W&L Women's Tennis Defeats Guilford, 6-0, in ODAC Quarterfinals

W&L Women's Tennis Defeats Guilford, 6-0, in ODAC Quarterfinals

LEXINGTON, Va. – Top-seeded Washington and Lee took down eighth-seeded Guilford, 6-0, in the ODAC Women's Tennis Tournament Quarterfinals on Sunday at the W&L Outdoor Tennis Courts.

The Generals breezed through the doubles round, dropping just three points to go into singles with a 3-0 advantage. W&L then took victories at No. 4, 5 and 6 singles to claim the 6-0 decision. 

Seniors Sallie Griffin (Warrenton, Va./Highland School) and Christina Douglas (Fayetteville, N.Y./Manlius Pebble Hill), and junior Chelsea Mixson (Beaufort, S.C./Hilton Head Prep) each recorded two wins on the day. Mixson partnered with classmate Claire Cahill (Austin, Texas/Lake Travis) for an 8-1 win at No. 1 doubles, while notching her second win at No. 4 singles, 6-0, 6-0. Griffin teamed up with sophomore Allison Hupalo (Weston, Mass./Weston) at No. 2 doubles to win, 8-1, and then she claimed a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 6 singles. Douglas joined senior Jen Hall (Metairie, La./Metairie Park Country Day School) at No. 3 doubles, winning with an 8-1 score, and she also registered a 6-1, 6-1 victory at No. 5 singles.

With the win, W&L advances to the ODAC Semifinals to be held on Saturday on the campus of Virginia Wesleyan. It will face the winner of the No. 4 Bridgewater/No. 5 VWC match at 1:00 pm.


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Washington and Lee Tennis
Guilford vs Washington and Lee University (Apr 21, 2013)

#16 Washington and Lee University 6, Guilford 0
Apr 21, 2013 at Lexington, Va. (Outdoor Tennis Courts)

Singles competition
1. Meghan Buell (W&L) vs. Haley Andrews (GC) 6-0, 3-2, unfinished
2. Allison Hupalo (W&L) vs. Natalie Sutton (GC) 6-0, 5-0, unfinished
3. Claire Cahill (W&L) vs. Kim Kleimeier (GC) 6-0, 4-0, unfinished
4. Chelsea Mixson (W&L) def. Allie Guy (GC) 6-0, 6-0
5. Christina Douglas (W&L) def. Allison Hewitt (GC) 6-1, 6-1
6. Sallie Griffin (W&L) def. Fernanda Gonzalez (GC) 6-0, 6-0
Doubles competition
1. Claire Cahill/Chelsea Mixson (W&L) def. Haley Andrews/Allie Guy (GC) 8-1
2. Sallie Griffin/Allison Hupalo (W&L) def. Kim Kleimeier/Natalie Sutton (GC) 8-1
3. Jen Hall/Christina Douglas (W&L) def. Fernanda Gonzalez/Allison Hewitt (GC) 8-1
Match Notes
Guilford 7-9
Washington and Lee University 16-5; National ranking #16
ODAC Quarterfinal Round

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