April 21, 2012

W&L Women's Tennis Defeats Lynchburg, 5-0, in ODAC Quarterfinals

LEXINGTON, Va. – The fifth-ranked Washington and Lee women's tennis team downed Lynchburg, 5-0, in ODAC Tournament Quarterfinal play on Saturday afternoon at the W&L outdoor tennis courts.

The Generals started the day with a perfect 3-0 mark in doubles action, with each pair posting an 8-0 score against their respective Lynchburg opponents.

First-years Meghan Buell (New Albany, Ohio/New Albany) and Allison Hupalo (Weston, Mass./Weston) both recorded a win in singles action, allowing W&L to take the victory and advance to the ODAC Tournament Semifinals next weekend. At No. 5 singles, Buell defeated Hailey Bettencourt, 6-0, 6-0, and Hupalo took down Ari Peikin, 6-0, 6-0 at the No. 6 singles position.

The Generals will return to the court on Saturday when they face either Guilford or Roanoke in the ODAC Tournament Semifinals, hosted by Randolph-Macon.

 

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Washington and Lee Tennis
Lynchburg College vs Washington and Lee Women (Apr 21, 2012)

#5 Washington and Lee Women 5, Lynchburg College 0
Apr 21, 2012 at Lexington, Va. (Outdoor Tennis Courts)

 
Singles competition
1. Kelsey Bergen (LCW) vs. Sonja Meighan (WLUW) no result
2. Melissa Drinkard (LCW) vs. Lauren Lukas (WLUW) no result
3. Berry Morse (LCW) vs. Patricia Kirkland (WLUW) no result
4. Madison Dixon (LCW) vs. Jen Snyder (WLUW) no result
5. Meghan Buell (WLUW) def. Hailey Bettencourt (LCW) 6-0, 6-0
6. Allison Hupalo (WLUW) def. Ari Peikin (LCW) 6-0, 6-0
Doubles competition
1. Lauren Lukas/Trelsie Sadler (WLUW) def. Kelsey Bergen/Melissa Drinkard (LCW) 8-0
2. Patricia Kirkland/Cameron Dorsey (WLUW) def. Berry Morse/Madison Dixon (LCW) 8-0
3. Sonja Meighan/Meghan Buell (WLUW) def. Hailey Bettencourt/Ari Peikin (LCW) 8-0
Match Notes
Lynchburg College 5-11
Washington and Lee Women 17-5; National ranking #5