LEXINGTON, Va. – The 13th-ranked and top-seeded Washington and Lee women's tennis team defeated eighth-seeded Hollins, 5-0, in the quarterfinals of the ODAC Tournament on Wednesday afternoon at the W&L Upper Tennis Courts.
The Generals dropped just five total games en route to sweeping the doubles competition for a 3-0 lead. The Generals then closed out the match with a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 2 singles by sophomore Tessa Hill (Canton, Ohio / Jackson) and a 6-0, 6-0 victory at No. 6 singles by first-year Lauren Hassell (Mendham, N.J. / West Morris Mendham).
With the victory, W&L improves to 18-5 overall. Hollins ends its season with a 6-13 overall record.
Washington and Lee will return to action on Saturday in the ODAC semifinals, which will be hosted by Randolph-Macon. The Generals will take on fourth-seeded Bridgewater at a time to be determined.
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2016-17 W&L Women's Tennis
Hollins University vs Washington and Lee (May 03, 2017)
#13 Washington and Lee 5, Hollins University 0
May 03, 2017 at Lexington, Va. (Upper Tennis Courts)
|1. Brooke Donnelly (WLUW) vs. Jhovanna Salmeron (HU) 6-1, 1-0, unfinished|
|2. Tessa Hill (WLUW) def. Olivia Dannon (HU) 6-0, 6-0|
|3. Michelle Fleenor (WLUW) vs. Amelia Verkerk (HU) 6-0, 5-1, unfinished|
|4. Mary Hampton McNeal (WLUW) vs. Htet Myat San (HU) 6-1, 1-0, unfinished|
|5. Emily Kochard (WLUW) vs. Kateri Johnson (HU) 6-1, unfinished|
|6. Lauren Hassell (WLUW) def. Sarah Snoddy (HU) 6-0, 6-0|
|1. Brooke Donnelly/Tessa Hill (WLUW) def. Jhovanna Salmeron/Htet Myat San (HU) 8-0|
|2. Michelle Fleenor/Lauren Hassell (WLUW) def. Sarah Snoddy/Amelia Verkerk (HU) 8-0|
|3. Mary Hampton McNeal/Anna Kreynin (WLUW) def. Casey Mahan/Kateri Johnson (HU) 8-1|
|Hollins University 6-13|
|Washington and Lee 18-5; National ranking #13|