W&L Women's Tennis Falls to the University of Chicago, 5-4

W&L Women's Tennis Falls to the University of Chicago, 5-4

GREENCASTLE, Ind. – The No. 5 Washington and Lee women’s tennis team fell to fourth-ranked University of Chicago, 5-4, in the second day of action at the ITA National Collegiate Indoor Championships hosted by DePauw University on Saturday.

With the loss, W&L fell to 3-2 on the season, while the Maroons improved to 7-1.

Highlights for the match included sophomore Ann Morris (Lexington, Ky./Lexington Catholic) defeaing Chicago's Carmen Vaca Guzman, who is currently ranked third in the ITA Central Region.

W&L will return to action tomorrow as its faces Denison University at 9:00 am.

Washington and Lee vs Chicago

#4 Chicago 5, #5 Washington and Lee 4
2/27/2010 at Greencastle, Ind.
(DePauw Tennis and Track Center)

Singles competition
1. Kendra Higgins (UCW) def. Lauren Caire (W&L) 6-2, 6-1
2. Ann Morris (W&L) def. Carmen Vaca Guzman (UCW) 7-5, 6-2
3. Jennifer Kung (UCW) def. Lauren Lukas (W&L) 6-1, 6-1
4. Blair Brzeski (W&L) def. Chrissy Hu (UCW) 6-2, 6-4
5. Jen Snyder (W&L) def. Aswini Krishnan (UCW) 6-1, 6-4
6. Trelsie Sadler (W&L) def. Shanelle Trail (UCW) 6-4, 6-3

Doubles competition
1. Kendra Higgins/Chrissy Hu (UCW) def. Ann Morris/Lauren Lukas (W&L) 8-5
2. Jennifer Kung/Aswini Krishnan (UCW) def. Lauren Caire/Trelsie Sadler (W&L) 8-6
3. Carmen Vaca Guzman/Tiffany Nguyen (UCW) def. Blair Brzeski/Jen Snyder (W&L) 8-6

Match Notes:
Washington and Lee 3-2; National ranking #5
Chicago 7-1; National ranking #4
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (1,3,2,4,5,6)
ITA Division III Women's Team Indoor Championship Semifinal