LEXINGTON, Va. -- The No. 24 Washington and Lee women's tennis team defeated Virginia Wesleyan, 5-0, to earn its third dual win of the season.
The Generals' overall record improved to 3-2 with the win, including a mark of 3-0 in conference. With the loss, Virginia Wesleyan falls to 1-2 overall and 0-2 in the ODAC.
First-years Taylor Garcia (Mandeville, La./Mount Carmel Academy) and Georgia Wright (Austin, Texas/Regents School of Austin) combined for three wins in the match, as Garcia defeated first-year Christine Zalameda, 6-0, 6-2, in No. 1 singles, while Wright handled sophomore Audrey Bally in No. 2 singles by the same score. The duo paired in No. 1 doubles and earned an 8-2 win over Bally and senior Katie Staman.
The Generals will return to action on Sunday when they host Division I Longwood at 1:00 pm.
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2018-19 W&L Women's Tennis
Va. Wesleyan vs Washington and Lee (Mar 09, 2019)
#24 Washington and Lee 5, Va. Wesleyan 0
Mar 09, 2019 at Lexington, Va. (Duchossois Tennis Center)
|1. Taylor Garcia (WLUW) def. Christine Zalameda (VWU) 6-0, 6-2|
|2. Georgia Wright (WLUW) def. Audrey Bally (VWU) 6-0, 6-2|
|3. Mary Hampton McNeal (WLUW) vs. Katie Staman (VWU) 5-1, unfinished|
|4. Lyric Hinton (VWU) vs. Anna Kreynin (WLUW) no result|
|5. Taylor Witherspoon (VWU) vs. Gabby Moore (WLUW) no result|
|6. Taitum O'Brien (VWU) vs. Madison Hutchins (WLUW) no result|
|1. Taylor Garcia/Georgia Wright (WLUW) def. Audrey Bally/Katie Staman (VWU) 8-2|
|2. Mary Hampton McNeal/Anna Kreynin (WLUW) def. Christine Zalameda/Lyric Hinton (VWU) 8-0|
|3. Claire Lacksen/Madison Hutchins (WLUW) def. Taylor Witherspoon/Aubree Johnson (VWU) 8-2|
|Va. Wesleyan 1-2 (0-2 ODAC)|
|Washington and Lee 3-2 (3-0 ODAC); National ranking #24|