CLAREMONT, Calif. -- The Washington and Lee women's tennis team saw its 2011 season come to an end with a 5-0 loss to Emory University in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III Tournament on Tuesday morning at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.
The Generals dropped matches at Nos. 1-2 doubles and had an opportunity to seal at point at No. 3 doubles, but the pair of senior Catherine Reed (St. Louis, Mo./MICDS) and junior Ann Morris (Lexington, Ky./Lexington Catholic) fell 9-8 after losing the tiebreaker by a score of 7-4.
In singles, juniors Ellen Yeatman (Little Rock, Ark./Little Rock Central) and Trelsie Sadler (Wakefield, R.I./Groton School) were both defeated in straight sets at Nos. 1 & 4, respectively, advancing the Eagles to the national semifinals on Wednesday.
W&L will have a presence in the individual championships which begin on Friday. The tandem of juniors Lauren Lukas (Manitowoc, Wis./Lincoln) and Sadler will compete in the doubles championship, while Yeatman will participate in the singles championship.
-- GENERALS --
Washington and Lee Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Emory University (May 24, 2011)
#3 Emory University 5, #8 Washington and Lee 0
May 24, 2011 at Claremont, Calif.
|1. Clark, Gabrielle (EUW) def. Ellen Yeatman (W&LW) 6-2, 6-0|
|2. Wylie, Jordan (EUW) vs. Lauren Lukas (W&LW) 4-6, unfinished|
|3. McManigle, Lorne (EUW) vs. Jen Snyder (W&LW) 6-2, 3-3, unfinished|
|4. Dawson, Zahra (EUW) def. Trelsie Sadler (W&LW) 6-1, 6-1|
|5. Padmanabhan, Malavik (EUW) vs. Sallie Griffin (W&LW) 6-1, 4-1, unfinished|
|6. Reidenbach, Lindsay (EUW) vs. Catherine Reed (W&LW) 7-6, unfinished|
|1. McManigle, Lorne/Clark, Gabrielle (EUW) def. Trelsie Sadler/Lauren Lukas (W&LW) 8-3|
|2. Wylie, Jordan/Dawson, Zahra (EUW) def. Jen Snyder/Ellen Yeatman (W&LW) 8-3|
|3. Padmanabhan, Malavik/Kelly, Brenna (EUW) def. Catherine Reed/Ann Morris (W&LW) 9-8 (7-4)|
|Washington and Lee 20-7; National ranking #8|
|Emory University 22-4; National ranking #3|
|Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (,1,4)|
|Quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III Tournament|