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Belles Blank Bulldogs for Tenth Win of Season

Megan Davy prepares to hit a back-hand tennis shot.
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's tennis team powered their way past visiting Adrian for a 9-0 conference win over the Bulldogs on Saturday afternoon.
Lily Brandt and Nicole Becker got the Belles off to a strong start with an 8-0 win at three doubles, and Lilly Chamberlin and Alyssa Gulli added an 8-0 victory at two doubles for a quick lead. Monica Davy and Megan Davy prevailed 8-5 at one doubles as Saint Mary's took the 3-0 lead into singles play.
Gulli did not drop a game all day as the freshman was the first player off the court with a 6-0, 6-0 win at three singles. Becker joined Gulli in posting unblemished scores on Saturday as the sophomore clinched the team win with a 6-0, 6-0 decision at six singles. Brandt prevailed 6-2, 6-2 at five singles, and Chamberlin added a 6-4, 6-2 win at four singles. Monica Davy took a 6-2, 6-2 match at one singles for the Belles. Megan Davy had an impressive comeback at two singles as the sophomore bounced back from a 6-0 loss in the first set to win the second set 6-4. She then took the tiebreaker 10-5 for the 9-0 team win.
The win gives the program its thirteenth consecutive year with at least ten team victories.
The Belles (10-6, 3-0 MIAA) travel to Illinois tomorrow for non-conference matches against St. Norbert and North Central, both of which are hosted by North Central.

Saint Mary's College 9, Adrian College 0
 Singles competition
1. Monica Davy (SMC) def. Samantha Cyrus (ACWOMEN) 6-2, 6-2
2. Megan Davy (SMC) def. Sara Anthony (ACWOMEN) 0-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-5)
3. Alyssa Gulli (SMC) def. Mikayla Herig (ACWOMEN) 6-0, 6-0
4. Lilly Chamberlin (SMC) def. Elena Bishop (ACWOMEN) 6-4, 6-2
5. Lily Brandt (SMC) def. Mackenna Crowley (ACWOMEN) 6-2, 6-2
6. Nicole Becker (SMC) def. Nira Fowler (ACWOMEN) 6-0, 6-0

 Doubles competition
1. Monica Davy/Megan Davy (SMC) def. Samantha Cyrus/Sara Anthony (ACWOMEN) 8-5
2. Lilly Chamberlin/Alyssa Gulli (SMC) def. Mackenna Crowley/Elena Bishop (ACWOMEN) 8-0
3. Lily Brandt/Nicole Becker (SMC) def. Nira Fowler/Mikayla Herig (ACWOMEN) 8-0

Match Notes:
Adrian College 3-11, 1-2 MIAA
Saint Mary's College 10-6, 3-0 MIAA
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (3,6,5,4,1,2)