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Belles Stopped by No. 11 Tigers

Megan Davy hits a back-hand tennis shot.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The Saint Mary's tennis team fell in a 9-0 final against No. 11 ranked Trinity (Texas) on Monday afternoon.
The nationally-ranked Tigers, who have not lost to a Division III opponent thus far during the 2018-19 year, gained an early lead and carried that momentum on throughout the entire match. Lily Brand and Nicole Becker fell by an 8-0 score at three doubles. Meredith Heckert and Lilly Chamberlin shouldered an 8-0 setback at two doubles, and Monica Davy and Megan Davy were stopped 8-0 at one doubles.
Lilly Chamberlin and Meredith Heckert both fell by 6-0, 6-0 scores at five and one singles, respectively, as the Tigers clinched the team win. Alyssa Gulli had a 6-0, 6-0 setback at four singles. Elizabeth Preister picked up a game win in her opening set but was halted 6-1, 6-0 at six singles. Similarly, Monica Davy won a game in her first set but was stopped in a 6-1, 6-0 final at two singles. Megan Davy earned a game win in her second set in a 6-0, 6-1 final at three singles to close out the match.
The Belles (6-3) are back to competition on Thursday, March 14 when they face off against Connecticut College on both teams' spring break trips in Texas.

#11 Trinity (Texas) University 9, Saint Mary's College 0
 Singles competition
1. Caroline Kutach (TRINITY) def. Meredith Heckert (SMC) 6-0, 6-0
2. Ashley DeBauge (TRINITY) def. Monica Davy (SMC) 6-1, 6-0
3. Zoe Kaffen (TRINITY) def. Megan Davy (SMC) 6-0, 6-1
4. Hailey Feuer (TRINITY) def. Alyssa Gulli (SMC) 6-0, 6-0
5. Andrea De Leon (TRINITY) def. Lilly Chamberlin (SMC) 6-0, 6-0
6. Francesca Canjar (TRINITY) def. Elizabeth Preister (SMC) 6-1, 6-0

 Doubles competition
1. Zoe Kaffen/Mary Kaffen (TRINITY) def. Megan Davy/Monica Davy (SMC) 8-0
2. Caroline Kutach/Megan Flores (TRINITY) def. Meredith Heckert/Lilly Chamberlin (SMC) 8-0
3. Ashley DeBauge/Hailey Feuer (TRINITY) def. Nicole Becker/Lily Brandt (SMC) 8-0

Match Notes:
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (5,1,4,6,2,3)