UMW's Lindsay Raulston Ascends to Second In ITA Regional Singles Ranking

UMW's Lindsay Raulston Ascends to Second In ITA Regional Singles Ranking

Mary Washington junior Lindsay Raulston has moved up to the #2 spot in the ITA Atlantic South Regional Singles Rankings, which were released Thursday night (3/28).  This the first time Raulston, a 2012 All-American selection in singles, has been ranked this high by the ITA. 

 Raulston, who is 8-0 on the season,  joins an elite group of  decorated Mary Washington alumni that been ranked top three in the region. The last time Mary Washington had a singles player ranked at #2 in the region was Lea Schon, a 1999 graduate of Mary Washington, and a 2012 UMW Athletic  Hall of Fame Inductee. Schon finished the 1999 season ranked #12 in the country. The last player to be ranked in the top three during Coach Patrick Catullo’s tenure was five-time All-American Rebecca Morse-Karzen.  Morse-Karzen was ranked as high as #3 in the region during her 2009 senior season and finished her career ranked #15 in the country.

The ITA Atlantic South Regional Doubles Rankings were also released this week with several UMW players making the list.  Raulston and freshman Shelby Harris (6-1) were ranked at #5 and their teammates, senior Cassie Bowman and sophomore Alex Ritter (7-2) were ranked at #14 in the region.  

Mary Washington women’s tennis is 10-1 on the season, ranked #6 in the Atlantic South Region and #28 in the National Rankings.