W&L Women's Tennis Duo Takes Second At ITA Small College Championships

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Junior Sonja Meighan (McLean, Va./Flint Hill) and Patricia Kirkland (Charleston, S.C./Ashley Hall) teamed up to take second place in doubles play at the ITA National Small College Championships on Friday at the Three Oaks Tennis Center in Fort Myers, Florida.

In the semifinal round of doubles, Meighan and Kirkland defeated Michelle Satterfield and Rebecca Siegler from Emory, 6-2, 6-2, advancing the pair to the final match. The duo then continued play in the championship match where they were taken down by Kara Shoemaker and Rebecca Curran of Williams, 7-6, 6-4 to claim second place.

In singles action, Meighan defeated Sofia Vega from Texas Lutheran, 6-2, 6-2 in the semifinal round. Meighan will next face Satterfield on Saturday morning in the championship match.

The Generals will continue action at the ITA National Small College National Championships on Saturday, with Meighan's match set to begin at 11:30 am.

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