Women's Tennis Puts Away Manchester 8-1

Women's Tennis Puts Away Manchester 8-1

Battle Creek, Mich. - The Alma College women's tennis team had no problem with Manchester University (IN) on Friday (March 8) afternoon, defeating the Spartans 8-1.

How It Happened

  • Brooke Butterfield (Portland, Mich. / Portland) took the only loss of the day for the Scots (5-3); she fell to Karly Eichenauer 4-6, 6-2, 4-10 in the first match of singles competition.
  • Over the next five singles matches, Alma dropped just three games. Abigail Davenport (Downers Grove, Ill. / Downers Grove South) defeated Chelsea Brettnacher 6-1, 6-1, and Caroline Ross (Sandusky, Mich. / Sandusky) beat Kaitlyn Burger 6-1, 6-0. Lucy McCarthy (Rockford, Mich. / Rockford), Bernadette Garibay (Lansing, Mich. / Grand Ledge) and Emily McDonald (Wheeler, Mich. / Bullock Creek High School) each swept their Manchester opponents.
  • In doubles competition, Butterfield and Davenport played the tightest match, overcoming Eichenauer and Brettnacher 8-5.
  • McCarthy and Ross handled Burger & Morgan Brazo 8-1, and Garibay and McDonald beat Maddie Russow & Gwen Fourman 8-2.

Up Next

Alma remains on the road for its next match against Muskingum University (OH). It will face the Fighting Muskies in East Lansing starting at 2:00 p.m.

Singles
  1. Brooke Butterfield vs. Karly Eichenauer (4-6, 6-2, 4-10)
  2. Abigail Davenport vs. Chelsea Brettnacher (6-1, 6-1)
  3. Caroline Ross vs. Kaitlyn Burger (6-1, 6-0)
  4. Lucy McCarthy vs. Morgan Brazo (6-0, 6-0)
  5. Bernadette Garibay vs. Maddie Russow (6-0, 6-0)
  6. Emily McDonald vs. Vanessa Mahmoud (6-0, 6-0)
Doubles
  1. Brooke Butterfield & Abigail Davenport vs. Karly Eichenauer & Chelsea Brettnacher (8-5)
  2. Lucy McCarthy & Caroline Ross vs. Kaitlyn Burger & Morgan Brazo (8-1)
  3. Bernadette Garibay & Emily McDonald vs. Maddie Russow & Gwen Fourman (8-2)