2014-15 Washington and Lee Women's Tennis News Releases

May 23, 2015
Meighan and Kirkland Drop Semifinals Match at NCAA Championships
Washington and Lee seniors Sonja Meighan (McLean, Va. / Flint Hill) and Patricia Kirkland (Charleston, S.C. / Ashley Hall) fell in the semifinals round of the NCAA Division III Doubles Championship on Saturday afternoon, hosted by Ohio Northern at the Lindner Family Tennis Center.

May 22, 2015
Kirkland and Meighan Advance to NCAA Doubles Semifinals
Seniors Patricia Kirkland (Charleston, S.C. / Ashley Hall) and Sonja Meighan (McLean, Va. / Flint Hill) competed in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Division III Doubles Championship on Friday afternoon, hosted by Ohio Northern at the Lindner Family Tennis Center.

May 21, 2015
W&L Women's Tennis Competes in Day One of NCAA Individual Tournament
The Washington and Lee women’s tennis team had three competitors in action on day one of the NCAA Division III Individual Tournament on Thursday, hosted by Ohio Northern at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio.

May 14, 2015
Four Generals Earn Capital One Academic All-District Laurels
Four Washington and Lee student-athletes have been named to the 2014-15 Capital One Academic All-America All-District At-Large teams as chosen by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) and announced on Thursday.

May 13, 2015
W&L Claims the 2015 ODAC Overall Sports Champion Cup
For the 13th-consecutive year, Washington and Lee University has claimed the Dan Wooldridge Overall Sports Champion Cup, as announced by the Old Dominion Athletic Conference on Wednesday. The Generals also claimed Women’s Commissioner’s Cup on their way to the overall title for the 2014-15 school year.

May 12, 2015
W&L Announces 2015 Athletic Department Awards
The Washington and Lee Department of Athletics held its annual athletics award ceremony at Lee Chapel on Tuesday evening. The event, made possible by the generosity of the Brookby Family, honors student-athletes and administrators who have made the 2014-15 school year a tremendous success.

May 10, 2015
No. 4 W&L Women's Tennis Falls to No. 13 MIT, 5-3, in NCAA Third Round
The fourth-ranked Washington and Lee women’s tennis team fell to 13th-ranked MIT in the third round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday at Mary Washington.

May 9, 2015
No. 4 W&L Women's Tennis Posts a 5-0 Win Over N.C. Wesleyan in NCAA Tournament
The fourth-ranked Washington and Lee women’s tennis team posted a 5-0 win over N.C. Wesleyan in second round action of the NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Tournament at Mary Washington on Saturday.

May 8, 2015
W&L's Meighan, Donnelly and Ringstad Recognized by ITA
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its 2015 Division III Women’s Award Winners on Friday and the Washington and Lee women’s tennis team had two players and a coach recognized.

May 7, 2015
Meighan Headlines W&L's All-ODAC Honors
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its women’s tennis all-conference team on Thursday and Washington and Lee had several players honored, including the league’s Player of the Year and Coach of the Year.

May 6, 2015
Three Generals Selected to the NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championships
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced on Wednesday the individuals who will compete in the NCAA Division III Singles and Doubles Championship.

May 4, 2015
NCAA Releases Women's Tennis Tournament Field
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced the field for its 2015 Division III women’s tennis tournament on Monday afternoon.

May 3, 2015
W&L Women's Tennis Claims 25th ODAC Title With 5-0 Win Over Roanoke
The fourth-ranked and top-seeded Washington and Lee women’s tennis team defeated second-seeded Roanoke, 5-0, in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championship match on Sunday at Virginia Wesleyan.

May 2, 2015
No. 4 W&L Women's Tennis Tops Bridgewater, 5-0, in ODAC Semis
Senior duo Sonja Meighan (McLean, Va. / Flint Hill) and Patricia Kirkland (Charleston, S.C. / Ashley Hall) earned their 62nd doubles team career win in the top-seeded Washington and Lee women’s tennis team's 5-0 victory over fifth-seeded Bridgewater on Saturday in the semifinals match of the ODAC Tournament at Virginia Wesleyan.

