SEWANEE, Tenn. – Washington and Lee women's tennis dropped just two matches on the day en route to posting an 7-2 win over the Sewanee Tigers in its last regular season match on Thursday afternoon at the Bruton-Guerry Tennis Center.
Sewanee (17-3) started the match with a win at No. 1 doubles over juniors Sonja Meighan (McLean, Va. / Flint Hill) and Patricia Kirkland (Charleston, S.C. / Ashley Hall) by a score of 8-5. W&L (14-2) followed that performance by taking both No. 2 and No. 3 doubles matches, 8-4 and 8-3, respectively.
The Generals continued to be successful, winning all but the No. 2 singles matchup. First-year Brooke Donnelly (Kennesaw, Ga. / Marietta) led the way, winning at No. 4 singles, 6-0, 6-1, over senior Mary Taylor Tepper.
The Blue and White will be back in action on Saturday when it hosts Guilford for an ODAC Championship quarterfinal match. Action is set to start at 2:00 pm.
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Washington and Lee Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Sewanee (Apr 17, 2014)
#20 Washington and Lee 7, Sewanee 2
Apr 17, 2014 at Sewanee, Tenn. (Bruton-Guerry Tennis Center)
|1. Sonja Meighan (WLU) def. Bronte Goodhue (SEW) 6-1, 6-2|
|2. Lindsey Liles (SEW) def. Meghan Buell (WLU) 6-1, 6-1|
|3. Patricia Kirkland (WLU) def. Annie Veron (SEW) 6-1, 6-2|
|4. Brooke Donnelly (WLU) def. Mary Taylor Tepper (SEW) 6-0, 6-1|
|5. Chelsea Mixson (WLU) def. Kate Johnston (SEW) 6-3, 6-0|
|6. Mary E. Shutley (WLU) def. Elske Parker (SEW) 6-2, 6-1|
|1. Bronte Goodhue/Lindsey Liles (SEW) def. Sonja Meighan/Patricia Kirkland (WLU) 8-5|
|2. Meghan Buell/Chelsea Mixson (WLU) def. Annie Veron/Mary Taylor Tepper (SEW) 8-4|
|3. Brooke Donnelly/Claire Cahill (WLU) def. Kate Johnston/Elske Parker (SEW) 8-3|
|Washington and Lee 14-2; National ranking #20; Regional ranking #5|