LEXINGTON, Va. – The 15th-ranked Washington and Lee women's tennis team ran past Shenandoah, 7-0, on Wednesday at the Duchossois Tennis Center.
With the win, the Generals are now 8-2 overall and hold a perfect 6-0 record in conference play, while the Hornets fall to 3-6 on the year.
W&L did not drop any points in the match as it swept SU in three doubles pairings and five singles matchups.
Sophomores Sonja Meighan (McLean, Va./Flint Hill), Patricia Kirkland (Charleston, S.C./Ashley Hall) and Meghan Buell (New Albany, Ohio/New Albany) each went 2-0 on the day. Meighan and Kirkland teamed up at No. 1 doubles to win, 8-0, while Meighan claimed the No. 1 singles victory, 6-0, 6-0, and Kirkland took the No. 3 singles win, 6-0, 6-0. Buell joined junior Cameron Dorsey (Pepper Pike, Ohio/Hathaway Brown) at No. 2 doubles to record an 8-0 win, and Buell then defeated the Hornets at No. 2 singles, 6-0, 6-0.
W&L will also face Roanoke and Bridgewater this evening.
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Washington and Lee Tennis
Shenandoah Hornets vs Washington and Lee University (Mar 20, 2013)
#15 Washington and Lee University 7, Shenandoah Hornets 0
Mar 20, 2013 at Lexington, Va. (Duchossois Tennis Center)
|1. Sonja Meighan (W&L) def. Molly Barb (SUW) 6-0, 6-0|
|2. Meghan Buell (W&L) def. Rachel Gross (SUW) 6-0, 6-0|
|3. Patricia Kirkland (W&L) def. Amy Rapp (SUW) 6-0, 6-0|
|4. Allison Hupalo (W&L) def. Amber Lake (SUW) 6-0, 6-0|
|5. Courtney Wheeler (SUW) vs. Claire Cahill (W&L) no result|
|6. Hannah Johnson (SUW) vs. Chelsea Mixson (W&L) no result|
|1. Sonja Meighan/Patricia Kirkland (W&L) def. Amber Lake/Rachel Gross (SUW) 8-0|
|2. Meghan Buell/Cameron Dorsey (W&L) def. Amy Rapp/Katie Johnson (SUW) 8-0|
|3. Claire Cahill/Chelsea Mixson (W&L) def. Molly Barb/Hannah Johnson (SUW) 8-0|
|Shenandoah Hornets 3-6|
|Washington and Lee University 8-2; National ranking #15|