W&L Women's Tennis Stings the Yellow Jackets, 9-0

W&L Women's Tennis Stings the Yellow Jackets, 9-0

LEXINGTON, Va. – The 15th-ranked Washington and Lee women's tennis team flew past Randolph-Macon, 9-0, on Friday at the W&L outdoor tennis courts.

Junior Claire Cahill (Austin, Texas/Lake Travis) and first-year Katie Florescu (Merritt Island, Fla./Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy) went 2-0 on the day to lead the Generals. Cahill teamed up with junior Chelsea Mixson (Beaufort, S.C./Hilton Head Prep) to take the No. 2 doubles victory, 8-1, and then she claimed a 6-1, 6-0 win at No. 2 in singles play. Florescu and senior Laura Simmons (Phoenix, Md./Bryn Mawr) blanked the Yellow Jackets, 8-0, at No. 3 doubles, and she took her second victory at No. 6 singles, 6-2, 6-3. 

With the win, W&L is now 5-2 overall and 3-0 in conference action.

The Generals will take on Virginia Wesleyan this evening.


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Washington and Lee Tennis
Randolph-Macon vs Washington and Lee University (Mar 15, 2013)

#15 Washington and Lee University 9, Randolph-Macon 0
Mar 15, 2013 at Lexington, Va. (Outdoor Tennis Courts)

Singles competition
1. Meghan Buell (W&L) def. Angelina Sportelli (R-MC) 6-0, 6-0
2. Claire Cahill (W&L) def. Courtney Owens (R-MC) 6-1, 6-0
3. Christina Douglas (W&L) def. Olayemisi Ogunshina (R-MC) 6-0, 6-0
4. Kerry Cotter (W&L) def. Caty-Betz Holcomb (R-MC) 6-0, 6-0
5. Jen Hall (W&L) def. Mackenzie Nunnally (R-MC) 6-2, 6-1
6. Katie Florescu (W&L) def. Morgan Parkes (R-MC) 6-2, 6-3
Doubles competition
1. Patricia Kirkland/Sonja Meighan (W&L) def. Angelina Sportelli/Courtney Owens (R-MC) 8-0
2. Chelsea Mixson/Claire Cahill (W&L) def. Caty-Betz Holcomb/Olayemisi Ogunshina (R-MC) 8-1
3. Laura Simmons/Katie Florescu (W&L) def. Mackenzie Nunnally/Morgan Parkes (R-MC) 8-0
Match Notes
Randolph-Macon 3-3
Washington and Lee University 5-2; National ranking #15