Saints Defeat Continentals, 6-3
Sept. 18: Four Saints were double-winners as the St. Lawrence University women's tennis team topped Hamilton, 6-3, in a dual match on Tuesday evening in the Newell Field House.
Sophomore Elkie Vandenbeemt and rookie Morgan McNeal earned a victory at No. 1 doubles as they defeated Mira Khanna and Alex Arenson, 8-1. At No. 2 doubles, senior captain Shannon Murphy and sophomore Anna Young topped Liz Detwiler and Bella Schoning, 8-3. Sophomore Samantha Miller and first-year student Suzanne Weinstein dropped a tight 8-6 match at No. 3 against Melissa Mann and Meg Lee.
In singles action, Vandenbeemt defeated Khanna 6-1, 6-2 at No. 1, while McNeal won at No. 2, 6-3, 6-0 against Arenson. Murphy and Young rounded out the Saints' scoring as they joined Vandenbeemt and McNeal as double-winners. Murphy topped Detwiler 6-1, 7-5 at No. 4, and Young edged Aislinn Shea at No. 5 7-6 (5), 7-6 (1).
St. Lawrence, which improved to 1-0 with today's win, will be back in action on Sep. 22 and 23 at the ITA Championships in Geneva, NY.
St. Lawrence 6, Hamilton 3
Sept. 18, 2012
Newell Field House at St. Lawrence University
1. Elkie Vandenbeemt/Morgan McNeal (SLU) def. Mira Khanna/Alex Arenson (HAM) 8-1
2. Shannon Murphy/Anna Young (SLU) def. Liz Detwiler/Bella Schoning (HAM) 8-3
3. Melissa Mann/Meg Lee (HAM) def. Samantha Miller/Suzanne Weinstein (SLU) 8-6
1. Vandenbeemt (SLU) def. Khanna (HAM) 6-1, 6-2
2. McNeal (SLU) def. Arenson (HAM) 6-3, 6-0
3. Schoning (HAM) def. Olivia Arroyo (SLU) 7-5, 3-6, 10-8
4. Murphy (SLU) def. Detwiler (HAM) 6-1, 7-5
5. Young (SLU) def. Aislinn Shea (HAM) 7-6 (5), 7-6 (1)
6. Rachel Friedman (HAM) def. Miller (SLU) 6-3, 7-5
St. Lawrence 1-0