No. 16 W&L Women's Tennis Drops a 7-2 Decision to No. 2 Williams

No. 16 W&L Women's Tennis Drops a 7-2 Decision to No. 2 Williams

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The 16th-ranked Washington and Lee women's tennis team fell to second-ranked Williams, 7-2, on Saturday at Mary Washington.

Junior Michelle Fleenor (Chattanooga, Tenn. / Girls Preparatory School) and first-year Lauren Hassell (Mendham, N.J. / West Morris Mendham) defeated Sydney Myong and Linda Shin at No. 2 Doubles. Williams won No. 1 and No. 3 Doubles to take a 2-1 lead into singles action.

Senior Brooke Donnelly (Kennesaw, Ga. / Marietta) defeated Leah Bush at No. 1 Singles, but the Ephs won the remaining singles matches to reach the final margin.

The Generals drop to 10-2 with the loss, while Williams improves to 4-0 overall.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Sunday when it takes on 22nd-ranked Skidmore at 11:00 am at Mary Washington.

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2016-17 W&L Women's Tennis
Williams vs Washington and Lee (Mar 18, 2017)

#2 Williams 7, #16 Washington and Lee 2
Mar 18, 2017 at Fredericksburg, Va. (Mary Washington)

Singles competition
1. Brooke Donnelly (WLUW) def. Leah Bush (WC) 6-2, 3-6, 6-3
2. Linda Shin (WC) def. Tessa Hill (WLUW) 6-2, 6-0
3. Hannah Atkinson (WC) def. Michelle Fleenor (WLUW) 7-6, 7-6
4. Mia Gancayco (WC) def. Hannah Archer (WLUW) 6-0, 6-1
5. Chloe Henderson (WC) def. Mary Hampton McNeal (WLUW) 6-3, 6-1
6. Emily Zheng (WC) def. Emily Kochard (WLUW) 6-4, 6-1
Doubles competition
1. Hannah Atkinson/Chloe Henderson (WC) def. Brooke Donnelly/Tessa Hill (WLUW) 8-7
2. Michelle Fleenor/Lauren Hassell (WLUW) def. Sydney Myong/Linda Shin (WC) 8-4
3. Emily Zheng/Julia Cancio (WC) def. Lily Horsley/Emily Kochard (WLUW) 8-1
Match Notes
Williams 4-0; National ranking #2
Washington and Lee 10-2; National ranking #16