BRIDGEWATER, Va. – The No. 22 Washington and Lee women's tennis team defeated Bridgewater, 6-0, on Friday to remain unbeaten in ODAC play this season.
The win improves the Generals' overall record to 13-5, with a mark of 12-0 in conference, and it is also their sixth straight win and 10th win in their last 11 matches. The Eagles fall to 7-6 overall and 4-4 in the ODAC with the loss.
Senior Mary Hampton McNeal (Beaufort, S.C./South Carolina Connections Academy) and first-year Claire Lacksen (Watkinsville, Ga./Oconee County) defeated Alexa Will and Emily Daigneault, 8-0, in No. 3 singles, before McNeal went on to a 6-0, 6-0 victory over Nicole Shifflett in No. 2 singles. Sophomore Valerie Marshall (Arlington, Va./Yorktown) and junior Lily Horsley (Richmond, Va./St. Catherine's School) also chipped in an 8-0 win in No. 2 doubles.
Junior Gabby Moore (Davidson, N.C./William Amous Hough) matched McNeal with a 6-0, 6-0 win in No. 3 singles, while first-year Georgia Wright (Austin, Texas/Regents School of Austin) defeated Whitney Kiser, 6-4, 6-3, in No. 1 singles.
The Generals will get back on the courts on Saturday when they travel to No. 10 Carnegie Mellon for a 12:00 pm start.
2018-19 W&L Women's Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Bridgewater (Apr 19, 2019)
#22 Washington and Lee 6, Bridgewater 0
Apr 19, 2019 at Bridgewater, Va.
|1. Georgia Wright (WLUW) def. Whitney Kiser (BC) 6-4, 6-3|
|2. Mary Hampton McNeal (WLUW) def. Nicole Shifflett (BC) 6-0, 6-0|
|3. Gabby Moore (WLUW) def. Rachel Crawford (BC) 6-0, 6-0|
|4. Melinda Kauffman (WLUW) vs. Alexa Will (BC) no result|
|5. Claire Lacksen (WLUW) vs. Emily Daigneault (BC) no result|
|6. Anna Kreynin (WLUW) vs. Katie Austin (BC) no result|
|1. Taylor Garcia/Georgia Wright (WLUW) def. Whitney Kiser/Nicole Shifflett (BC) 8-3|
|2. Valerie Marshall/Lily Horsley (WLUW) def. Stephanie Barton/Rachel Crawford (BC) 8-0|
|3. Mary Hampton McNeal/Claire Lacksen (WLUW) def. Alexa Will/Emily Daigneault (BC) 8-0|
|Washington and Lee 13-5, 12-0 ODAC; National ranking #22; Regional ranking #4|
|Bridgewater 7-6, 4-4 ODAC|