March 31, 2012

W&L Women's Tennis Upended by No. 5 CMU, 5-4

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- The fourth-ranked Washington and Lee women's tennis team dropped its second straight match, falling to fifth-ranked Carnegie Mellon, 5-4, in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Saturday.

The Generals split the six singles matches, winning at Nos. 1-2 and 4, but could not overcome dropping two of the three doubles matches.

With the loss, W&L fell to 14-5 overall, while the Tartans improved to 13-3 with the win.

Washington and Lee returns to action on April 16 as it takes on St. Thomas University in Miami Gardens, Fla.

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Washington and Lee Tennis
Washington and Lee Women vs Carnegie Mellon (Mar 31, 2012)

#5 Carnegie Mellon 5, #4 Washington and Lee Women 4
Mar 31, 2012 at Pittsburgh, Pa.

Singles competition
1. Sonja Meighan (WLUW) def. Katie Cecil (CMUW) 6-0, 1-6, 6-4
2. Lauren Lukas (WLUW) def. Laura Chen (CMUW) 6-1, 2-6, 6-2
3. Chelsea Motie (CMUW) def. Jen Snyder (WLUW) 6-1, 6-2
4. Patricia Kirkland (WLUW) def. Courtney Chin (CMUW) 7-6 (7-3), 6-1
5. Angela Pratt (CMUW) def. Lindsey Burke (WLUW) 7-6 (8-6), 6-4
6. Cze-Ja Tam (CMUW) def. Allison Hupalo (WLUW) 7-6 (7-5), 6-3
Doubles competition
1. Laura Chen/Courtney Chin (CMUW) def. Sonja Meighan/Trelsie Sadler (WLUW) 9-7
2. Chelsea Motie/Bryn Raschke (CMUW) def. Lauren Lukas/Jen Snyder (WLUW) 8-3
3. Cameron Dorsey/Patricia Kirkland (WLUW) def. Angela Pratt/Katie Cecil (CMUW) 8-4
Match Notes
Washington and Lee Women 14-5; National ranking #4
Carnegie Mellon 13-3; National ranking #5
Order of finish: Doubles (2,3,1); Singles (3,5,6,4,2,1)