HAUTE, IND. -- Franklin College improved to 8-1 and 5-0 in
Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference women's tennis play with a
7-2 victory over Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology on Sunday.
Rose-Hulman stands 8-2 on the season and 5-1 in conference play
after just its second loss in regular season league play in the
last three years.
Junior Marie Stettler (Edgerton, Wis./Senior)
earned a victory at the No. 1 singles position for
Rose-Hulman. The doubles team of junior Paige
Cook and sophomore Koharuko Fujita
(Ishikawa, Japan/Izumigaoka) also won at the No. 2 doubles
The Fightin' Engineers return to action on Saturday with a home
match against Manchester.
FRANKLIN 7, ROSE-HULMAN 2
1. Marie Stettler (RHIT) def. Heather Pasek (FC) 6-3, 6-7 (8-10),
2. Melissa Sanders (FC) def. Melissa Montgomery (RHIT) 6-0,
3. Bethany Harris (FC) def. Paige Cook (RHIT) 6-2, 7-6 (7-1)
4. Adrian Gillaspy (FC) def. Lauren Miller (RHIT) 6-3, 6-2
5. Rain Tuley (FC) def. Kylie McCollum (RHIT) 6-4, 6-3
6. Chelsea Howell (FC) def. Koharuko Fujita (RHIT) 5-7, 7-5, 1-0
1. Melissa Sanders/Adrian Gillaspy (FC) def. Marie Stettler/Melissa
Montgomery (RHIT) 9-7
2. Paige Cook/Koharuko Fujita (RHIT) def. Heather Pasek/Bethany
Harris (FC) 8-2
3. Rain Tuley/Chelsea Howell (FC) def. Kylie McCollum/Lauren
Reberger (RHIT) 8-6
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