FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The fifth-ranked Washington and Lee women's tennis team swept No. 24 Mary Washington, 9-0, on Friday afternoon at the Battleground Athletic Complex.
With the victory, W&L improved to 16-5 on the season, while UMW fell to 13-6 overall.
Senior Lauren Lukas (Manitowoc, Wis./Lincoln) and first-year Sonja Meighan (McLean, Va./Flint Hill) each recorded two wins against the Eagles. Lukas teamed up with senior Trelsie Sadler (Wakefield, R.I./Groton School) at No. 1 doubles to defeat Casey Malcolm and Lindsay Raulston of UMW, 8-3, and then took down Michelle Meadows at No. 2 singles, 6-1, 6-1. Meighan joined first-year Meghan Buell (New Albany, Ohio/New Albany) at No. 3 doubles to post a score of 8-0 over the Eagles' Maddy Martin and Manda, and defeated Raulston, 6-3, 6-1, at the No. 1 singles position.
The Generals return to action on Saturday when they host Lynchburg for an ODAC Tournament Quarterfinal matchup, set to begin at 2:00 pm.
Washington and Lee Tennis
Washington and Lee Women vs Mary Washington (Apr 20, 2012)
#5 Washington and Lee Women 9, #24 Mary Washington 0
Apr 20, 2012 at Fredericksburg, Va. (Battleground Athletic Complex)
|1. Sonja Meighan (WLUW) def. Lindsay Raulston (UMW) 6-3, 6-1|
|2. Lauren Lukas (WLUW) def. Michelle Meadows (UMW) 6-1, 6-1|
|3. Jen Snyder (WLUW) def. Cassie Bowman (UMW) 6-4, 6-1|
|4. Meghan Buell (WLUW) def. Alex Ritter (UMW) 6-0, 6-1|
|5. Allison Hupalo (WLUW) def. Casey Malcolm (UMW) 6-1, 6-1|
|6. Sallie Griffin (WLUW) def. Anna Richman (UMW) 6-1, 6-1|
|1. Trelsie Sadler/Lauren Lukas (WLUW) def. Casey Malcolm/Lindsay Raulston (UMW) 8-3|
|2. Patricia Kirkland/Cameron Dorsey (WLUW) def. Cassie Bowman/Anna Richman (UMW) 8-2|
|3. Sonja Meighan/Meghan Buell (WLUW) def. Maddy Martin/Manda Martin (UMW) 8-0|
|Washington and Lee Women 16-5; National ranking #5|
|Mary Washington 13-6; National ranking #24|