W&L Women's Tennis Opens Season in the UMW Fall Kickoff

W&L Women's Tennis Opens Season in the UMW Fall Kickoff

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The Washington and Lee women's tennis team opened its 2015-16 season in the Mary Washington Fall Kickoff this weekend against players from Mary Washington and George Mason.

Junior Brooke Donnelly (Kennesaw, Ga. / Marietta) went a perfect 3-0 in the No. 1 singles flight, while first-year Tessa Hill (Canton, Ohio / Jackson) went 2-1 at No. 2 singles.

Donnelly opened with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Shelby Harris of Mary Washington, posted a 6-4, 6-3 victory over George Mason's Jane Awad and downed Brittany Pilkington of George Mason, 6-2, 6-1.

Hill defeated Olivia Lacy-Thompson of George Mason, 4-6, 6-3, 10-8, and topped Mary Washington's Kait Brogan, 6-4, 6-2. She then dropped a 6-0, 6-3 loss to Marijke Boers of George Mason.

W&L returns to action on September 26-28 when it competes in the ITA/USTA Southeast Regional Championships also held at Mary Washington.

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Singles—1st round

Flight 1 Singles

Brooke Donnelly (WLU) d. Shelby Harris (UMW); 6-2, 6-3        

Michelle Fleenor (WLU) vs.  Jane Awad (GMU)                                                    

 Flight 2 Singles

Kait Brogan (UMW) d. Mary Hampton McNeal (WLU); 6-1, 6-3

Tessa Hill  (WLU) d. Olivia Lacy- Thompson (GMU); 4-6, 6-3, 10-8       

 Flight 3 Singles

Hannah Jabusch (UMW) d. Rachel Hicks (WLU); 6-2, 6-1          

Paige Weinberg  (UMW) d. Melinda Kauffman (WLU); 6-4, 7-6(5)     

 Flight 4 Singles

Emily Kochard (WLU)  d. Danielle Mirabella (UMW); 6-0, 6-4              

 Flight 5 Singles

Berri Flood (UMW) d. Genny Francis (WLU); 6-0, 6-3    

 

Singles—2nd round

Flight 1 Singles

Michelle Fleenor  (WLU) d. Caroline Mosberg (UMW); 6-7(5), 6-2, 10-7

Brooke Donnelly (WLU) d.  Jane Awad (GMU); 6-4, 6-3

 Flight 2 Singles

Tessa Hill (WLU) d. Kait Brogan (UMW); 6-4, 6-2

Sydney Green (GMU) d. Mary Hampton McNeal  (WLU); 6-3, 6-1

 Flight 3 Singles

Hannah Jabusch (UMW)  d.  Melinda Kauffman (WLU); 3-6, 6-0, 10-1

Esu Erdenebat  (GMU) d. Rachel Hicks (WLU); 5-7, 6-2, 10-2

 Flight 4 Singles

Scarlett Walston (GMU)  d. Emily Kochard (WLU); 7-5, 7-6(3)

Flight 5 Singles

Brittany McBride (UMW)  d.  DeeDee Aeschliman (WLU); 7-6(5), 6-3

Genny Francis (WLU) d.  Mina Saygi (GMU); 6-4, 6-3

 

Singles—3rd round

Flight 1 Singles

Brooke Donnelly (WLU) d. Brittany Pilkington (GMU); 6-2, 6-1

 Flight 2 Singles

Mary Hampton McNeal (WLU) d. Mackenzie Smith (UMW); 6-3, 4-6, 11-9

Marijke Boers (GMU) d. Tessa Hill (WLU); 6-0, 6-3

 Flight 3 Singles

Melinda Kauffman (WLU) d. Danielle Mirabella (UMW): 6-2, 7-5

Chrissy Gaul (UMW) d.  Rachel Hicks (WLU); 6-0, 6-1

 Flight 4 Singles

Hannah Jabsuch (UMW) d. Emily Kochard (WLU); 6-2, 6-2

 Flight 5 Singles

Nicole Haigwood (GMU) d. Genny Francis (WLU); 6-0, 6-0

 Flight 6 Singles

Sara Fioretti (UMW) d. DeeDee Aeschliman (WLU); 6-2, 6-1

 

Doubles—1st round

Flight 1 Doubles

Mosberg / Fioretti (UMW) d. Fleenor / McNeal (WLU);  9-8(5)          

Donnelly / Hill (WLU) d. Pilkington / Green (GMU); 8-3

 Flight 2 Doubles

Kochard / Hicks (WLU) d. Smith / Mirabella (UMW); 8-2

 Flight 3 Doubles

Francis / Kauffman (WLU) d. Price / Flood (UMW); 8-5

 

Doubles—2nd round

Flight 1 Doubles

Harris / Brogan (UMW) d. Fleenor / McNeal (WLU); 8-1

Donnelly / Hill (WLU) d. Boers / Yang (GMU); 8-6

 Flight 2 Doubles

Kochard / Hicks (WLU) d. Lacy-Thompson / Erdenebat (GMU); 8-3

 Flight 3 Doubles

McBride / Gaul (UMW) d. Francis / Kauffman (WLU); 9-8(5)

 

Doubles—3rd round

Flight 1 Doubles

Harris / Brogan (UMW) d. Donnelly / Hill (WLU); 8-6

Pilkington / Green (GMU) d. Fleenor / McNeal (WLU); 8-3

 Flight 2 Doubles

Suyama / Diffley (UMW) d. Kochard / Hicks (WLU); 9-7

 Flight 3 Doubles

Jabusch / Gaul (UMW) d. Francis / Kauffman (WLU); 8-2