March 20, 2012

Women's Tennis Topped At Stonehill, 8-1

EASTON, Mass. – Senior Emily Marr (Jefferson, Mass.) won her No. 3 singles match but the Holy Cross women's tennis team fell in all other matches, dropping an 8-1 decision at Division II Stonehill at the Charles Watt Tennis Courts. With the win, the Crusaders fall to a record of 8-2 overall while Stonehill goes to 6-3.

The Seahawks won all three doubles matches as the duo of sophomore Molly Montgomery (Winnetka, Ill.) and freshman Taylor Stathis (Rockaway Beach, N.Y.) put up a fight but lost, 8-5. Montgomery and Stathis also battled in their singles matches, playing to extra games but losing by the exact same score, 7-5, 6-4. Marr won her match in three sets, posting a 2-6, 6-3, 10-8 victory. Stonehill won the final three matches in straight sets to earn the 8-1 win.

Holy Cross returns to action on Sunday, March 25 when it competes in the Wheaton Doubles Invitational. Competition is set for 10:00 a.m. at the Clark Tennis Courts in Norton, Mass.

Doubles
#1- Paige Frost/Sarah Hickey (SC) def. Molly Montgomery/Taylor Stathis (HC), 8-5
#2- Jacquelyn Harrow/Bacall Brooks (SC) def. Carolyn Chandley/Emily Marr (HC), 8-3
#3- Kaitlyn Martin/Amy Toegemann (SC) def. Jessica DeSimone/Emma Rudnik (HC), 8-3

Singles
#1- Toegemann (SC) def. Montgomery (HC), 7-5, 6-4
#2- Jen Denyes (SC) def. Stathis (HC), 7-6, 6-4
#3- Marr (HC) def. Katie Gillegan (SC), 2-6, 6-3, 10-8
#4- Frost (SC) def. Chandley (HC), 6-0, 6-3
#5- Hickey (SC) def. Maya Welch (HC), 6-1, 6-0
#6- Meryl Lawrence (SC) def. Emma Rudnik (HC), 6-1, 6-0