Women's Tennis Narrowly Falls to Principia

McCollum-ac2TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology stands 10-4 on the women's tennis season following a narrow 5-4 loss to Principia on Saturday.

Rose-Hulman picked up two points in doubles play to lead the performance.

The No. 1 team of sophomore Marie Stettler (Edgerton, Wis./Senior) and junior Melissa Montgomery (Alexandria/Monroe) and the No. 3 team of sophomore Lauren Reberger (Brazil/Northview) and freshman Kylie McCollum (Lee's Summit, Mo./West) paced the doubles effort.

McCollum joined sophomore Paige Cook (Terre Haute/North) with a victory in singles play.

Rose-Hulman hosts nationally ranked DePauw on Sunday at noon.

PRINCIPIA 5, ROSE-HULMAN 4
SINGLES:
1. Kelly Adams (PRIN) def. Marie Stettler (RHIT) 6-1, 3-6, 6-2
2. Marianna Hronek (PRIN) def. Melissa Montgomery (RHIT) 6-1, 6-0
3. Courtney Banko (PRIN) def. Colleen Stevenson (RHIT) 6-4, 6-3
4. Paige Cook (RHIT) def. Caroline Korthals (PRIN) 6-1, 6-1
5. Kylie McCollum (RHIT) def. Kelsy Brawn (PRIN) 6-4, 6-0
6. Fiona Ouma (PRIN) def. Fallon Stinson (RHIT) 6-3, 6-1

DOUBLES:
1. Marie Stettler/Melissa Montgomery (RHIT) def. Kelly Adams/Courtney Banko (PRIN) 8-5
2. Marianna Hronek/Caroline Korthals (PRIN) def. Paige Cook/Colleen Stevenson (RHIT) 8-2
3. Lauren Reberger/Kylie McCollum (RHIT) def. Kelsy Brawn/Fiona Ouma (PRIN) 8-4