Hamric takes singles, 0 and 1

Devan Hamric  2012 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Devan Hamric 2012 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

WESTMINSTER, Md. – McDaniel swept doubles to key a 7-2 non-conference women's tennis victory over Penn State-Harrisburg on Thursday.

Devan Hamric (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) paced the Green Terror (5-9), dropping just two games in a 2-0 day.

Casey Stetler and Jaclyn Gyger led the Lions (6-7) with wins at fifth and sixth singles, respectively. Stetler took fifth singles on a third-set super tiebreaker 10-4 while Gyger won sixth singles, 6-4, 6-3.

Hamric teamed with Kiersten Patron (Timonium, Md./Dulaney) for an 8-1 win at second doubles before winning third singles, 6-0, 6-1.

Patron capped a 2-0 day with a 6-1, 6-1 win at No. 4 singles.

Carissa Grove (Boonsboro, Md./St. Maria Goretti) and Brittany Starlings (Mt. Airy, Md./Linganore) were also double winners. The duo partnered for an 8-4 win at first doubles before Starlings took No. 1 singles 6-3, 6-2 and Grove was victorious at No. 2 singles, 6-0, 6-2.

Laura Pollard (Federalsburg, Md./Colonel Richardson) and Elise O'Meara (Bowie, Md./Elizabeth Seton) rounded out the McDanie winners with an 8-4 decision at third doubles.

The Green Terror returns to action at Stevenson on Tuesday. Match time is 3:30 p.m.

McDaniel 7, Penn State-Harrisburg 2
1. Carissa Grove/Brittany Starlings (M) def. Gabrielle LeGendre/Theodora Avramidis 8-4;
2. Devan Hamric/Kiersten Patron (M) def. Jordan Simpkins/Casey Stetler 8-1;
3. Laura Pollard/Elise O'Meara (M) def. Alejandra Portillo/Jaclyn Gyger 8-6.

1. Brittany Starlings (M) def. Gabrielle LeGendre 6-3, 6-2;
2. Carissa Grove (M) def. Theodora Avramidis 6-0, 6-2;
3. Devan Hamric (M) def. Alejandra Portillo 6-0, 6-1;
4. Kiersten Patron (M) def. Jordan Simpkins 6-1, 6-1;
5. Casey Stetler (H) def. Laura Pollard 6-4, 2-6, (10-4);
6. Jaclyn Gyger (H) def. Elise O'Meara 6-4, 6-3.