May 1, 2015
2015 W&L Women's Tennis ODAC Championship Preview
Washington and Lee Head Coach Erin Ness and senior captains Kelsey Vella, Sonja Meighan and Patricia Kirkland preview the 2015 ODAC Women's Tennis Championship that will be held May 2-3 at Virginia Wesleyan College.

April 27, 2015
Dabir and Meighan Named ODAC Players of the Week
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its final Players of the Week on Monday and Washington and Lee had two athletes honored.

April 26, 2015
No. 5 W&L Women's Tennis Defeats Sweet Briar, 5-0, in ODAC Quarterfinals
Top-seeded Washington and Lee took down eighth-seeded Sweet Briar, 5-0, in the ODAC Women’s Tennis Tournament Quarterfinals on Sunday at the Duchossois Tennis Center.

April 23, 2015
Numerous W&L Students Earn Winter Scholar-Athlete Awards
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 216 students earned Scholar-Athlete awards during the recently completed winter term. The students are all members of W&L athletic teams and achieved a grade-point average (GPA) of at least 3.500.

April 22, 2015
No. 5 W&L Women's Tennis Takes Down No. 12 Sewanee, 8-1
The fifth-ranked Washington and Lee women’s tennis team topped 12th-ranked Sewanee, 8-1, on Wednesday afternoon at the Bruton-Guerry Tennis Center.

April 20, 2015
No. 5 W&L Women's Tennis Defeats Randolph, 5-3
The fifth-ranked Washington and Lee women’s tennis team defeated Randolph on Monday afternoon in ODAC action, 5-3, at The Sports Racket.

April 20, 2015
No. 5 W&L Women's Tennis Posts a 7-2 Win Over Bridgewater
The fifth-ranked Washington and Lee women’s tennis team posted a 7-2 win over Bridgewater on Monday at the Mapp Tennis Courts.

April 19, 2015
No. 5 W&L Women's Tennis Tops Randolph-Macon, 6-2
The fifth-ranked Washington and Lee women’s tennis team topped Randolph-Macon, 6-2, in ODAC action on Sunday at the Banks Tennis Center.

April 19, 2015
No. 5 W&L Women's Tennis Knocks Off Guilford, 5-3
The fifth-ranked Washington and Lee women’s tennis team downed Guilford, 5-3, in ODAC action on Sunday at the Piedmont Indoor Tennis Center.

April 7, 2015
Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Sonja Meighan (4-7)
Senior women's tennis player Sonja Meighan helped the Generals defeated second-ranked Johns Hopkins, 5-4, on Saturday to earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors. Meighan beat the top-ranked player in the Atlantic South Region at No. 1 singles.

April 6, 2015
W&L's Sonja Meighan Earns ODAC Athlete of the Week Honors
Washington and Lee senior Sonja Meighan (McLean, Va. / Flint Hill) has been named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week for the week ending April 5.

April 4, 2015
No. 10 W&L Women's Tennis Takes Down No. 2 Johns Hopkins, 5-4
The 10th-ranked Washington and Lee women’s tennis team posted a 5-4 win over second-ranked Johns Hopkins on Saturday at the Outdoor Tennis Courts.

April 1, 2015
No. 10 W&L Women's Tennis Defeats Sweet Briar, 6-3
The 10th-ranked Washington and Lee women’s tennis team defeated Sweet Briar, 6-3, in ODAC action on Wednesday afternoon at the Gymnasium Tennis Courts.

April 1, 2015
No. 10 W&L Women's Tennis Drops Roanoke, 5-2
The No. 10 Washington and Lee women’s tennis team downed Roanoke, 5-2, on Wednesday evening in ODAC action at the Duchossois Tennis Center.

