LEXINGTON, Va. -- Top-seeded Washington and Lee took down eighth-seeded Guilford, 5-0, in the ODAC Women's Tennis Tournament Quarterfinals on Saturday at the W&L Outdoor Tennis Courts.
The Generals breezed through the doubles round, taking all three matches by a score of 8-0 to go into singles with a 3-0 advantage. W&L then took victories at No. 2 and No. 3 singles to claim a 5-0 decision.
Senior Chelsea Mixson (Beaufort, S.C. / Hilton Head Prep) led the Generals with two wins on the day. Mixson partnered with junior Meghan Buell (New Albany, Ohio / New Albany) to post an 8-0 win at No. 1 doubles, while notching her second win at No. 3 singles, 6-0, 6-0.
With the win, W&L advances to the ODAC Semifinals to be held on Saturday on the campus of Sweet Briar. It will face Bridgewater at 8:30 am.
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Washington and Lee Tennis
Guilford vs Washington and Lee (Apr 19, 2014)
#20 Washington and Lee 5, Guilford 0
Apr 19, 2014 at Lexington, Va. (W&L Outdoor Tennis Courts)
|1. Meghan Buell (WLU) vs. Allison Hewitt (GC) 6-0, unfinished|
|2. Patricia Kirkland (WLU) def. Madison Giles (GC) 6-0, 6-0|
|3. Chelsea Mixson (WLU) def. Fernanda Gonzalez (GC) 6-0, 6-0|
|4. Mary E. Shutley (WLU) vs. Nora Prokosch (GC) 6-0, unfinished|
|5. Allison Hupalo (WLU) vs. Mara Stern (GC) 6-0, unfinished|
|6. Kelsey Vella (WLU) vs. Leah Meservey (GC) 6-0, unfinished|
|1. Meghan Buell/Chelsea Mixson (WLU) def. Allison Hewitt/Madison Giles (GC) 8-0|
|2. Brooke Donnelly/Claire Cahill (WLU) def. Nora Prokosch/Mara Stern (GC) 8-0|
|3. Allison Hupalo/Mary E. Shutley (WLU) def. Fernanda Gonzalez/Forest Melcher (GC) 8-0|
|Washington and Lee 15-2; National ranking #20; Regional ranking #5|