September 25, 2010

W&L Women's Tennis Takes Part in Day One of ITA Tourney

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The Washington and Lee women's tennis team took part in day one of the ITA Southeast Regional Championships hosted by the University of Mary Washington on Saturday.

In the Championship Singles Flight, juniors Lauren Lukas (Manitowoc, Wis./Lincoln), senior Catherine Reed (St. Louis, Mo./MICDS) and sophomore Sallie Griffin (Warrenton, Va./Highland School) advanced to the round of 16, which will be played on Sunday. Lukas defeated Muhlenberg College's Catie Drucker, 6-3, 7-5, and Johns Hopkins' Candace Wu, 6-3, 6-0, while Reed defeated Swarthmore's Kelsey Johnson, 6-4, 6-1 and Haverford's Katharine Wettick, 6-2, 6-3. Griffin defeated Haverford's Katherine Drooya, 6-0, 6-0 and Hollins' Karen Montoya, 6-0, 6-2.

In the Championship Doubles Flight, W&L had two teams advance to the quarterfinals round, which will also be played on Sunday. Lukas and Sadler claimed victories over Mary Washington's Casey Malcom and Lindsay Raulston, 8-5, and Sweet Briar's Moriah Burke and Ariel Honess, 9-8 (5). Griffin and first-year Chelsea Mixson (Beaufort, S.C./Hilton Head Prep) teamed to defeat Albright College's Victoria Foanio and Kaitlin Simmel, 8-2, and John Hopkins' Hailey Hogan and Carolyn Warren, 8-6.

The Generals also had a pair advance to the semifinals of the Blue 3 Doubles Flight, with sophomores Jen Hall (Metairie, La./Metairie Park Country Day School) and Laura Simmons (Phoenix, Md./Bryn Mawr) defeating Bryn Mawr's Eliza Perocchi and Melanie Shafer, 8-2, and Hollins' Caitlin Hoerr and Trudy Siziba, 8-2.

Complete results from all of today's action can be found below.

W&L will return to action tomorrow for the final day of the ITA Southeast Regional Championship.

CHAMPIONSHIP SINGLES
Chelsea Mixson def. SU Angela Angela Tenaglia, 6-2, 6-0
JHU Nandita Krishnan def. Chelsea Mixson, 6-2, 6-7, 6-1

Sallie Griffin def. HC Katherine Drooyan, 6-0, 6-0
def. HU Karen Montoya, 6-0, 6-2

Laura Pattillo def. SB Krista Maldonado, 6-1, 6-0
JHU Hailey Hogen def. Laura Pattillo, 6-2, 6-4

Lauren Lukas def. MC Catie Drucker, 6-3, 7-5
def. JHU Candace Wu, 6-3, 6-0

Trelsie Sadler def. WC Jordan Finnegan, 5-7, 6-2, 6-4
def. GC Stacy Moon, 6-2, 6-1

Catherine Reed def. SC Kelsey Johnson, 6-4, 6-1
def. HC Katharine Wettick, 7-6 (1), 6-2

Jen Snyder def. SB Moriah Burke, 6-3, 6-1
JHU Ariel Several def. Jen Snyder, 6-3, 6-3

HC Alexandra Ferrara def. Claire Cahill, 3-6, 7-5, 6-1
def. CMU Sonya Subramaniam, 8-3

BLUE 1 SINGLES
Laura Simmons def. SU Jessica Babyak, 6-1, 6-4
JHU Yoko Hirsse def. Laura Simmons, 7-6, 6-2

Jen Hall def. JHU Vanessa Charubhumi, 6-4, 6-4
DC Alysia Rodgers def. Jen Hall, 6-2, 7-6
 
CHAMPIONSHIP DOUBLES

Lukas/Sadler def. UMW Malcolm/Raulston, 8-5
def. Burke/Holness, 9-8 (5)

Griffin/Mixson def. AC Foanio/Kimmel, 8-2
def. JHU Hogen/Warren, 8-6

Pattillo/Reed def. MC Drucker/Sutker, 8-2
JHU Boger/Krishnan, 8-0

Dorsey/Snyder def. CMU Chui/Tam, 8-6
JHU Clark/Wu def. Dorsey/Snyder, 8-2

BLUE 3 DOUBLES
Hall/Simmons def. BMC Perocchi/Shafer, 8-2
def. HU Hoerr/Siziba, 8-2

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