W&L Women's Tennis Wins ITA Indoor National Championships

W&L Women's Tennis Wins ITA Indoor National Championships

GREENCASTLE, Ind. -- The Washington and Lee women's tennis team has won the ITA Indoor National Championship for the first time in program history, defeating Carnegie Mellon, 5-4, on Sunday afternoon at the DePauw Indoor Tennis Center.

The Generals began the day with a 2-1 lead in doubles action, taking the victories at No. 2 and No.3. W&L was able to keep the advantage as they split singles play, 3-3, with the Tartans, beating out CMU at the No. 1, 5 and 6 singles positions.

First-years Sonja Meighan (McLean, Va./Flint Hill) and Patricia Kirkland (Charleston, S.C./Ashley Hall) each recorded a perfect slate, 2-0, against Carnegie Mellon.




Washington and Lee Tennis
Washington and Lee Women vs Carnegie Mellon (Mar 04, 2012)

Washington and Lee Women 5, Carnegie Mellon 4
Mar 04, 2012 at Greencastle, Ind. (DePauw Indoor Tennis Center)

Singles competition
1. Sonja Meighan (WLUW) def. Laura Chen (CMU) 3-6, 6-4, 6-0
2. Katie Cecil (CMU) def. Lauren Lukas (WLUW) 6-3, 6-1
3. Chelsea Motie (CMU) def. Jen Snyder (WLUW) 6-0, 6-0
4. Courtney Chin (CMU) def. Lindsey Burke (WLUW) 6-3, 6-1
5. Trelsie Sadler (WLUW) def. Angela Pratt (CMU) 3-6, 6-2, 6-4
6. Patricia Kirkland (WLUW) def. Cze-Ja Tam (CMU) 6-3, 7-5
Doubles competition
1. Laura Chen/Courtney Chin (CMU) def. Jen Snyder/Trelsie Sadler (WLUW) 8-4
2. Patricia Kirkland/Sonja Meighan (WLUW) def. Katie Cecil/Chelsea Motie (CMU) 8-5
3. Meghan Buell/Lauren Lukas (WLUW) def. Angela Pratt/Bryn Raschke (CMU) 9-8 (7-0)