Generals Taken Down by JMU, 7-2

LEXINGTON, Va. – Facing its second NCAA Division I team in the past week, the Washington and Lee women's tennis team fell to James Madison, 7-2, on Saturday afternoon at the Duchossois Tennis Center.

Both wins came in doubles, beginning with a 9-7 win by the No. 1 duo of seniors Jen Snyder (Highland Heights, Ohio/Gilmour Academy) and Trelsie Sadler (Wakefield, R.I./Groton School) defeating senior Kinsey Pate (Matthews, N.C./Butler) and first-year Taylor Pinchoff (Sylvan Lake, Mich./West Bloomfield).

At the No. 3 doubles position, first-years Sonja Meighan (McLean, Va./Flint Hill) and Patricia Kirkland (Charleston, S.C./Ashley Hall) downed the team of sophomore Ruxandra Andriescu (Brampton, Ontario/Turner Fenton) and junior Megan Douglass (Wilton, Conn./St.Luke's) by a score of 8-6).

The Generals return to the court March 2, traveling to ITA Indoor Nationals beginning at 3:30 pm.

Washington and Lee Tennis
James Madison vs Washington and Lee Women (Feb 18, 2012)

James Madison 7, Washington and Lee Women 2

Singles competition
1. Kinsey Pate (JMU) def. Sonja Meighan (WLUW) 6-1, 6-1
2. Michelle Nguyen (JMU) def. Jen Snyder (WLUW) 6-2, 6-4
3. Jacqueline Palmucci (JMU) def. Lauren Lukas (WLUW) 6-1, 6-1
4. Taylor Pinchoff (JMU) def. Trelsie Sadler (WLUW) 6-3, 6-0
5. Megan Douglass (JMU) def. Lindsey Burke (WLUW) 6-3, 6-0
6. Katherine Bulling (JMU) def. Meghan Buell (WLUW) 6-3, 6-3
Doubles competition
1. Jen Snyder/Trelsie Sadler (WLUW) def. Kinsey Pate/Taylor Pinchoff (JMU) 9-7
2. Michelle Nguyen/Katherine Bulling (JMU) def. Ellen Yeatman/Lauren Lukas (WLUW) 9-7
3. Sonja Meighan/Patricia Kirkland (WLUW) def. Ruxandra Andriescu/Megan Douglass (JMU) 8-6
Match Notes
James Madison 2-2
Washington and Lee Women 0-2