Women's Tennis Sweeps Oakland City & IU-East

Montgomery-ac1TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman improved to 3-1 on the women's tennis season with wins of 9-0 over Oakland City and 6-3 over IU-East on Sunday.

Junior Marie Stettler (Edgerton, Wis./Senior), sophomore Suzana Mohd (Puchong, Malaysia), senior Melissa Montgomery (Alexandria/Monroe), junior Paige Cook (Terre Haute/North), freshman Lauren Miller (Highland, Ill.) and sophomore Kylie McCollum (Lee's Summitt, Mo./West) swept the six singles matches to lead the effort against Oakland City.

In doubles play, the tandem of Stettler and Montgomery won at the No. 1 position with Cook and Mohd winning at No. 2.  The team of sophomore Koharuko Fujita (Ishikawa, Japan/Izumigaoka) and junior Lauren Reberger (Brazil/Northview) rounded out the victories with a win at No. 3 doubles.

In the IU-East match, Stettler, Cook and McCollum contributed singles wins to the effort.  The doubles team of Fujita and Reberger also claimed a No. 2 doubles victory.

Rose-Hulman improved to 2-1 overall and returns to action with a Wednesday conference home match against Anderson.

Rose-Hulman 9, Oakland City 0

Singles competition
1. Marie Stettler (RHIT) def. Lindsey Malin (OAK-CITY) 6-4, 6-4
2. Suzana Mohd (RHIT) def. Haliy Menke (OAK-CITY) 6-3, 6-4
3. Melissa Montgomery (RHIT) def. Lauryn Schnarr (OAK-CITY) 6-3, 6-4
4. Paige Cook (RHIT) def. Whitney Malin (OAK-CITY) 6-3, 6-1
5. Lauren Miller (RHIT) def. Lenzie Kerchief (OAK-CITY) 6-2, 6-0
6. Kylie McCollum (RHIT) def. Virginia Gerkin (OAK-CITY) 6-0, 6-1 

Doubles competition
1. Marie Stettler/Melissa Montgomery (RHIT) def. Lindsey Malin/Whitney Malin (OAK-CITY) 8-3
2. Paige Cook/Suzana Mohd (RHIT) def. Haliy Menke/Lauryn Schnarr (OAK-CITY) 8-4
3. Koharuko Fujita/Lauren Reberger (RHIT) def. Lenzie Kerchief/Virginia Gerkin (OAK-CITY) 8-1

Rose-Hulman 6, Indiana University-East 3

Singles competition
1. Marie Stettler (RHIT) def. Paige Froman (IU-EAST) 6-4, 6-4
2. Cheltsi Hinners (IU-EAST) def. Melissa Montgomery (RHIT) 4-6, 6-4, 1-0 (12-10)
3. Paige Cook (RHIT) def. Emily Underwood (IU-EAST) 6-4, 6-1
4. Chelsea Helms (IU-EAST) def. Lauren Miller (RHIT) 6-4, 7-6 (8-6)
5. Kylie McCollum (RHIT) def. Kristi Henderson (IU-EAST) 6-4, 6-2
6. Suzana Mohd (RHIT) def. No player (IU-EAST), by forfeit 

Doubles competition
1. Cheltsi Hinners/Paige Froman (IU-EAST) def. Marie Stettler/Melissa Montgomery (RHIT) 9-7
2. Lauren Reberger/Koharuko Fujita (RHIT) def. Chelsea Helms/Kristi Henderson (IU-EAST) 9-7
3. Paige Cook/Suzana Mohd (RHIT) def. Emily Underwood/No player (IU-EAST), by forfeit