March 30, 2008
Norton, Mass. - The Crusader women's tennis team traveled to Wheaton College on March 30 to compete against Bentley, Wheaton and Roger Williams in the Wheaton College Invitational. There were no team scores.
In third singles Megan Manahan (Waverly, Pa.) lost in the first round 6-1, 6-1 to Katherine Knies of Wheaton, then defeated Haley McCraven of Roger Williams 6-1, 4-6, 10-6 to take the consolation title.
The Crusaders women's tennis team is set to play again April 4 against Lehigh for their first conference match of the season. Start time is set for 7:00 p.m.
Catherine Teague (WHE) def. Caitlyn Leone (RWU), 6-2, 6-0
Kelly Fleszar (BENT) def. Kristen Meahl (HC), 6-4, 7-5
Leone (RWU) def. Meahl (HC), 4-6, 7-5, 12-10
Teague (WHE) def. Fleszar (BENT), 6-2, 6-3
Sarah Geocaris (WHE) def. Kelly Nugent (BENT), 6-0, 6-4
Kelsey Parente (RWU) def. Meg Moran (HC), 6-3, 6-7, 11-9
Nugent (BENT) def. Moran (HC), 8-2
Geocaris (WHE) def. Parente (RWU), 6-3, 6-1
Katherine Knies (WHE) def. Megan Manahan (HC), 6-1, 6-1
Rachel Harbert (BENT) def. Haley McCraven (RWU), 6-3, 6-0
Manahan (HC) def. McCraven (RWU), 6-1, 4-6, 10-6
Knies (WHE) def. Harbert (BENT), 7-5, 6-3
Maya Milic-Strkalj / Ellen Van Faasen (WHE) def. Joanna Nettelfield / Leah Ribchinsky (RWU), 8-2
Marcia Gilbride / Heather Haggerty (BENT) def. Chase Fitzsimmons / Hailee Lange (HC), 8-4
Fitzsimmons / Lange (HC) def. Nettelfield / Ribchinsky (RWU), 8-4
Gilbride / Haggerty (BENT) def. Milic-Strkalj / Van Faasen (WHE), 8-3
Mallory Farmer / Oriana Federico (WHE) def. Katherine Giambalvo / Andrea Hollot (BENT), 8-6
Paige Brown / Kathryn Wilkie (HC) def. Megan Harrington / Katherine Wilmes (RWU), 8-0
Giambalvo / Hollot (BENT) def. Harrington / Wilmes (RWU), 8-2
Brown / Wilkie (HC) def. Farmer / Federico (WHE), 9-8