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Women's Tennis Falls to Stevens, 6-3, in Spring Opener

Sam Carney Orlando, Fla. -- March 15, 2010 -- Sam Carney captured her match at No. 2 singles, but that proved to be the highlight for the Springfield College women's tennis team as Stevens Tech defeated SC, 6-3, this evening in both squad's 2010 spring openers in Orlando.

Carney, the reigning New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference Women's Tennis Rookie of the Year, took her match by a score of 6-0, 7-6 (7-5). Other victors for SC included Kyla Walgren at No. 3 singles, and Erin Woodbury at No. 5 singles.

Up next on SC's Spring Break, the women will play Berry College of Mount Berry, Georgia Wednesday (Mar. 17) at 12:30 pm in Orlando.

Team Score:
Stevens 6, Springfield College 3
03/15/10 at Orlando, Fla.

Singles competition
1. Allyson Kingman (SITW) def. Amy Shaw (SCW) 6-2, 6-3
2. Sam Carney (SCW) def. Nicole Portner (SITW) 6-0, 7-6 (7-5)
3. Kyla Walgren (SCW) def. Mine Bese (SITW) 4-6, 7-5, 6-2
4. Kendra Appleheimer (SITW) def. Funmi Olowookere (SCW) 6-3, 7-6 (9-7)
5. Erin Woodbury (SCW) def. Alexandra Handel (SITW) 6-7 (4-7), 6-4, 6-2
6. Morgan Scalzi (SITW) def. Vanessa Senecal (SCW) 6-3, 7-5

Doubles competition 1. Allyson Kingman/Nicole Portner (SITW) def. Kyla Walgren/Amy Shaw (SCW) 8-3
2. Kendra Appleheimer/Morgan Scalzi (SITW) def. Sam Carney/Funmi Olowookere (SCW) 8-4
3. Alexandra Handel/Natalie Schloeder (SITW) def. Kristi Maltz/Erin Woodbury (SCW) 8-6

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

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