W&L Women's Tennis Blanked by No. 2 Amherst, 5-0

W&L Women's Tennis Blanked by No. 2 Amherst, 5-0

ATLANTA, Ga. – The 15th-ranked Washington and Lee women's tennis team was blanked by 2nd-ranked Amherst, 5-0, on Sunday at the Fab 7 Tournament, hosted by Emory University.

The Generals fall to 11-4 on the year, while Amherst improves to 5-1 overall. 

The Lord Jeffs easily swept all three doubles matches to hold a 3-0 advantage heading into singles action. AC then recorded wins at No. 2 and No. 4 singles to close out the match that was played to decision.

W&L returns to the court on Wednesday, when it faces Lynchburg at home and Randolph on the road. Both matches are set to begin at 4:00 pm.


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Washington and Lee Tennis
Washington and Lee University vs Amherst College (Mar 24, 2013)

#2 Amherst College 5, #15 Washington and Lee University 0
Mar 24, 2013 at Atlanta, GA (Woodruff P.E. Center)


Singles competition
1. Brewer, Jordan (AMHERST) vs. Sonja Meighan (W&L) 6-1, 4-2, unfinished
2. Newman, Jen (AMHERST) def. Meghan Buell (W&L) 6-2, 6-0
3. Richman, Caroline (AMHERST) vs. Patricia Kirkland (W&L) 6-2, 4-4, unfinished
4. Ghosh, Sue (AMHERST) def. Allison Hupalo (W&L) 6-1, 6-2
5. Pangalos, Zoe (AMHERST) vs. Claire Cahill (W&L) unfinished
6. Devlin, Gabby (AMHERST) vs. Chelsea Mixson (W&L) unfinished
Doubles competition
1. Brewer, Jordan/Devlin, Gabby (AMHERST) def. Sonja Meighan/Patricia Kirkland (W&L) 8-2
2. Newman, Jen/Pangalos, Zoe (AMHERST) def. Meghan Buell/Cameron Dorsey (W&L) 8-6
3. Richman, Caroline/Aly, Safi (AMHERST) def. Chelsea Mixson/Claire Cahill (W&L) 8-5
Match Notes
Washington and Lee University 11-4; National ranking #15
Amherst College 5-1; National ranking #2
Fab 7 Tournament
Match moved indoors due to poor weather