March 3, 2010

#14 UMW Women's Tennis Tops Palm Beach Atlantic, 6-3

PALM BEACH, FLA - The University of Mary Washington women's tennis team jumped out to a 2-1 advantage after doubles and held on for a 6-3 victory over Division II Palm Beach Atlantic University on Wednesday afternoon. The Eagles improve to 4-2 on the season.

UMW picked up doubles wins at one, with Courtney Goimarac and Katie Schafer winning, 8-3, and at three as Casey Malcolm and Cassie Bowman winning, 8-4. UMW then won four singles matches, with Schafer winning at two, Meadows at three, Malcolm at four, and Danielle Velardi at six. Meadows' win was the clincher for the Eagles.

The Eagles will face Wesley College and Swarthmore College on March 13.

\#14 Mary Washington 6, Palm Beach Atlantic 3

Singles competition
1. Lina Rubiano (PBA) def. Courtney Goimarac (UMW) 5-0
2. Katie Schafer (UMW) def. Natalie Aleman (PBA) 6-1, 6-2
3. Michelle Meadows (UMW) def. Natalia Trotter (PBA) 7-5, 6-1
4. Casey Malcolm (UMW) def. Amber Braaten (PBA) 2-6, 6-4, 11-9
5. Jordan Ittersagen (PBA) def. Cassie Bowman (UMW) 2-6, 7-5, 10-3
6. Danielle Velardi (UMW) def. Krishna Domenech (PBA) 6-2, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. Courtney Goimarac/Katie Schafer (UMW) def. Lina Rubiano/Natalia Trotter (PBA) 8-3
2. Natalie Aleman/Amber Braaten (PBA) def. Meg Lawlor/Michelle Meadows (UMW) 8-4
3. Casey Malcolm/Cassie Bowman (UMW) def. Jordan Ittersagen/Krishna Domenech (PBA) 8-4

Match Notes:
Mary Washington 4-2; National ranking \#14
Palm Beach Atlantic 2-6