TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology improved to 8-1 overall and 5-0 in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play with an 8-1 victory over Hanover on Saturday morning.
Junior Marie Stettler (Edgerton, Wis./Senior), junior Paige Cook (Terre Haute/North), freshman Lauren Miller (Highland, Ill.), sophomore Kylie McCollum (Lee's Summitt, Mo./West) and junior Lauren Reberger (Brazil/Northview) earned singles victories to pace the effort.
The doubles teams also earned a sweep of the match. Stettler teamed with senior Melissa Montgomery (Alexandria/Monroe) to win at No. 1 doubles. Cook and sophomore Koharuko Fujita (Ishikawa, Japan/Izumigaoka) won at the No. 2 spot, with McCollum and Reberger earning the No. 3 doubles victory.
The Fightin' Engineers return to action on Sunday with a noon home match against Franklin.
ROSE-HULMAN 8, HANOVER 1
1. Marie Stettler (RHIT) def. Fong, Kim (HANOVER) 6-2, 7-5
2. Taylor, Alexis (HANOVER) def. Melissa Montgomery (RHIT) 7-5, 6-2
3. Paige Cook (RHIT) def. Jones, Kelsey (HANOVER) 7-5, 6-2
4. Lauren Miller (RHIT) def. Poston, Allison (HANOVER) 6-3, 6-2
5. Kylie McCollum (RHIT) def. Williamson, Shelby (HANOVER) 6-1, 6-3
6. Lauren Reberger (RHIT) def. Spalding, Paige (HANOVER) 6-3, 3-6, 1-0 (12-10)
1. Marie Stettler/Melissa Montgomery (RHIT) def. Poston, Allison/Taylor, Alexis (HANOVER) 8-4
2. Paige Cook/Koharuko Fujita (RHIT) def. Learned, Amanda/Miller, Kalynne (HANOVER) 8-2
3. Kylie McCollum/Lauren Reberger (RHIT) def. Spalding, Paige/Kelsay, Ashton (HANOVER) 9-7