With the loss, Springfield's record drops to 7-10.
Both junior Sam Carney (Franklin, Mass.) and sophomore Jen Cleary (Nahant, Mass.) came through with hard-fought three-set wins at No. 1 and No. 2 singles. Other SC winners included junior Siana Green (Pomfret, Conn.) at No. 4 singles, and the doubles team of Carney and Cleary at No. 1.
Olson's clincher came by a score of 6-3, 7-5. She is sophomore from Rochester, N.Y.
Final Score: RPI 5, Springfield 4
1) Sam Carney/Jen Cleary (SC) def. Casey Olsen/Amanda Alexander (RPI), 8-6
2)Lexi Rindone/Christina Ciamarra (RPI) def. Vanessa Senecal/Sydney Streimer (SC), 8-1
3) Brianna Dickie/Katrina Bohnhorst (RPI) def. Siana Green/Amy Buttarazzi (SC), 8-4
1) Sam Carney (SC) def. Casey Olsen (RPI), 6-1, 1-6, 7-5
2) Jen Cleary (SC) def. Christina Ciamarra (RPI), 2-6, 7-5, 6-4
3) Meghan Olson (RPI) def. Vanessa Senecal (SC), 6-3, 7-5
4) Siana Green (SC) def. Amanda Alexander (RPI), 6-4, 6-2
5) Katie Russell (RPI) def. Sydney Streimer (SC), 6-3, 6-2
6)Jess Buckley (RPI def. Amy Buttarazzi (SC), 6-3, 6-1