March 28, 2015
No. 10 W&L Women's Tennis Tops No. 6 CMU, 5-4
The 10th-ranked Washington and Lee women’s tennis team defeated sixth-ranked Carnegie Mellon, 5-4, on Saturday at the Duchossois Tennis Center.

March 27, 2015
No. 10 W&L Women's Tennis Suffers 7-2 Loss to No. 1 Emory
The 10th-ranked Washington and Lee women’s tennis team fell to first-ranked Emory, 7-2, on Friday at the Duchossois Tennis Center.

March 26, 2015
No. 10 W&L Women's Tennis Posts a 5-0 Win Over No. 14 DePauw
The 10th-ranked Washington and Lee women’s team posted a 5-0 win over 14th-ranked DePauw on Thursday afternoon at the William Washburn Tennis Courts.

March 25, 2015
No. 11 W&L Women's Tennis Downs Shenandoah, 5-2
The No. 11 Washington and Lee women’s tennis team defeated Shenandoah, 5-2, in ODAC action on Wednesday evening.

March 24, 2015
No. 11 W&L Women's Tennis Falls to No. 3 Williams, 8-1
The 11th-ranked Washington and Lee women’s tennis team fell to third-ranked Williams on Wednesday afternoon at the W&L Outdoor Tennis Courts.

March 18, 2015
No. 11 W&L Women's Tennis Tops No. 20 Skidmore, 8-1
The 11th-ranked Washington and Lee women’s tennis team defeated 20th-ranked Skidmore, 8-1, on Wednesday at the W&L Outdoor Tennis Courts.

March 14, 2015
No. 11 W&L Women's Tennis Posts a 6-3 Win Over No. 23 UMW
The No. 11 Washington and Lee women’s tennis team posted a 6-3 win over No. 23 Mary Washington on Saturday afternoon at the Tennis Center.

March 13, 2015
W&L Women's Tennis Against Randolph-Macon Postponed
The Washington and Lee women’s tennis match at Randolph-Macon originally scheduled for Saturday has now been moved to Sunday, April 19 at 1:30 pm due to the rain that is forecasted for the state of Virginia over the next two days.

March 10, 2015
W&L Announces 2015 Athletics Hall of Fame Class
Washington and Lee University has announced the 28th class to be inducted into its Athletic Hall of Fame in a ceremony the weekend of September 11-12, 2015.

March 9, 2015
Buell and Krasner Garner ODAC Athlete of the Week Honors
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Athletes of the Week for the week ending March 8 and Washington and Lee had two athletes recognized.

March 7, 2015
W&L Women's Tennis Takes Down Hollins, 5-0
The No. 20 Washington and Lee women’s tennis team took down Hollins, 5-0, on Saturday at the Duchossois Tennis Center.

March 7, 2015
W&L Women's Tennis Cruises to a 5-0 Victory over E&H
The No. 20 Washington and Lee women’s tennis team cruised to a 5-0 victory over Emory & Henry on Saturday afternoon at the Duchossois Tennis Center.

March 7, 2015
W&L Women's Tennis Defeats Virginia Wesleyan, 5-0
The 20th-ranked Washington and Lee women’s tennis team topped Virginia Wesleyan, 5-0, on Saturday at the Duchossois Tennis Center.

March 4, 2015
W&L Women's Tennis Tops Lynchburg, 5-0
The No. 20 Washington and Lee women’s tennis team recorded a 5-0 victory over Lynchburg on Wednesday evening at the Duchossois Tennis Center.

March 3, 2015
W&L Women's Tennis Reschedules Match Against Lynchburg
The Washington and Lee women’s tennis team announced changes to its schedule due to weather conditions.

March 3, 2015
W&L Women's Tennis Announces Schedule Changes
The Washington and Lee women’s tennis team has announced changes it to its schedule.

March 3, 2015
W&L Women's Tennis Match Against Sweet Briar Postponed
Due to today’s announcement at Sweet Briar, the Washington and Lee women’s tennis match scheduled for this evening at 6:00 pm has been postponed.

