Saints Down RIT in Liberty League Quarterfinals
May 4: The St. Lawrence University women's tennis team defeated RIT by the score of 5-1 in the Liberty League Tennis Championship quarterfinal. The Saints will face host Vassar in the semifinal on Saturday at 12:00pm at Josselyn Tennis Courts.
First-year students Elkie Vandenbeemt and Olivia Arroyo were both double-winners for the Saints. Vandenbeemt topped Kristen Rice 6-1,6-1 at No. 2 singles and teamed up with senior Hillary Drewry at No. 1 doubles to earn an 8-1 victory. Arroyo won at No. 3 singles, 6-1,6-0 and No. 3 doubles, 8-3, with classmate Anna Young.
Junior Shannon Murphy rounded out the Saints' scoring with a win at No. 5 singles, 6-1,6-0. Drewry, Young and junior Elizabeth Geer were all leading their opponents before the match came to decision.
St. Lawrence 5, RIT 1
5/4/2012 at Poughkeepsie, NY (Walker Field House)
1. Hillary Drewery (SLUW) vs. Maite Vera (RIT) 6-2, 3-1, unfinished
2. Elkie Vandenbeemt (SLUW) def. Kristen Rice (RIT) 6-1, 6-1
3. Olivia Arroyo (SLUW) def. Lindsey Gibson (RIT) 6-1, 6-0
4. Elizabeth Geer (SLUW) vs. Marie Revekant (RIT) 6-4, 4-1, unfinished
5. Shannon Murphy (SLUW) def. Kat Pillman (RIT) 6-1, 6-0
6. Anna Young (SLUW) vs. Erika Weldon (RIT) unfinished
1. Hillary Drewery/Elkie Vandenbeemt (SLUW) def. Britt Amari/Marie Revekant (RIT) 8-1
2. Kat Pillman/Maite Vera (RIT) def. Elizabeth Geer/Shannon Murphy (SLUW) 8-4
3. Anna Young/Olivia Arroyo (SLUW) def. Lindsey Gibson/Kristen Rice (RIT) 8-3
St. Lawrence 13-3; Regional ranking #16
Liberty League Championship Quarterfinals