Seven Women's Tennis Players Honored by HCAC

TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Seven Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology women's tennis players were recognized by the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference in post-season awards released today.

Sophomore Marie Stettler (Edgerton, Wis./Senior), junior Sage Sackett (Kalamazoo, Mich./Mattawan) and junior Melissa Montgomery (Alexandria, Ind./Monroe) led the way with first-team all-league honors.

Honorable mention all-conference award winners included sophomore Paige Cook (Terre Haute/North), sophomore Lauren Reberger (Brazil/Northview) and sophomore Colleen Stevenson (Bolton, Mass./Nashoba Regional).

Freshman Kylie McCollum (Lee's Summitt, Mo./West) rounded out the award winners with a spot on the league's all-sportsmanship team.

The effort helped Rose-Hulman finish 10-3 overall this spring, including 8-1 in HCAC regular season play to earn a share of the team's second consecutive conference women's tennis championship.

Stettler finished 8-5 at the No. 1 singles position, including 5-4 in HCAC regular season play to improve her career singles record to 24-11.  In doubles play, Stettler finished 11-1 overall at primarily the No. 2 position.

Sackett compiled an 8-4 mark at the No. 2 singles position and was 6-3 in conference matches.  She also finished with four wins at the No. 1 doubles slot and has a career singles record of 22-25.

Montgomery finished 10-3 in singles play and added five doubles wins at the No. 1 position.  Her mark included a 9-3 record at No. 3 singles and her overall singles career record stands at 28-21.

Cook recorded a perfect 9-0 record in HCAC singles and doubles play as part of a 12-1 singles mark.  She also finished 11-1 overall in doubles matches at primarily the No. 2 doubles slot.

Reberger played on the No. 3 doubles team and recorded a 9-3 overall record, including a 7-1 mark in HCAC matches.

Stevenson held down the No. 4 singles spot for Rose-Hulman with a 7-4 record and stands 19-10 in her singles career.

McCollum made an immediate impact as a freshman with an 8-2 singles record and a 10-3 mark in doubles action.