April 14, 2014

W&L Women's Tennis Defeats Roanoke, 9-0

SALEM, Va. -- The 20th-ranked Washington and Lee women's tennis team defeated the Maroons of Roanoke, 9-0, on Monday afternoon at the Elizabeth Campus Tennis Courts.

With the win, the Blue and White improved to 13-2 overall and a perfect 11-0 in the conference, while the Maroons fell to 13-2 on the season and 9-1 in ODAC action.

The Generals started the competition taking all three doubles matches to earn the early 3-0 advantage. No. 3 doubles team consisting of first-year Brooke Donnelly (Kennesaw, Ga. / Marietta) and senior Claire Cahill (Austin, Texas / Lake Travis) led the team with an 8-0 victory.

W&L continued its winning ways by taking all six singles matches in two sets. Junior Sonja Meighan (McLean, Va. / Flint Hill) won at No. 1 singles by a score of 6-0, 6-1 to lead all singles action.

The Generals will be back in action on Thursday when they travel to Sewanee for a 2:00 pm match.

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Washington and Lee Tennis
Washington and Lee vs Roanoke (Apr 14, 2014)

#20 Washington and Lee 9, Roanoke 0
Apr 14, 2014 at Salem, Va. (Elizabeth Campus Tennis Courts)

Singles competition
1. Sonja Meighan (WLU) def. Jenny Antoszyk (RC) 6-0, 6-1
2. Meghan Buell (WLU) def. Briell Smith (RC) 6-4, 6-2
3. Brooke Donnelly (WLU) def. Emily Henderson (RC) 6-2, 6-0
4. Chelsea Mixson (WLU) def. Reed Kegel (RC) 6-0, 6-1
5. Mary E. Shutley (WLU) def. Emma Barker (RC) 6-1, 6-2
6. Kelsey Vella (WLU) def. Brianna Carroll (RC) 6-1, 6-0
Doubles competition
1. Sonja Meighan/Patricia Kirkland (WLU) def. Jenny Antoszyk/Briell Smith (RC) 8-2
2. Meghan Buell/Chelsea Mixson (WLU) def. Emily Henderson/Reed Kegel (RC) 8-2
3. Brooke Donnelly/Claire Cahill (WLU) def. Emma Barker/Kristen McDowell (RC) 8-0
Match Notes
Washington and Lee 13-2, 11-0; National ranking #20; Regional ranking #5
Roanoke 13-2, 9-1; Regional ranking #16