#21 Eagles Fall to #19 Skidmore, 6-3, on Friday

#21 Eagles Fall to #19 Skidmore, 6-3, on Friday

Fredericksburg, Va.—The University of Mary Washington women's tennis team fell  to #19 Skidmore College,6-3 , on Friday. The Eagles move to 7-6 overall for the year.

Skidmore started off by taking two of the three doubles matches, at number two and three. Lindsay Raulston and Shelby Harris picked up a doubles win at number one, 8-2.

In singles, Raulston picked up a win at number one, 6-2, 6-1 over Melissa Hirsch. Alex Ritter was also a winner for the Eagles at four singles. Ritter displaced Monique Carlson in a hard fought two setter; 7-6 (9-7), 6-2.

The Eagles return to the court tomorrow against Oberlin. First serve is at 10:00 a.m. from the UMW Tennis Center.


#19 Skidmore College 6, #21 University of Mary Washington 3
Mar 28, 2014 at Fredericksburg, Va.

Singles competition
1. RAULSTON, Lindsay (UMWWT) def. Melissa Hirsch (SKID) 6-2, 6-1
2. Lee Ford (SKID) def. HARRIS, Shelby (UMWWT) 2-6, 6-2, 6-4
3. Madeline Benn (SKID) def. SMITH, Mackenzie (UMWWT) 6-4, 7-6 (7-4)
4. RITTER, Alex (UMWWT) def. Monique Carlson (SKID) 7-6 (9-7), 6-2
5. Zoe Valella (SKID) def. GAUL, Christina (UMWWT) 6-3, 1-6, 6-4
6. Rachel Plevinsky (SKID) def. WEINBURG, Paige Anne (UMWWT) 6-1, 6-2


Doubles competition
1. RAULSTON, Lindsay/HARRIS, Shelby (UMWWT) def. Lee Ford/Madeline Benn (SKID) 8-2
2. Zoe Valella/Rachel Plevinsky (SKID) def. SMITH, Mackenzie/SUYAMA, Alina (UMWWT) 9-7
3. Yumi Karlshoej/Melissa Hirsch (SKID) def. BARROW, Ashley/RITTER, Alex (UMWWT) 8-5