Women's Tennis celebrates MIAA road victory

Women's Tennis celebrates MIAA road victory

ALMA, Mich. – Christina Rafaill and Madelyn Polich pulled out three-set singles matches as Albion College edged Alma College, 6-3, in a Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association women's tennis match.

The Britons rallied from a set down in both matches.

Olivia Conover and Marceline Redick won their singles matches in straight sets for the Britons.

Albion took the early 2-1 lead in the match with victories in the second (Redick and Bella Scalise) and third (Abby Burris and Kirstin Moore) of doubles.

Albion, 3-8 overall and 1-0 against MIAA rivals, will play its next two matches at home. The Britons square off against Adrian College in a 4 p.m. Tuesday match.

Albion 6, Alma 3
1. Brooke Butterfield/Lucy McCarthy (Alma) d. Olivia Conover/Madelyn Polich 8-5
2. Marceline Redick/Bella Scalise (Albion) d. Maty Ennis/Caroline Ross 8-2
3. Abby Burris/Kirstin Moore (Albion) d. Jessica Penhale/Amy Wood 8-4

1. Olivia Conover (Albion) d. Brooke Butterfield 6-0, 6-3
2. Marceline Redick (Albion) d. Caroline Ross 6-2, 6-2
3. Christina Rafaill (Albion) d. Maty Ennis 2-6, 6-3, 6-4
4. Madelyn Polich (Albion) d. Lucy McCarthy 0-6, 6-3, 6-2
5. Jessica Penhale (Alma) d. Bella Scalise 6-0, 6-1
6. Amy Wood (Alma) d. Kirstin Moore 6-2, 1-6, 10-7

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