#27 UMW Women's Tennis Blanks Saint Vincent, 5-0, in NCAA Tourney First Round

The University of Mary Washington women's tennis team swept all three doubles matches, and then the first two in singles play to top Saint Vincent College, 5-0, in the first round of the NCAA Division III Championship tournament on Friday in Pittsburgh. The Eagles will advance to second round action on Saturday.

In doubles, freshmen Mackenzie Smith and Alina Suyama won at two, 8-0, before Alex Ritter and Chrissy Gaul won at three, 8-0. Junior Lindsay Raulston and freshman Shelby Harris provided the sweep with an 8-2 victory at one.

In singles, Raulston won, 6-2, 6-2, and Harris won at two, 6-1, 6-3, halting the match at decision at 5-0.

The Eagles (20-4) will now face host and eighth-ranked Carnegie-Mellon University in the second round on Saturday at noon.

2013 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship
Saint Vincent vs University of Mary Washington (May 10, 2013)

#27 University of Mary Washington 5, Saint Vincent 0
May 10, 2013 at Carnegie Mellon University

Singles competition

1. Lindsay Raulston (UMW) def. Amanda Gans (SVC) 6-2, 6-2

2. Shelby Harris (UMW) def. Shayla Landman (SVC) 6-1, 6-3

3. Alexandra Ritter (UMW) vs. Stephanie Rubin (SVC) 6-1, 4-0, unfinished

4. Christina Gaul (UMW) vs. Jacquelyn Hauser (SVC) 6-2, 4-1, unfinished

5. Mackenzie Smith (UMW) vs. Jessica McKetta (SVC) unfinished

6. Berringer Flood (UMW) vs. Kylie Auman (SVC) unfinished


Doubles competition

1. Lindsay Raulston/Shelby Harris (UMW) def. Amanda Gans/Shayla Landman (SVC) 8-2

2. Mackenzie Smith/Alina Suyama (UMW) def. Stephanie Rubin/Jacquelyn Hauser (SVC) 8-0

3. Alexandra Ritter/Christina Gaul (UMW) def. Jessica McKetta/Kylie Auman (SVC) 8-0


Match Notes

Saint Vincent 15-5

University of Mary Washington 20-4; National ranking #27

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

2013 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championship Regional

First Round - Pittsburgh, Pa.