W&L Women's Tennis resumes play at Southeast Region Championships

Gabby Moore

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The No. 15 Washington and Lee women's tennis team continued competition at the 2018 ITA Southeast Region Championships on Sunday.

In consolation singles competition, junior Anna Kreynin (Mequon, Wis./Homestead), junior Gabby Moore (Davidson, N.C./William Amous Hough) and senior Mary Hampton McNeal (Beaufort, S.C./South Carolina Connections Academy) were all victorious on Sunday. McNeal defeated Cecilia Cress of Washington College (Md.), 8-3, while Kreynin and Moore won by default.

First-year Claire Lacksen (Watkinsville, Ga./Oconee County) dropped her consolation match to Franklin & Marshall's Emma Wu.

In consolation doubles, Lacksen paired with first-year Georgia Wright (Austin, Texas/Regents School of Austin) who defeated Muhlenberg's Meghan Olsen and Maria Stere, 8-1.

McNeal and Moore partnered up in consolation play but fell to Sophie Brown and Shirline Wee of Swarthmore, 8-3, and junior Madison Hutchins (Atlanta, Ga./The Westminster School) and senior Melinda Kauffman (Fuquay Varina, N.C./North Raleigh Christian Academy) lost by default in the Championship semifinals.

This concludes the fall portion of the women's tennis schedule as the Generals will get back in action in February.

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Singles
Anna Kreynin – Championships Singles
Consolation: Anna Kreynin (WLU) def. Rachel Neeleman (SVU), default

Claire Lacksen – Championship Singles
Consolation: Emma Wu (F&M) def. Claire Lacksen (WLU) 8-4

Gabby Moore – Championship Singles
Consolation: Gabby Moore (WLU) def. Courtney Ollis (CMU), default

Mary Hampton McNeal – Championship Singles
Consolation: Mary Hampton McNeal (WLU) def. Cecilia Cress (WCMD), 8-3

Doubles
Georgia Wright/Claire Lacksen – Championship Doubles
Consolation: Wright/Lacksen (WLU) def. Olsen/Stere (MUHL), 8-1

Mary Hampton McNeal/Gabby Moore – Championship Doubles
Consolation: Brown/Wee (SWART) def. McNeal/Moore (WLU), 8-3

Melinda Kauffman/Madison Hutchins – Championship Doubles
Semifinals: Simon/Gerke (JHU) def. Kauffman/Hutchins (WLU), default