Women's Tennis Tops IU-SE, Improves to 6-1

mccollum2FRANKLIN, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology improved to 6-1 on the season with its first ever women's tennis victory over NAIA foe IU-Southeast on Sunday at Franklin College.

Junior Marie Stettler (Edgerton, Wis./Senior), junior Paige Cook (Terre Haute/North), sophomore Kylie McCollum (Lee's Summitt, Mo./West) and junior Lauren Reberger (Brazil/Northview) earned singles victories to help pace the effort.

Rose-Hulman also won at the No. 1 and No. 3 doubles positions.  The No. 1 team included Stettler and senior Melissa Montgomery (Alexandria/Monroe), with McCollum and Koharuko Fujita (Ishikawa, Japan/Izumigaoka) winning at the No. 3 doubles spot.

Rose-Hulman stands 6-1 on the season and returns to action at Transylvania University on Saturday.


Singles competition
1. Marie Stettler (RHIT) def. Katie Walsh (IU-SE) 6-3, 6-4
2. Ashley Bunch (IU-SE) def. Melissa Montgomery (RHIT) 4-6, 7-5, 1-0 (10-5)
3. Paige Cook (RHIT) def. Katherine Clark (IU-SE) 6-3, 6-2
4. Maddie Ikerd (IU-SE) def. Lauren Miller (RHIT) 5-7, 6-4, 6-0
5. Kylie McCollum (RHIT) def. Katie Morrison (IU-SE) 6-4, 7-5
6. Lauren Reberger (RHIT) def. Hailey Owen (IU-SE) 6-2, 6-2 

Doubles competition
1. Marie Stettler/Melissa Montgomery (RHIT) def. Katie Walsh/Katherine Clark (IU-SE) 8-6
2. Ashley Bunch/Maddie Ikerd (IU-SE) def. Paige Cook/Lauren Miller (RHIT) 8-5
3. Koharuko Fujita/Kylie McCollum (RHIT) def. Katie Morrison/Brittney Coan (IU-SE) 8-2