NEWPORT, R.I. - The Holy Cross women's tennis team competed in the rescheduled Salve Regina Doubles Invitational at the Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I. Sunday. Highlighting the day was the No. 1 doubles tandem of sophomore Carolyn Chandley (Worcester, Mass.) and senior Kristen Meahl (Falmouth, Maine) who took home the consolation bracket championship title.
After a first round bye, Chandley and Meahl lost to the Anika Fischer and Sarah Miller of Wesleyan, 8-2. They then won two straight matches in the consolation round against Assumption's Jennifer Erickson and Grace Fox (8-6) and Emmanuel's Taylor Dey and Nary hayes (8-2) to win the consolation championship title.
In the No. 2 doubles bracket, sophomore Emily Marr (Jefferson, Mass.) and senior Ivette Konopka (Shelton, Conn.) lost their opening round against Bacall Brooks and Leah White of Stonehill, 8-5. They then went on to take the No. 2 consolation round championship, topping the Salve Regina team of Valerie Leso and Nichole Stevens in the semi-finals, 8-1 and then winning against Assumption's Marissa Charles and Erica Micciche, 8-1, in the finals.
In the No. 3 doubles bracket, sophomore Emma Rudnik (Lake Bluff, Ill.) and senior Kathryn Wilkie (Oak Brook, Ill.) won their first round against the Roger Williams' team of Kristin Dono and Katelin Richard, 8-2, but then lost in the second round to Wesleyan's Linda McDougal and Casey Simchik, 8-2.
Holy Cross will compete in its second fall home match of the season, taking on Merrimack this upcoming Saturday, Oct. 10. Games will begin at 10:00 a.m. at the Holy Cross Tennis Courts in Worcester, Mass.
1. Wesleyan (16)
2. Stonehill (12)
3. Holy Cross (6)
Salve Regina (6)
5. Emmanuel (3)
6. Assumption (2)
Roger Williams (2)