LEXINGTON, Va. – The 16th-ranked Washington and Lee women's tennis team posted an 8-1 triumph over 32nd-ranked Christopher Newport on Saturday afternoon at the Duchossois Tennis Center.
W&L swept all three doubles matches to take a 3-0 lead into singles action, where it went on to claim five of the singles matches to reach the final margin of 8-1.
The Generals improve to 5-0 overall with the win, while the Captains fall to 1-2 overall with the loss.
W&L returns to the courts on Saturday when it hosts to Emory & Henry for a 2:00 pm contest.
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#16 Washington and Lee 8, #32 Christopher Newport 1 Feb 25, 2017 at Lexington, Va. (Duchossois Tennis Center)
|1. Brooke Donnelly (WLUW) def. McKinney Harwood (CNUW) 6-4, 6-0|
|2. Tessa Hill (WLUW) def. Johanna Ranta-aho (CNUW) 6-4, 3-6, 10-5|
|3. Michelle Fleenor (WLUW) def. Kate Huck (CNUW) 6-3, 4-6, 10-2|
|4. Hannah Archer (WLUW) def. Isabelle Wessel (CNUW) 6-0, 6-0|
|5. Mary Hampton McNeal (WLUW) def. Alexandra Drye (CNUW) 7-5, 6-1|
|6. Claire Dockrill (CNUW) def. Melinda Kauffman (WLUW) 6-4, 6-4|
|1. Tessa Hill/Brooke Donnelly (WLUW) def. McKinney Harwood/Alexandra Drye (CNUW) 8-1|
|2. Michelle Fleenor/Hannah Archer (WLUW) def. Johanna Ranta-aho/Kate Huck (CNUW) 8-5|
|3. Mary Hampton McNeal/Lily Horsley (WLUW) def. Emily Morgan/Katie Carlson (CNUW) 8-2|
|Christopher Newport 1-2; National ranking #32|
|Washington and Lee 5-0; National ranking #16|