Devil Women Top Saint Mary's 7-2 in Spring Break Opener
(Orlando, Fla.) - The Dickinson College women's tennis team improved to 2-1 overall, winning its first match of the spring. The Red Devils posted a 7-2 win over Saint Mary's College of Indiana on Sunday.
Dickinson swept the doubles matches to lead the match, 3-0. The Devils claimed all but the second and third singles flights. Sophomore Alysia Rodgers (Bethesda, Md./Walter Johnson) earned two points, winning the top singles flight and joining first-year Shannon Lavery (Huntington, W. Vir./Huntington) for an 8-6 win in doubles.
Leigh Oczkowski (Binghamton, N.Y./Seton Catholic) and Maddy Altholtz (Cohasset, Mass./Cohasset) won third doubles and earned points with wins in the fifth and sixth singles flights, respectively. Nora Hajnoczky (Wallingford, Conn./Strath Haven) captured the fourth singles flight.
#1 Singles - Alysia Rodgers def. Jillian Hurley (SMC), 7-6 (11-9), 6-4
#2 Singles - Jessica Kosinski (SMC) def. Joelle Nitzberg, 6-4, 6-1
#3 Singles - Mary Catherin Faller (SMC) def. Shannon Lavery, 3-6, 6-2, 6-1
#4 Singles - Nora Hajnoczky def. Kate Grabarek (SMC), 4-6, 6-0, 6-1
#5 Singles - Leigh Oczkowski def. Franca Peluso (SMC), 6-3, 6-4
#6 Singles - Maddy Altholtz def. Mary Therese Lee (SMC), 7-5, 7-6 (7-4)
#1 Doubles - Alysia Rodgers/Shannon Lavery def. Jillian Hurley/Mary Catherine Faller (SMC), 8-6
#2 Doubles - Joelle Nitzberg/Carla Cox def. Franca Peluso/Mary Therese Lee (SMC), 8-3
#3 Doubles - Leigh Oczkowski/Maddy Altholtz def. Margaret Boden/Kate Grabarek (SMC), 8-6