W&L Women's Tennis Defeats R-MC, 5-0

W&L Women's Tennis Defeats R-MC, 5-0

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 22nd-ranked Washington and Lee women's tennis team improved to 5-1 overall and a perfect 5-0 in ODAC play after defeating Randolph-Macon, 5-0, on Saturday afternoon at the Duchossois Tennis Center.

With the loss, the Yellow Jackets fell to 2-2 on the season and 0-1 in ODAC action.

The Generals swept all three doubles matches to enter the singles round with a 3-0 advantage. Junior Meghan Buell (New Albany, Ohio / New Albany) and sophomore Mary Elizabeth Shutley (Marietta, Ga. / Marist School) won at the No. 1 singles and No. 3 singles, respectively, to claim the victory.

The Blue and White will be back in action on Wednesday when it hosts Guilford for a 4:30 pm contest.

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Washington and Lee Tennis
Randolph-Macon vs Washington and Lee (Mar 01, 2014)

#22 Washington and Lee 5, Randolph-Macon 0
Mar 01, 2014 at Lexington, Va. (Duchossois Tennis Center)

Singles competition
1. Meghan Buell (WLU) def. Angelina Sportelli (RMC) 6-0, 6-2
2. Claire Cahill (WLU) vs. Kelsie Grice (RMC) 6-4, 0-1, unfinished
3. Mary E. Shutley (WLU) def. Toni McDonald (RMC) 6-1, 6-0
4. Kelsey Vella (WLU) vs. Olayemisi Ogunshina (RMC) 6-3, 3-1, unfinished
5. Genny Francis (WLU) vs. Melissa Tomlin (RMC) 1-2, unfinished
6. Aalekhya Tenali (WLU) vs. Molly Jesseman (RMC) unfinished
Doubles competition
1. Sonja Meighan/Patricia Kirkland (WLU) def. Angelina Sportelli/Toni McDonald (RMC) 8-1
2. Mary E. Shutley/Kelsey Vella (WLU) def. Olayemisi Ogunshina/Kelsie Grice (RMC) 8-2
3. Genny Francis/Aalekhya Tenali (WLU) def. Melissa Tomlin/Molly Jesseman (RMC) 8-2
Match Notes
Randolph-Macon 2-2, 0-1
Washington and Lee 5-1, 5-0; National ranking #22; Regional ranking #6