EUREKA, ILL. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology improved to 13-3 on the women's tennis season with a 9-0 win over Blackburn and an 8-1 victory over Eureka on Saturday.
Senior Megan Chann (Columbia, Mo./Rock Bridge) and freshman Marie Stettler (Edgerton, Wis.) swept both matches at the No. 1 and No. 3 singles positions, then teamed up for two wins at No. 1 doubles.
Sophomore Melissa Montgomery (Alexandria/ Monroe) swept two matches at No, 4 singles, and teamed up with sophomore Sage Sackett (Kalamazoo, Mich./Mattawan) for a No. 2 doubles sweep.
Freshman Colleen Stevenson (Bolton, Mass./Nashoba Regional) swept at No. 5 singles and junior Klara Schroederus (Glenview, Ill./Glenbrook South) (pictured) swept at No. 6 singles. The tandem of freshman Paige Cook (Terre Haute/North) and freshman Lauren Reberger (Brazil/Northview) swept at No. 3 doubles.
The Fightin' Engineers will conduct an expanded spring schedule this year in order to prepare for the NCAA Division III Tournament. Rose-Hulman earned its first ever NCAA bid in the sport of tennis by winning the HCAC championship during the fall season.
Rose-Hulman stands 13-3 overall and returns to action against Franklin College next Sunday.
ROSE-HULMAN 9, BLACKBURN 0
2. Sage Sackett (RHIT) def. Kinsey Hilliard (BC) 6-0, 6-2
3. Marie Stettler (RHIT) def. Mallory Cummings (BC) 6-1, 6-0
4. Melissa Montgomery (RHIT) def. Amelia Kirby (BC) 6-1, 6-0
5. Colleen Stevenson (RHIT) def. Kami Brimberry (BC) 6-1, 6-2
6. Klara Schroederus (RHIT) def. Jesse Johnson (BC) 6-0, 6-0
1. Megan Chann/Marie Stettler (RHIT) def. Maggie Sheraden/Kinsey Hilliard (BC) 8-0
2. Melissa Montgomery/Sage Sackett (RHIT) def. Mallory Cummings/Amelia Kirby (BC) 8-0
3. Lauren Reberger/Paige Cook (RHIT) def. Kami Brimberry/Jesse Johnson (BC) 8-0
ROSE-HULMAN 8, EUREKA 1
2. Meredith Lynch (EUREKA) def. Sage Sackett (RHIT) 6-3, 6-2
3. Marie Stettler (RHIT) def. Amanda Coutre (EUREKA) 6-1, 6-1
4. Melissa Montgomery (RHIT) def. Rachel Funk (EUREKA) 6-1, 6-1
5. Colleen Stevenson (RHIT) def. Cate Ledbetter (EUREKA) 6-2, 6-3
6. Klara Schroederus (RHIT) def. Riana Riffle (EUREKA) 6-0, 6-0
1. Megan Chann/Marie Stettler (RHIT) def. Natalie
Wetterauer/Amanda Coutre (EUREKA) 8-1
2. Sage Sackett/Klara Schroederus (RHIT) def. Meredith Lynch/Riana Riffle (EUREKA) 8-4
3. Paige Cook/Lauren Reberger (RHIT) def. Cate Ledbetter/Rachel Funk (EUREKA) 8-0