W&L Women's Tennis Flies Past Sewanee, 5-0, in NCAA Tournament

W&L Women's Tennis Flies Past Sewanee, 5-0, in NCAA Tournament

ATLANTA, Ga. – The 19th-ranked Washington and Lee women's tennis team advanced to the third round of the 2014 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championships after posting a 5-0 win over the 20th-ranked Sewanee on Saturday morning at the Woodruff Physical Education Center on the Emory University campus in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Generals improved to 18-2 overall on the year, while Sewanee closed out its season with a record of 21-4. The contest was a rematch of last year's second-round match, which the Tigers won by a 5-4 score. The two teams also met earlier in the 2014 regular season, as Washington and Lee came away with a 7-2 win.

The Generals dropped just two points in sweeping all three doubles matches to enter the singles round with a 3-0 advantage. W&L then won at No. 4 and 6 singles to claim the 5-0 victory.

First-year Brooke Donnelly (Kennesaw, Ga. / Marietta) led the Generals with two wins on the day. She won at No. 3 doubles, 8-1, with senior captain Claire Cahill (Austin, Texas / Lake Travis), and went on to take down Taylor Tepper, 6-2, 6-0, at No. 4 singles.

Washington and Lee will take on either top-ranked Emory or Berry, on Sunday at 1:00 PM for third round action. Click here for live stats.

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Washington and Lee Tennis
The University of the South vs Washington & Lee University (May 10, 2014)

#19 Washington & Lee University 5, #20 The University of the South 0
May 10, 2014 at Atlanta, GA (Woodruff P.E. Center)

Singles competition
1. Meighan, Sonja (WLU) vs. Goodhue, Bronte (SEWANEE) 6-2, 2-3, unfinished
2. Buell, Meghan (WLU) vs. Liles, Lindsey (SEWANEE) 3-6, 4-3, unfinished
3. Kirkland, Patricia (WLU) vs. Veron, Annie (SEWANEE) 6-3, 3-2, unfinished
4. Donnelly, Brooke (WLU) def. Taylor Tepper, Mary (SEWANEE) 6-2, 6-0
5. Mixson, Chelsea (WLU) vs. Johnston, Kate (SEWANEE) 7-5, 1-0, unfinished
6. Shutley, Mary Elizab (WLU) def. Parker, Elske (SEWANEE) 6-0, 6-0
Doubles competition
1. Meighan, Sonja/Kirkland, Patricia (WLU) def. Goodhue, Bronte/Liles, Lindsey (SEWANEE) 8-1
2. Buell, Meghan/Mixson, Chelsea (WLU) def. Veron, Annie/Taylor Tepper, Mary (SEWANEE) 8-0
3. Donnelly, Brooke/Cahill, Claire (WLU) def. Johnston, Kate/Parker, Elske (SEWANEE) 8-1
Match Notes
The University of the South 21-4; National ranking #20
Washington & Lee University 18-2; National ranking #19
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (6,4)
NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championships - Second Round (hosted by Emory)
Washington & Lee advances to the third round to face #1 Emory or Berry