FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The 16th-ranked Washington and Lee women's tennis team posted a 7-2 triumph over 22nd-ranked Skidmore on Sunday afternoon at Mary Washington.
The Blue and White won at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles to take a 2-1 lead into singles action, where it went on to claim five of the singles matches to reach the final margin of 7-2.
The Generals improve to 11-2 overall with the win, while the Thoroughbreds fall to 6-4 overall with the loss.
W&L returns to the court next Saturday, when it hosts 10th-ranked Carnegie Mellon for a 1:00 pm contest.
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2016-17 W&L Women's Tennis
Skidmore vs Washington and Lee (Mar 19, 2017)
#16 Washington and Lee 7, #22 Skidmore 2 Mar 19, 2017 at Fredericksburg, Va. (Mary Washington)
|1. Brooke Donnelly (WLUW) def. Madie Benn (SKID) 6-2, 7-5|
|2. Tessa Hill (WLUW) def. Michelle Fuca (SKID) 6-2, 6-3|
|3. Michelle Fleenor (WLUW) def. Renee Karchere-Sun (SKID) 6-4, 6-7, 1-0|
|4. Danielle Giannetti (SKID) def. Hannah Archer (WLUW) 6-4, 7-6|
|5. Mary Hampton McNeal (WLUW) def. Brianna Greene (SKID) 6-1, 6-2|
|6. Emily Kochard (WLUW) def. Jessica Ampel (SKID) 6-1, 7-5|
|1. Madie Benn/Michelle Fuca (SKID) def. Brooke Donnelly/Tessa Hill (WLUW) 8-7|
|2. Michelle Fleenor/Lauren Hassell (WLUW) def. Brianna Greene/Ada Wiggins (SKID) 8-4|
|3. Emily Kochard/Lily Horsley (WLUW) def. Danielle Giannetti/Jessica Ampel (SKID) 8-1|
|Skidmore 6-4; National ranking #22|
|Washington and Lee 11-2; National ranking #16|