October 15, 2010

W&L's Lukas and Sadler Finish Sixth at ITA Championships

MOBILE, Ala. - Washington and Lee women's tennis players Lauren Lukas (Manitowoc, Wis./Lincoln) and Trelsie Sadler (Wakefield, R.I./Groton School) claimed the sixth spot in the women's Division III doubles bracket on Friday at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) National Small College Championships, held at the Copeland-Cox Tennis Center.

In the duo's first match of the day, they defeated the pair of senior Elise Otto and sophomore Alyssa Roberg from Whitman College in straight sets, 6-2, 6-3.

Lukas and Sadler then went on to face the tandem of sophomore Linden Li and junior Carmen Vaca Guzman from the University of Chicago, who had defeated the duo of Megan Gaard and Marianne Barau from Gustavus Adolphus, 6-4, 1-6, 10-7, in their earlier match.

The W&L pair fell to Li and Guzman, 6-3, 6-4, to finish in the sixth spot for the tournament.

With Lukas and Sadler's final match at the Small College Championships, W&L has now completed the fall portion of its schedule.



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