February 15, 2013

W&L Women's Tennis Knocks Off Division I Radford, 7-2

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The seventh-ranked Washington and Lee women's tennis team opened its spring season with a 7-2 victory over Division I Radford on Friday evening at the Duchossois Tennis Center.

The Generals (1-0) won No. 2 and No. 3 doubles to jump out to a 2-1 lead, then took all of the singles positions except for a loss at No. 4 singles.

The loss dropped the Highlanders to 0-3 on the season.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Mar. 1-3 as it competes in the ITA National Indoor Championships in Greencastle, Ind.

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Washington and Lee Tennis
Radford vs Washington and Lee University (Feb 15, 2013)

Washington and Lee University 7, Radford 2
Feb 15, 2013 at Lexington, Va. (Duchossois Tennis Center)

Singles competition
1. Sonja Meighan (W&L) def. VALLS, Gemma (RAD) 6-1, 6-4
2. Meghan Buell (W&L) def. BABIC, Hana (RAD) 6-0, 6-0
3. Allison Hupalo (W&L) def. NEWMAN, Taylor (RAD) 5-7, 6-0, 6-2
4. NAPOLITANO, Meg (RAD) def. Claire Cahill (W&L) 7-6 (7-2), 7-6 (7-4)
5. Christina Douglas (W&L) def. FAY, Taylor (RAD) 6-3, 6-3
6. Chelsea Mixson (W&L) def. MICHAEL, Allison (RAD) 4-6, 6-2, 10-3
Doubles competition
1. NEWMAN, Taylor/NAPOLITANO, Meg (RAD) def. Claire Cahill/Meghan Buell (W&L) 8-5
2. Patricia Kirkland/Sonja Meighan (W&L) def. VALLS, Gemma/BABIC, Hana (RAD) 8-1
3. Chelsea Mixson/Sallie Griffin (W&L) def. FAY, Taylor/MICHAEL, Allison (RAD) 8-1
Match Notes
Radford 0-3
Washington and Lee University 1-0