FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- The No. 25 Washington and Lee women's tennis team upset 11th-ranked Skidmore, 5-4, on the second day of the Mary Washington Blue Gray Invite.
The win puts the Generals' overall record at 4-4 on the season, while the Thoroughbreds fall to 6-3 overall with the loss.
W&L got out in front, 2-1, to open the match after getting wins out of the No. 2 and No. 3 doubles slots. The two sides each won three singles matches, as W&L sophomore Valerie Marshall (Arlington, Va. / Yorktown) and juniors Lily Horsley (Richmond, Va. / St. Catherine's School) and Anna Kreynin (Mequon, Wis. / Homestead) each logged wins, with Kreynin's 6-2, 6-3 win over sophomore Jackie Ahn in No. 6 singles clinching the match for the Blue and White.
The Generals will return to action on Saturday when they host Ferrum at 11:00 am, before taking on Sweet Briar at 2:00 pm in a pair of ODAC matches.
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2018-19 W&L Women's Tennis
Skidmore vs Washington and Lee (Mar 17, 2019)
#25 Washington and Lee 5, #11 Skidmore 4
Mar 17, 2019 at Fredericksburg, Md. (University of Mary Washington)
|1. Risa Fukushige (SKID) def. Taylor Garcia (WLUW) 6-0, 6-3|
|2. Valerie Marshall (WLUW) def. Renee Karchere-Sun (SKID) 6-2, 5-7, 6-4|
|3. Dea Koiava (SKID) def. Georgia Wright (WLUW) 3-6, 6-4, 7-6|
|4. Lily Horsley (WLUW) def. Lily Feldman (SKID) 6-1, 6-4|
|5. Audrey Soohoo (SKID) def. Mary Hampton McNeal (WLUW) 3-6, 6-3, 6-0|
|6. Anna Kreynin (WLUW) def. Jackie Ahn (SKID) 6-2, 6-3|
|1. Risa Fukushige/Renee Karchere-Sun (SKID) def. Taylor Garcia/Georgia Wright (WLUW) 8-2|
|2. Valerie Marshall/Lily Horsley (WLUW) def. Jessica Ampel/Audrey Soohoo (SKID) 8-4|
|3. Mary Hampton McNeal/Anna Kreynin (WLUW) def. Sofia Carlsson/Jackie Ahn (SKID) 8-3|
|Skidmore 63; National ranking #11; Regional ranking #7|
|Washington and Lee 4-4; National ranking #25; Regional ranking #5|