W&L Women's Tennis Captures 21st ODAC Title

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The eighth-ranked and top-seeded Washington and Lee women's tennis team claimed its 21st ODAC title in program history after defeating No. 2 seed Hollins University, 5-0, in the championship match of the ODAC Tournament on Sunday morning at the W&L Upper Courts.

With the win, the Generals claimed their 21st ODAC championship in 26 seasons of competition, and their 10th-consecutive title. W&L also received the ODAC's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, which begins on May 13.

The Generals notched wins at all three doubles positions, while junior Trelsie Sadler (Wakefield, R.I./Groton School) and senior Catherine Reed (St. Louis, Mo./MICDS) posted victories at No. 4 and No. 6 singles to close out the match. The remainder of the singles matches were left unfinished.

W&L is now 18-6 on the season, while Hollins finished its 2011 campaign with a 16-4 overall mark.

W&L will return to action in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, which begins on May 13.

#8 Washington and Lee 5, Hollins University 0
Apr 23, 2011 at Lexington, Va. (Upper Courts)

Singles competition
1. Ellen Yeatman (W&LW) vs. Karen Montoya (HU) 6-0, 2-1, unfinished
2. Lauren Lukas (W&LW) vs. Sarah Budrus (HU) 5-1, unfinished
3. Jen Snyder (W&LW) vs. Priscila Montoya (HU) 6-3, 1-0, unfinished
4. Trelsie Sadler (W&LW) def. Shawnte Woodson (HU) 6-0, 6-0
5. Sallie Griffin (W&LW) vs. Mariah Bryant (HU) 6-1, 4-1, unfinished
6. Catherine Reed (W&LW) def. Trudy Siziba (HU) 6-0, 6-0
 
Doubles competition
1. Trelsie Sadler/Lauren Lukas (W&LW) def. Karen Montoya/Priscila Montoya (HU) 8-2
2. Ellen Yeatman/Jen Snyder (W&LW) def. Sarah Budrus/Anne Ailstock (HU) 8-3
3. Ann Morris/Catherine Reed (W&LW) def. Shawnte Woodson/Mariah Bryant (HU) 8-4
Match Notes
Hollins University 16-3
Washington and Lee 17-6; National ranking #8

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