March 16, 2010

W&L Women's Tennis Defeats Mary Washington, 8-1

LEXINGTON, Va. – The sixth-ranked Washington and Lee women’s tennis team defeated the 13th-ranked Mary Washington, 8-1, on Tuesday afternoon at the W&L Outdoor Courts.

With the win, Washington and Lee improved to 9-3 on the season, while Mary Washington now owns a record of 5-2.

Highlights for the match included Atlantic South ranked players No. 7 senior Lauren Caire (Nashville, Tenn./Harpeth Hall) defeating No. 18 Courtney Goimarac, 6-1, 6-1, in number one singles and sophomore Ellen Yeatman (Little Rock, Ark./Little Rock Central) defeating No. 21 Katie Schafer, 6-3, 6-2 in number two singles. Senior Blair Breski (Westlake Village, Calif./Agoura) also overcame a 5-2 deficit in the second set to defeat Danielle Velardi, 6-1, 7-5 in number six singles.

The Generals return to action on Wednesday as they travel to Bridgewater and Hollins.

#6 Washington and Lee 8, #13 Mary Washington 1
Mar 16, 2010 at Lexington, Va. (W&L Outdoor Courts)

Singles competition
1. Lauren Caire (W&L) def. Courtney Goimarac (UMW) 6-1, 6-1
2. Ellen Yeatman (W&L) def. Katie Schafer (UMW) 6-3, 6-2
3. Ann Morris (W&L) def. Michelle Meadows (UMW) 6-1, 6-3
4. Lauren Lukas (W&L) def. Casey Malcolm (UMW) 6-0, 6-0
5. Jen Snyder (W&L) def. Cassie Bowman (UMW) 6-1, 6-1
6. Blair Brzeski (W&L) def. Danielle Velardi (UMW) 6-1, 7-5

Doubles competition
1. Courtney Goimarac/Katie Schafer (UMW) def. Ann Morris/Lauren Lukas (W&L) 8-4
2. Lauren Caire/Ellen Yeatman (W&L) def. Meg Lawlor/Michelle Meadows (UMW) 8-5
3. Jen Snyder/Blair Brzeski (W&L) def. Casey Malcolm/Cassie Bowman (UMW) 8-1

Match Notes
Mary Washington 5-3; National ranking #13
Washington and Lee 9-3; National ranking #6

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