October 9, 2011

Women's Tennis Claims Eight Flights at ODAC Singles Tourney

ASHLAND, Va. -- The Washington and Lee women's tennis team claimed wins in eight of the nine flights it participated in at the ODAC Singles Tournament over the weekend at Randolph-Macon University.

The Generals emerged victorious in five singles flights and three doubles flights during the two-day fall tournament in Ashland.

First-year Patricia Kirkland (Charleston, S.C./Ashley Hall) was victorious in Flight 2, while classmates Meghan Buell (New Albany, Ohio/New Albany) won Flight 3 and Allison Hupalo (Weston, Mass./Weston) took Flight 4. Additionally, first-years Genny Francis (Raleigh, N.C./Ravenscroft) won Flight 5 and Kelsey Vella (Sussex, N.J./Blair Academy) won Flight 6. The only flight W&L did not win was Flight 1, where first-year Sonja Meighan (McLean, Va./Flint Hill) fell in her final match.

In doubles, Meighan and Kirkland paried to win Flight 1, Buell and Hupalo took Flight 2 and Vella anf Francis won Flight 3. Full results are available below.

SINGLES
Flight 1
Sonja Meighan def. Katie Gordon (Bridgewater), 6-0, 6-0
Sonja Meighan def. Laura Dodson (Roanoke), 6-0, 6-1
Ariel Taylor (Sweet Briar) def. Sonja Meighan, 2-6, 6-4, 6-2

Flight 2
Patricia Kirkland def. Sarah Vishnev (Emory & Henry), 6-0, 6-0
Patricia Kirkland def. Corbin Leitch (Roanoke), 6-1, 6-0
Patricia Kirkland def. Moriah Burke (Sweet Briar), 6-2, 6-2

Flight 3
Meghan Buell def. Maria O'Bryan (Bridgewater), 6-0, 6-0
Meghan Buell def. Jennifer Antoszyk (Roanoke), 6-2, 6-0
Meghan Buell def. Victoria Coffee (Hollins), 6-1, 6-0

Flight 4
Allison Hupalo def. Olivia Stone (Bridgewater), 6-0, 6-0
Allison Hupalo def. Haley Goodes (Roanoke), 6-0, 6-0
Allison Hupalo def. Shawnte Woodson (Hollins), 6-0, 6-0

Flight 5
Genny Francis def. Ally McConaughy (Bridgewater), 6-0, 6-0
Genny Francis def. Tina Kakadelis (Hollins), 6-1, 6-1
Genny Francis def. Emma Merritt-Cuneo (Sweet Briar), 6-1, 6-1

Flight 6
Kelsey Vella def. Rhodes (Randolph-Macon), 6-0, 6-0
Kelsey Vella def. Allie Raifsnider (Sweet Briar), 6-0, 6-1
Kelsey Vella def. Sarah Grace McCormick (Hollins), 6-0, 6-1

DOUBLES
Flight 1
Meighan/Kirkland def. Bergen/Moore (Lynchburg), 8-1
Meighan/Kirkland def. Dodson/Leitch
Meighan/Kirkland def. Taylor/Burke, 8-4

Flight 2
Buell/Hupalo def. McConaughy/Stone (Bridgewater), 8-0
Buell/Hupalo def. Coffee/McCormick (Hollins), 8-2
Buell/Hupalo def. Maldonado/Bronner (Sweet Briar), 8-2

Flight 3
Vella/Francis def. Cleveland/Briggs (Emory & Henry), 8-0
Vella/Francis def. Hewitt/Schaffer (Guilford), 8-1
Vella/Francis def. Woodson/Kakadelis (Hollins), 8-2

--GENERALS--