W&L Women's Tennis Finishes Fifth at ITA Tourney

W&L Women's Tennis Finishes Fifth at ITA Tourney

ST. PETER, Minn. -- The No. 10 Washington and Lee women's tennis team defeated host and seventh-ranked Gustavus Adolphus, 6-3, on Saturday evening to finish fifth at the ITA National Collegiate Indoor Championships at the Swanson Tennis Center in St. Peter, Minn.

The Generals swept all three doubles pairings and went on to win at the No. 2, 5 and 6 singles positions to improve to 8-1 on the season. With the loss, Gustavus Adolphus fell to 4-4.

The Generals return to action on Saturday, traveling to No. 18 Mary Washington for a 10:00 am match.

Washington and Lee 6, Gustavus Adolphus College 3
Mar 05, 2011 at St. Peter, Minn. (Swanson Tennis Center)

Singles competition
1. Sam Frank (GAC) def. Ellen Yeatman (W&LW) 3-6, 6-4, 6-1
2. Lauren Lukas (W&LW) def. Megan Gaard (GAC) 5-7, 6-1, 6-1
3. Marianne Barau (GAC) def. Jen Snyder (W&LW) 6-2, 6-4
4. Alex Erickson (GAC) def. Trelsie Sadler (W&LW) 2-6, 7-5, 1-0 (10-6)
5. Sallie Griffin (W&LW) def. Mary Roop (GAC) 6-1, 6-1
6. Laura Pattillo (W&LW) def. Megan Born (GAC) 6-1, 6-2
Doubles competition
1. Trelsie Sadler/Lauren Lukas (W&LW) def. Sam Frank/Megan Gaard (GAC) 8-4
2. Jen Snyder/Ellen Yeatman (W&LW) def. Megan Born/Marianne Barau (GAC) 8-4
3. Chelsea Mixson/Sallie Griffin (W&LW) def. Alex Erickson/Julie Bardenwerper (GAC) 9-8 (10-8)
Match Notes
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (,3,1,2,5,6,4)
2011 ITA Indoor Championship 5th Place Match