Kirkland and Meighan Advance to NCAA Doubles Semifinals
KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The Washington and Lee women's tennis doubles group of sophomores Sonja Meighan (McLean, Va./Flint Hill) and Patricia Kirkland (Charleston, S.C./Ashley Hall) competed in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Division III Doubles Championship on Friday afternoon, hosted by Kalamazoo College.
The duo took down the Williams' team of Rebecca Curran and Kara Shoemaker, 6-3, 7-6, after a close second set. At one point, W&L was up 4-2, but the Ephs came back to hold the second set score at 6-6 before Meighan and Kirkland clinched the win.
The Generals earned a spot in the NCAA Doubles Championship semifinal round, where they will face Kristin Lim and Caroline Ward from Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. The match is set to begin at 11:00 am on Saturday.
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