W&L Women's Tennis Takes Sixth at ITA Indoor Championships
GREENCASTLE, Ind. – The Washington and Lee women's tennis team ended its competition at the 2013 ITA Division III Women's Team Indoor Championship in sixth place after falling to host DePauw, 8-1, on Saturday evening.
The Generals claimed their only win in doubles action, where the No. 2 team of sophomores Sonja Meighan (McLean, Va./Flint Hill) and Patricia Kirkland (Charleston, S.C./Ashley Hall) defeated the Tigers' duo of Caroline Emhardt and Maggie MacPhail, 8-4.
W&L returns to action on Sunday, when it travels to Sweet Briar for a 1:00 pm match.
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Washington and Lee University vs DePauw University (3/2/2013)
#10 DePauw University 8, #7 Washington and Lee University 1
3/2/2013 at Greencastle, Ind. (DePauw Indoor Tennis and Track Center)
|1. Maggie MacPhail (DPU) def. Sonja Meighan (W&L) 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (7-5)|
|2. Meg Crowley (DPU) def. Meghan Buell (W&L) 6-1, 6-3|
|3. Claire Marshall (DPU) def. Allison Hupalo (W&L) 6-1, 6-3|
|4. Caroline Emhardt (DPU) def. Claire Cahill (W&L) 6-3, 6-3|
|5. Julie Wittwer (DPU) def. Christina Douglas (W&L) 6-1, 6-1|
|6. Taylor Mahr (DPU) def. Chelsea Mixson (W&L) 7-6 (7-4), 4-6, 1-0 (10-7)|
|1. Meg Crowley/Claire Marshall (DPU) def. Meghan Buell/Claire Cahill (W&L) 8-4|
|2. Sonja Meighan/Patricia Kirkland (W&L) def. Caroline Emhardt/Maggie MacPhail (DPU) 8-4|
|3. Julie Wittwer/Kaitlin Pickrel (DPU) def. Cameron Dorsey/Chelsea Mixson (W&L) 8-3|
|Washington and Lee University 2-2; National ranking #7|
|DePauw University 5-1; National ranking #10|
|Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division III Women's Team Indoor Championship|
|5th/6th Place Match|