September 26, 2010

W&L Women's Tennis Captures Doubles Title at ITA Tourney

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The Washington and Lee women's tennis team captured one doubles title and has another pair in contention for a title as it participated in the second day of the ITA Southeast Regional Women's Tennis Championships on Sunday at the University of Mary Washington.

In the Blue 3 Doubles Flight, sophomores Jen Hall (Metairie, La./Metairie Park Country Day School) and Laura Simmons (Phoenix, Md./Bryn Mawr) advanced to the finals by defeating the Bridgewater College duo of Ally McConaughy and Emily Schweitzer, 8-4. They then defeated Grove City College's Christina Bedi and Katie Brown, 8-2, to claim the flight championship.

The tandem of juniors Lauren Lukas (Manitowoc, Wis./Lincoln) and Trelsie Sadler (Wakefield, R.I./Groton School) advanced to the finals of the Championship Doubles Flight with an 8-5 win over Farah Leclercq and Ariel Lewis from Oberlin College, while topping Carnegie Mellon's Laura Chen and Courtney Chin, 8-6. They will face Johns Hopkins' Abby Clark and Candace Wu tomorrow at 8:00 am in the finals of the flight.

In other doubles action, sophomore Sallie Griffin (Warrenton, Va./Highland School) teamed with first-year Chelsea Mixson (Beaufort, S.C./Hilton Head Prep) to defeat Jillian Poppe and Angela Tenaglia from Salisbury University, 8-5. They then fell to Johns Hopkins' Clark and Wu in the semifinal round, 8-5.

Four Generals also advanced to the Round of 16 in the Women's Championship Singles Flight before falling to their opponents. Lukas fell to Carnegie Mellon's Laura Chen, 6-3, 6-4, while Griffin was defeated by Washington College's Amanda Bercovici, 4-6, 6-2, 6-0. Senior Catherine Reed (St. Louis, Mo./MICDS) fell in the round of 16 to JHU's Clark, 2-6, 6-3, 6-1, and Sadler dropped her match to Hopkins' Carolyn Warren, 6-4, 6-3.

Complete results from the weekend are below, or you can view the flights here.

W&L will return to action on Oct. 9-10 as it takes part in the ODAC Individual Championships, hosted by Hollins University.

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
WC Amanda Bercovici def. Griffin, 4-6, 6-2, 6-0

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
CMU Laura Chen def. Lukas, 6-3, 6-4

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

JHU Carolyn Warren def. Sadler, 6-4, 6-3

Catherine Reed def. SC Kelsey Johnson, 6-4, 6-1

def. HC Katharine Wettick, 7-6 (1), 6-2
JHU Abby Clark def. Reed, 2-6, 6-3, 6-1

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)
def. OC Leclercq/Lewis, 8-5
will face CMU Chen/Chin in championship

Griffin/Mixson def. AC Foanio/Kimmel, 8-2

def. JHU Hogen/Warren, 8-6
def. SU Poppe/Tenaglia, 8-2
JHU Clark/Wu def. Griffin/Mixson, 8-5

Pattillo/Reed def. MC Drucker/Sutker, 8-2

JHU Boger/Krishnan, def. Pattillo/Reed, 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
def. BWC McConaughy/Schweitzer, 8-4
def. GCC Bedi/Brown, 8-2 for championship

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