PITTSBURGH -- The No. 22 Washington and Lee women's tennis team suffered its first loss since March 30, a 5-4 decision to No. 10 Carnegie Mellon on Saturday afternoon.
The loss snaps a six-game winning streak for the Generals, putting their overall record at 13-6, while the Tartans improved to 15-6 overall with the win.
Senior Mary Hampton McNeal (Beaufort, S.C./South Carolina Connections Academy) helped account for two wins on the day, pairing with junior Anna Kreynin (Mequon, Wis./Homestead) in No. 3 doubles to defeat Janabelle Wu and Alex Iordache, 8-5, before McNeal defeated Melissa Strome, 6-0, 6-1, in No. 5 singles.
First-year Georgia Wright (Austin, Texas/Regents School of Austin) and junior Gabby Moore (Davidson, N.C./William Amous Hough) posted one singles win each for the Blue and White, with Wright defeating Vinaya Roa in No. 3 singles (6-2, 6-7, 1-0) and Moore earning a 7-6, 6-1 win over Iordache.
The Generals will close out their regular season with one final road match at No. 13 Mary Washington next Saturday at 2:00 pm.
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2018-19 W&L Women's Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Carnegie Mellon (Apr 20, 2019)
#10 Carnegie Mellon 5, #22 Washington and Lee 4
Apr 20, 2019 at Pittsburgh, Pa.
|1. #6 Danna Taylor (CMU) def. Taylor Garcia (WLUW) 6-4, 6-2|
|2. #22 Jamie Vizelman (CMU) def. Valerie Marshall (WLUW) 6-3, 6-3|
|3. Georgia Wright (WLUW) def. Vinaya Rao (CMU) 6-2, 6-7, 1-0, retired|
|4. Janabelle Wu (CMU) def. Lily Horsley (WLUW) 6-2, 6-4|
|5. Mary Hampton McNeal (WLUW) def. Melissa Strome (CMU) 6-0, 6-1|
|6. Gabby Moore (WLUW) def. Alex Iordache (CMU) 7-6, 6-1|
|1. Danna Taylor/Melissa Strome (CMU) def. Taylor Garcia/Georgia Wright (WLUW) 8-1|
|2. Vinaya Rao/Courtney Ollis (CMU) def. Lily Horsley/Valerie Marshall (WLUW) 8-3|
|3. Anna Kreynin/Mary Hampton McNeal (WLUW) def. Janabelle Wu/Alex Iordache (CMU) 8-5|
|Washington and Lee 13-6; National ranking #22; Regional ranking #4|
|Carnegie Mellon 15-6; National ranking #10; Regional ranking #2|