AMHERST, Va. -- The 20th-ranked and top-seeded Washington and Lee women's tennis team advances to the ODAC Championship match after defeating fourth-seeded Bridgewater, 5-0, on Saturday morning at Sweet Briar.
The Generals swept all three doubles matches to enter the singles round with a 3-0 advantage. Junior Allison Hupalo (Weston, Mass. / Weston) and senior captain Claire Cahill (Austin, Texas / Lake Travis) then won at No. 5 and 6 singles positions, respectively, to claim the victory.
With the win, W&L improved to 16-2 on the year, while the Eagles ended their season with a 12-5 overall record.
The Blue and White now advance to the ODAC Championship game on Sunday, where it will face the winner of the No. 2 Roanoke/No. 3 Randolph-Macon match at 10:00 am.
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Washington and Lee Tennis
Bridgewater College vs Washington and Lee (Apr 26, 2014)
#20 Washington and Lee 5, Bridgewater College 0
Apr 26, 2014 at Sweet Briar (Sweet Briar)
|1. Meghan Buell (WLU) vs. Katie Gordon (BCWT) unfinished|
|2. Patricia Kirkland (WLU) vs. Maria Hawkins (BCWT) unfinished|
|3. Chelsea Mixson (WLU) vs. Jessie Mitchell (BCWT) unfinished|
|4. Mary E. Shutley (WLU) vs. Holly Knupp (BCWT) unfinished|
|5. Allison Hupalo (WLU) def. Whitney Cash (BCWT) 6-0, 6-0|
|6. Claire Cahill (WLU) def. Jamee Hardison (BCWT) 6-0, 6-0|
|1. Meghan Buell/Chelsea Mixson (WLU) def. Katie Gordon/Maria Hawkins (BCWT) 8-4|
|2. Brooke Donnelly/Claire Cahill (WLU) def. Jessie Mitchell/Holly Knupp (BCWT) 8-0|
|3. Allison Hupalo/Mary E. Shutley (WLU) def. Whitney Cash/Leanne Smithers (BCWT) 8-0|
|Bridgewater College 12-5|
|Washington and Lee 16-2; National ranking #20|
|Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (6,5)|
|2014 ODAC Women's Semifinal 1, Match 5|
|T-1hr 47 m A-35|