March 2, 2015
Donnelly and Hall Earn ODAC Athlete of the Week Laurels
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Athletes of the Week for the week ending March 1 and Washington and Lee had two student-athletes honored.

February 28, 2015
W&L Women's Tennis Defeats Skidmore, 5-4
The No. 20 Washington and Lee women’s tennis team defeated No. 17 Skidmore, 5-4, on Saturday at the ITA National Team Indoor Championship hosted by DePauw.

February 28, 2015
W&L Women's Tennis Posts a 6-3 Win Over Sewanee
The No. 20 Washington and Lee women’s tennis team defeated No. 21 Sewanee, 6-3, on Saturday at the ITA National Team Indoor Championship hosted by DePauw to take fifth place.

February 27, 2015
W&L Women's Tennis Falls to Carnegie Mellon, 5-4
The No. 20 Washington and Lee women’s tennis team was dropped by No. 7 Carnegie Mellon, 5-4, on Friday at the ITA National Team Indoor Championship hosted by DePauw.

February 23, 2015
W&L Women's Tennis Downs Longwood, 7-2
The No. 20 Washington and Lee women’s tennis team defeated Longwood, 7-2, on Tuesday evening at the Duchossois Tennis Center.

February 23, 2015
W&L Women's Tennis Announces Additional Schedule Changes
The Washington and Lee women’s tennis team has announced additional changes to its schedule due to the snow Virginia received over the weekend.

February 23, 2015
W&L Women's Tennis Match Postponed Against Randolph
Due to the snowfall on Saturday, the Washington and Lee women’s tennis team has announced changes to its schedule.

February 22, 2015
W&L Women's Tennis Match Against Roanoke Postponed
Due to the snowfall Lexington received on Saturday, the Washington and Lee women’s tennis team has announced changes to its schedule.

February 20, 2015
W&L Women's Tennis Announces Schedule Changes
Due to the predicted forecast of more snow in Virginia this weekend, the Washington and Lee women’s tennis team has announced changes to its schedule.

February 14, 2015
W&L Women's Tennis Falls to Elon, 7-0
The 20th-ranked Washington and Lee women’s tennis team opened its 2015 spring season with a 7-0 loss to Elon on Saturday afternoon at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center.

February 13, 2015
2015 W&L Women's Tennis Season Preview
Washington and Lee Head Women's Tennis Coach Erin Ness and senior captains Kelsey Vella and Patricia Kirkland discuss the state of the Generals entering the spring season.

February 5, 2015
W&L Women's Tennis Tops ODAC Preseason Poll
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2015 Women’s Tennis Preseason Poll and Washington and Lee was chosen to finish first in the league out of 12 teams.

January 13, 2015
Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete Awards
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that a record 224 students earned Scholar-Athlete awards during the recently completed fall term. The students are all members of W&L athletic teams and achieved a grade-point average (GPA) of at least 3.50. The total contains 34 more athletes than any previous fall term and is 14 more than in any previous winter term.

October 10, 2014
Kirkland and Meighan Take Second Place at ITA Small College Championships
Seniors Patricia Kirkland (Charleston, S.C. / Ashley Hall) and Sonja Meighan (McLean, Va. / Flint Hill) teamed up to take second-place in the doubles competition at the USTA/ITA National Small College Championships on Friday evening at the Palmetto Tennis Center in Sumter, S.C.

October 9, 2014
Kirkland and Meighan Advance to Championship Match at the USTA/ITA National Small College Championships
The Washington and Lee team of seniors Patricia Kirkland (Charleston, S.C. / Ashley Hall) and Sonja Meighan (Mclean, Va. / Flint Hill) have advanced to the championship match of the Division III doubles bracket at the 2014 USTA/ITA National Small College Championships held at the Palmetto Tennis Center in Sumter, S.C. on Thursday afternoon.

July 14, 2014
W&L Men's and Women's Tennis Earns ITA Academic Honors
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced its 2014 All-Academic Teams and Scholar-Athletes recently and Washington and Lee was well represented.