UMW Women's Tennis Opens Fall at WLU Fall Festival


The University of Mary Washington women's tennis team captured two flights at the Washington & Lee University Fall Festival over the weekend in Lexington, Va. Sophomore Katie Schafer (New Market, Md., Linganore) won the A singles flight, while freshman Cassie Bowman (Mountain Top, Pa., Crestwood) took honors in the singles C flight.

Schafer defeated Mariah Bryant of Hollins, 6-0, 6-0, then topped Jen Snyder of WLU, 6-3, 6-2. She won the championship of the flight by topping Blair Brzeski of WLU, 6-0, 6-1. Bowman downed Lyndsey Johansson of WLU, 6-7, 6-4, 6-4 in the final of the C flight after topping Lauren Simmons of WLU, 6-1, 7-6.

The Eagles will host the ITA Regional Tournament this weekend starting Saturday at 8:00 a.m.