W&L Women's Tennis Takes Sixth at ITA Indoor Championships

W&L Women's Tennis Takes Sixth at ITA Indoor Championships

GREENCASTLE, Ind. – The Washington and Lee women's tennis team ended its competition at the 2013 ITA Division III Women's Team Indoor Championship in sixth place after falling to host DePauw, 8-1, on Saturday evening. 

The Generals claimed their only win in doubles action, where the No. 2 team of sophomores Sonja Meighan (McLean, Va./Flint Hill) and Patricia Kirkland (Charleston, S.C./Ashley Hall) defeated the Tigers' duo of Caroline Emhardt and Maggie MacPhail, 8-4.

W&L returns to action on Sunday, when it travels to Sweet Briar for a 1:00 pm match.


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Washington and Lee University vs DePauw University (3/2/2013)

#10 DePauw University 8, #7 Washington and Lee University 1
3/2/2013 at Greencastle, Ind. (DePauw Indoor Tennis and Track Center)


Singles competition
1. Maggie MacPhail (DPU) def. Sonja Meighan (W&L) 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (7-5)
2. Meg Crowley (DPU) def. Meghan Buell (W&L) 6-1, 6-3
3. Claire Marshall (DPU) def. Allison Hupalo (W&L) 6-1, 6-3
4. Caroline Emhardt (DPU) def. Claire Cahill (W&L) 6-3, 6-3
5. Julie Wittwer (DPU) def. Christina Douglas (W&L) 6-1, 6-1
6. Taylor Mahr (DPU) def. Chelsea Mixson (W&L) 7-6 (7-4), 4-6, 1-0 (10-7)


Doubles competition
1. Meg Crowley/Claire Marshall (DPU) def. Meghan Buell/Claire Cahill (W&L) 8-4
2. Sonja Meighan/Patricia Kirkland (W&L) def. Caroline Emhardt/Maggie MacPhail (DPU) 8-4
3. Julie Wittwer/Kaitlin Pickrel (DPU) def. Cameron Dorsey/Chelsea Mixson (W&L) 8-3


Match Notes
Washington and Lee University 2-2; National ranking #7
DePauw University 5-1; National ranking #10
Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division III Women's Team Indoor Championship
5th/6th Place Match