Generals upend Virginia Wesleyan, 5-0

Georgia Wright

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)

Singles competition
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

 

Doubles competition
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

 

Match Notes
Va. Wesleyan 1-2 (0-2 ODAC)
Washington and Lee 3-2 (3-0 ODAC); National ranking #24