ASHLAND, Va. -- The top-seeded and 13th-ranked Washington and Lee women's tennis team cruised to a 5-0 decision over fourth-seeded Bridgewater in the ODAC Tournament Semifinals on Saturday at Randolph-Macon.
W&L dropped just four games in the doubles competiton in posting an early 3-0 lead. The Generals then claimed the victory when juniors Michelle Fleenor (Chattanooga, Tenn. / Girls Preparatory School) and Emily Kochard (Crozet, Va. / Western Albemarle) won their singles matches in straight sets at No. 3 and No. 5 singles, respectively.
With the win, W&L improved to 19-5 on the season. Bridgewater ends its campaign with a 10-7 mark.
The Generals advance to Sunday's ODAC title match against the winner of a semifinal match between second-seeded Randolph-Macon and third-seeded Randolph. The championship is slated to begin at 1:00 pm.
Washington and Lee Men's Tennis
Bridgewater College vs Washington and Lee (May 05, 2017)
#13 Washington and Lee 5, Bridgewater College 0
May 05, 2017 at Ashland, Va. (Banks Tennis Center)
|1. Brooke Donnelly (WLUW) vs. Jamiah Lewis (BCWT2) 6-1, 3-0, unfinished|
|2. Tessa Hill (WLUW) vs. Whitney Kiser (BCWT2) 6-0, 5-0, unfinished|
|3. Michelle Fleenor (WLUW) def. Nicole Shifflett (BCWT2) 6-1, 6-1|
|4. Mary Hampton McNeal (WLUW) vs. Stephanie Barton (BCWT2) 6-0, 3-2, unfinished|
|5. Emily Kochard (WLUW) def. Whitney Cash (BCWT2) 6-0, 6-0|
|6. Lauren Hassell (WLUW) vs. Shannon Quinn (BCWT2) 6-2, 2-0, unfinished|
|1. Brooke Donnelly/Tessa Hill (WLUW) def. Whitney Kiser/Nicole Shifflett (BCWT2) 8-1|
|2. Michelle Fleenor/Lauren Hassell (WLUW) def. Jamiah Lewis/Shannon Quinn (BCWT2) 8-0|
|3. Emily Kochard/Lily Horsley (WLUW) def. Stephanie Barton/Whitney Cash (BCWT2) 8-3|
|Bridgewater College 10-7|
|Washington and Lee 19-5; National ranking #13; Regional ranking #3|