second 9-0 win in as many days with a victory over Judson University on Friday evening.

Jackie Kjolhede and Margaret Boden were 8-1 winners at the number three doubles flight. Margaret Faller and Shannon Elliott won 8-1 at number two doubles. Mary Catherine Faller and Kayle Sexton staved off their opposition at number one doubles with a 9-8 (8-6) win to give the Belles all three doubles decisions.

Shannon Elliott picked up wins at doubles and singles after dropping just four games combined.
Shannon Elliott picked up
wins at doubles and
singles after dropping just
four games combined.
Kayle Sexton was a quick 6-0, 6-2 win at number two singles to put the Belles up 4-0. Shannon Elliott dropped just three games on her way to a 6-1, 6-2 win at number three singles. Jackie Kjolhede broke through with a 6-4, 6-0 win at the five singles flight. Katie Nickol won 6-3, 6-4 at number six singles for Saint Mary's.

Mary Catherine Faller battled her way to a 6-2, 1-6, 1-0 (10-6) win at number one singles. Margaret Faller also went to the tiebreaker for a 6-3, 5-7, 1-0 (11-9) victory at number four singles to round out the win for the Belles.

Saint Mary's (6-4) is back in action on Wednesday, April 10 when they host Albion for an MIAA match beginning at 4:00 p.m.

Saint Mary's College 9, Judson University 0

Singles competition
1. Mary Catherine Faller (SMC) def. Alexa Williams (JUDSON) 6-2, 1-6, 1-0 (10-6)
2. Kayle Sexton (SMC) def. Marcilynn Rowan (JUDSON) 6-0, 6-2
3. Shannon Elliott (SMC) def. Kristen Kress (JUDSON) 6-1, 6-2
4. Margaret Faller (SMC) def. Megan Joyce (JUDSON) 6-3, 5-7, 1-0 (11-9)
5. Jackie Kjolhede (SMC) def. Kirstie Shales (JUDSON) 6-4, 6-0
6. Katie Nickol (SMC) def. Marisa Gauss (JUDSON) 6-3, 6-4

Doubles competition
1. Mary Catherine Faller/Kayle Sexton (SMC) def. Alexa Williams/Marcilynn Rowan (JUDSON) 9-8 (8-6)
2. Margaret Faller/Shannon Elliott (SMC) def. Megan Joyce/Kirstie Shales (JUDSON) 8-1
3. Jackie Kjolhede/Margaret Boden (SMC) def. Kristen Kress/Angela Schultz (JUDSON) 8-1