UMW Women's Tennis Falls to Vassar in NCAA Tourney Second Round, 5-0

UMW Women's Tennis Falls to Vassar in NCAA Tourney Second Round, 5-0

The University of Mary Washington women's tennis team saw its season come to a close on Saturday, as the Eagles fell to Vassar College, 5-0, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. UMW closes its season with a record of 16-8.

The Eagles fell at one and three doubles, 8-3, and nearly scrapped back for a win at two doubles before falling, 8-4. After senior Jocelyn Lewis had to retire due to injury at five, the Eagles fell at two singles as senior Michelle Meadows fell 6-2, 6-3.

Sophomore Lindsay Raulston will advance to the NCAA singles championship on May 22-24.

Tennis Match Results
Vassar College vs Mary Washington
May 12, 2012 at Fredericksburg, Va.

Vassar College 5, Mary Washington 0

 Singles competition
1. Lindsay Raulston (UMW) vs. Jennifer Beckerman (VC) 5-5, unfinished
2. Ava Sadeghi (VC) def. Michelle Meadows (UMW) 6-2, 6-3
3. Cassie Bowman (UMW) vs. Joy Backer (VC) 6-4, 3-0, unfinished
4. Alex Ritter (UMW) vs. Samantha Schapiro (VC) 4-6, 0-2, unfinished
5. Jennifer Ruther (VC) def. Jocelyn Lewis (UMW) 6-0, 0-1, retired
6. Casey Malcolm (UMW) vs. Hannah Van Demark (VC) 4-6, 1-0, unfinished

 Doubles competition
1. Ava Sadeghi/Joy Backer (VC) def. Jocelyn Lewis/Michelle Meadows (UMW) 8-3
2. Jennifer Beckerman/Samantha Schapiro (VC) def. Lindsay Raulston/Casey Malcolm (UMW) 8-4
3. Hannah Van Demark/Lindsay Kantor (VC) def. Cassie Bowman/Anna Richman (UMW) 8-3

Match Notes:
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (5)