W&L Women's Tennis Takes Seven Titles at ODAC Championships
HOLLINS, Va. – The Washington and Lee women's tennis team took part in the ODAC Fall Championships over the weekend, taking seven flight titles in both singles and doubles competition at the two-day tournament hosted by Hollins University.
W&L had representatives in six of the eight singles flights and three of the four doubles flights in the tournament, claiming championships in seven of the nine flights. In singles competition, sophomore Christina Douglas (Fayetteville, N.Y./Manlius Pebble Hill) collected Flight C, sophomore Kerry Cotter (Easley, S.C./Wren) won Flight D, first-year Claire Cahill (Austin, Texas/Lake Travis) finished tops in Flight E and first-year Lauren Armstrong (Columbia, S.C./Heathwood Hall Episcopal) was the Generals' final singles winner, claiming Flight F.
Junior Jen Snyder (Highland Heights, Ohio/Gilmour Academy) and first-year Chelsea Mixson (Beaufort, S.C./Hilton Head Prep) advanced to the finals in Flight A and Flight B, respectively, before falling in their final matches.
In doubles, Mixson and Snyder paired to take Flight A, Cotter and Douglas finished in the top spot in Flight B and Armstrong and Cahill won Flight C. Complete results are available below.
The Generals will return to action on Oct. 14-17 as juniors Lauren Lukas (Manitowoc, Wis./Lincoln) and Trelsie Sadler (Wakefield, R.I./Groton School) take part in doubles competition at the ITA National Small College Championships at the Copeland-Cox Tennis Center in Mobile, Ala.
FLIGHT A SINGLES
Jen Snyder def. Mackey Wesner (Guilford); 6-2, 6-0
Jen Snyder def. Katie Gordon (Bridgewater); 6-1, 6-2
Ariel Holness (Sweet Briar) def. Jen Snyder; 6-1, 6-1
FLIGHT B SINGLES
Chelsea Mixson def. Kristin Nagy (Roanoke College), 6-0, 6-0
Chelsea Mixson def. Katy Bergey (Bridgewater), 7-6, 6-0
Moriah Burke (Sweet Briar) def. Chelsea Mixson; 2-6, 7-5, 10-6
FLIGHT C SINGLES
Christina Douglas def. Gretel Coleman (Lynchburg College), 6-0, 6-0
Christina Douglas def. Krista Maldonado (Sweet Briar), 6-1, 6-0
Christina Douglas def. Sarah Budrus (Hollins), 6-2, 6-3
FLIGHT D SINGLES
Kerry Cotter def. Kaylee Gallant (Emory & Henry), 6-1, 6-0
Kerry Cotter def. Glory Bowman (Sweet Briar), 6-1, 6-0
Kerry Cotter def. Brittany Wilson (Bridgewater College); 6-2, 6-1
FLIGHT E SINGLES
Claire Cahill def. Victoria Shuttles (Emory & Henry); 6-1, 6-3
Claire Cahill def. Mariah Bryant (Hollins); 6-1, 6-0
FLIGHT F SINGLES
Lauren Armstrong def. Katie Robinson (Roanoke College), 6-0, 6-0
Lauren Armstrong def. Katie Dotson (Hollins), 6-0, 6-0
Lauren Armstrong def. Natalie Sutton (Guilford); 6-1, 6-0
FLIGHT A DOUBLES
Chelsea Mixson/Jen Snyder def. Jessica Moore/Clare Wallendjack (Lynchburg College), 8-1
Mixson/Snyder def. Katy Bergey/Katie Gordon (Bridgewater); 8-5
Mixson/Snyder def. Moriah Burke/Ariel Holness (Sweet Briar); 8-5
FLIGHT B DOUBLES
Kerry Cotter/Christina Douglas def. Gretel Coleman/Susanna Jones (Lynchburg College), 8-1
Cotter/Douglas def. Ally McConaughy/Emily Schweitzer (Bridgewater); 8-0
Cotter/Douglas def. Anne Ailstock/Sarah Budrus (Hollins); 8-5
FLIGHT C DOUBLES
Lauren Armstrong/Claire Cahill def. Joi Hurd/Sarah Manter (Sweet Briar); 8-0
Armstrong/Cahill def. Katie Dotson/Trudy Siziba (Hollins); 8-1