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.
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)
|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|
|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|
|Lynchburg College 5-11|
|Washington and Lee Women 17-5; National ranking #5|