April 19, 2014

W&L Women's Tennis Defeats Guilford, 5-0, in ODAC Quarterfinals

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)

Singles competition
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
Doubles competition
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
Match Notes
Guilford 6-11
Washington and Lee 15-2; National ranking #20; Regional ranking #5