No. 1 Emory Defeats No. 15 W&L Women's Tennis, 5-0, in NCAA Third Round

No. 1 Emory Defeats No. 15 W&L Women's Tennis, 5-0, in NCAA Third Round

LEXINGTON, Va. – Top-ranked Emory defeated 15th-ranked Washington and Lee, 5-0, in the third round of the NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Tournament on Sunday afternoon at the W&L Upper Tennis Courts.

The Eagles took a 3-0 lead into singles play after claiming all three doubles matches.

Emory's Katarina Su topped sophomore Emily Kochard (Crozet, Va. / Western Albemarle) by a score of 6-0, 6-0 at No. 6 singles and Madison Gordon posted a 6-0, 6-1 victory over first-year Melinda Kauffman (Fuquay Varina, N.C. / North Raleigh Christian Academy) at No. 5 singles to close out the match.

The Generals conclude the season with a 19-6 overall record, while the Eagles improve to 25-5 and will take on 10th-ranked Washington University- St. Louis in the quarterfinals round on May 23.

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Emory University 5, Washington and Lee 0
May 15, 2016 at Lexington, Va. (W&L Outdoor Courts)

 

Singles competition
1. Brooke Donnelly (W&LW) vs. Bridget Harding (EUW) 6-3, 1-0, unfinished
2. Tessa Hill (W&LW) vs. Michelle Satterfield (EUW) 2-6, 2-4, unfinished
3. Michelle Fleenor (W&LW) vs. Beatrice Rosen (EUW) 2-6, 2-3, unfinished
4. M. H. McNeal (W&LW) vs. Paula Castro (EUW) 1-6, 2-5, unfinished
5. Madison Gordon (EUW) def. Melinda Kauffman (W&LW) 6-0, 6-1
6. Katarina Su (EUW) def. Emily Kochard (W&LW) 6-0, 6-0

 

Doubles competition
1. Anna Fuhr/Madison Gordon (EUW) def. Tessa Hill/Brooke Donnelly (W&LW) 8-5
2. Bridget Harding/Katarina Su (EUW) def. Rachel Hicks/Michelle Fleenor (W&LW) 8-0
3. Michelle Satterfield/Paula Castro (EUW) def. Emily Kochard/M. H. McNeal (W&LW) 8-3


Match Notes
Emory University 25-5
Washington and Lee 19-6
Order of finish: Doubles (2,3,1); Singles (,6,5)
Third round of the NCAA Division III Tournament
T-2:23 A-109