March 22, 2011

Women’s Tennis Swept by SCAD

ORLANDO, Fla.- The Merrimack women's tennis team dropped a 9-0 decision Tuesday to Savannah College of Art and Design. The Warriors move to 4-4 overall with the loss while the Bees improve to 6-1. SCAD was ranked No. 8 in the most recent NAIA national poll.

The Bees breezed through the doubles matches and surrendered just two games.

Courtney Garvey (Woburn, Mass.) narrowly fell in the first set 6-4 to SCAD's Theresa Schmaus at the No. 2 singles slot before suffering a 6-0 loss in the second set. The Bees convincingly won the remaining matches en route to their fourth-straight 9-0 win.

Merrimack continues play in Florida against Hope College March 23.

RESULTS
Singles
1. Hillary Collins (SCAD) def. Kara Hole (MC) 6-0, 6-0
2. Theresa Schmaus (SCAD) def. Courtney Garvey (MC) 6-4, 6-0
3. Magdalena Bresson (SCAD) def. Alyx Barnes (MC) 6-2, 6-0
4. Courtney Collins (SCAD) def. Mollie Fitzgerald (MC) 6-2, 6-0
5. Stephanie Gula (SCAD) def. Kylie Waddington (MC) 6-1, 6-1
6. Charlotte Debrey (SCAD) def. Erin McMahon (MC) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles
1. Theresa Schmaus/Courtney Collins (SCAD) def. Kylie Waddington/Alyx Barnes (MC) 8-1
2. Hillary Collins/Magdalena Bresson (SCAD) def. Kara Hole/Mollie Fitzgerald (MC) 8-1
3. Stephanie Gula/Lucy Zhang (SCAD) def. Katie Veasey/Heather Kent (MC) 8-0